Reports

Resources

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Lessons Learned in the First 18 Months of the CARE Award to Transform Care and Payment Models
January 3, 2017

Early key findings in this three-year project to test change concepts to improve care and reduce costs for children with medical complexity.

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MACPAC June 2016 Report Summary
August 25, 2016

CHA developed a summary of MACPAC’s June 2016 report to Congress.

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2016 Employee Benefits Survey Trends
July 13, 2016

Children’s hospitals of all types offer competitive benefits and on-site services to promote wellness. How does your hospital compare?

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Building Benchmarks for Pediatric Care: Patients Hospitalized for Asthma, Bronchiolitis and Pneumonia
July 8, 2016

This study shows how hospitals were able to reduce variation in care and reduce costs for common inpatient conditions.

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Nutrition Interventions for Stage III Pediatric Weight Management: Consensus of Registered Dietitians on Best Practice
February 5, 2016

This white paper highlights best practices of Registered Dietitians working in pediatric weight management programs.

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Pediatric Health Care Services Distribution and Utilization: Analysis for Network Adequacy Standards Development
December 17, 2014

CHA is examining the distribution of pediatric health care services, care delivery, and pediatric care utilization to help inform policy decisions ...

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2013 Survey Findings of Children's Hospitals Obesity Services
May 1, 2014

The purpose of this survey was to better understand the children’s hospital response to the childhood obesity epidemic.

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Health Care Utilization of Children
November 2, 2013

The Association analyzed utilization patterns using claims data for specific patient populations, enabling segmentation and development of care ...

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Potential Medicaid Savings From Improving Care Coordination for Medically Complex Children
October 17, 2013

The Association commissioned Dobson DaVanzo & Associates, LLC to estimate the financial impact on the Medicaid program of its legislative proposal ...

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Optimizing Health Care for Children With Medical Complexity
October 15, 2013

This report outlines the Association's proposal for a national solution to address the needs of children with medical complexity.

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Advancing a Healthy Hospital Initiative
July 1, 2013

Recommendations to help children's hospitals advance a healthy hospital environment for patients, families and employees.

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The Landscape of Medical Care for Children with Medical Complexity
June 25, 2013

This special report looks at a growing sub-population among children -- the medically complex -- and reveals the extent and cost of their health ...

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2012 Survey Findings: Children's Hospitals Child Abuse Services
October 1, 2012

This report is the third iteration of benchmarking data for child protection teams at children’s hospitals.

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Public Policy Subcommittee: Obesity Resource Guide
July 1, 2012

Informs hospital staff on statistics and information that can support advocacy efforts on a local, state and national level.

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FOCUS on a Fitter Future 2011 Executive Report
April 1, 2012

The FOCUS on a Fitter Future 2011 Executive Report is a brief summary of the work of FOCUS on a Fitter Future II.

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Children's Hospitals Combat #1 Killer of Kids: 2011 Survey of Injury Prevention Services at Children's Hospitals
April 1, 2012

This report presents findings from the Association’s 2011 survey of injury prevention activities of its U.S. members.

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Defining the Children's Hospital Role in Child Maltreatment, Second Edition
October 1, 2011

Guidelines on what a hospital child protection team should offer in order to be a basic program, advanced program or center of excellence.

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Planning, Building and Sustaining a Pediatric Obesity Program: A Survival Guide
December 1, 2010

This Survival Guide provides practical steps for children's hospitals ready to take their weight management programs to the next level.

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Realizing the Vision: Continuity of Care for Children and Adolescents with Obesity
July 1, 2010

Learn about optimal ways to deliver high-quality, cost-effective care and improved services for children and families affected by obesity.