Reports

Resources

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CARE Award Metrics: Reflections and Rankings
August 21, 2018

This white paper presents an overview of CARE Award measurement and reflects on where successes were seen, where barriers were encountered, and how ...

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Estimating Your Costs to Manage a Population
August 1, 2018

The Children’s Hospital Association and leading children’s health systems participating in the CARE Award are testing new care delivery and payment ...

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Invoking the Power of Family Partnerships
August 1, 2018

Health care professionals and organizations can successfully use the knowledge families have by cultivating a culture of family-centered care. This ...

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Access to Care: A Family-Centered Approach
August 1, 2018

The CARE Award provided a unique opportunity to understand the reasons behind preventable ED utilization for a population that had access to health ...

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Reflections on Care Coordination
July 25, 2018

This white paper shares strategies to improve coordination of care for CMC and their families employed by practice sites as a part of the CARE Award.

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Implications of adult network adequacy standards on children’s access to pediatric specialty care
July 16, 2018

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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Downside Risk in Payment Model for Children With Complex Medical Conditions
May 11, 2018

CHA contracted with Milliman to conduct the actuarial analysis for the CARE Award. Milliman developed this white paper as part of their analysis.

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Attracting the Millennial Generation Workforce to Children's Hospitals
April 26, 2018

National research offers insights into effective strategies to recruit, engage and retain millennial employees in children’s hospitals.

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Attracting the Millennial Generation Workforce to Children's Hospitals
April 26, 2018

National research offers insights into effective strategies to recruit, engage and retain millennial employees in children’s hospitals.

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Screening for Social Determinants of Health: Children's Hospitals Respond
March 30, 2018

An overview of how children's hospitals are selecting and implementing screeners for social determinants of health.

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The CARE Award Payment Models
January 4, 2018

The creation of new payment models – those that incentivize the specific providers involved in the child’s care and address the coordination of both ...

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The New Importance of Children in America
October 12, 2017

Massive demographic changes are converging to make investing in children more important than ever. It is a strong wake-up call for policymakers.

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CARE Award Patient Acuity and Selection Effects
October 6, 2017

This white paper evaluates the acuity level across the claims data sets acquired for analysis of the CARE Award.

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Payment Model Guidance for Organizations Caring for Children with Complex Medical Conditions: The CARE Award
July 11, 2017

In the Coordinating All Resources Effectively (CARE) Award, 10 hospitals worked to understand the possibilities for new payment models. This ...

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Impacting the Health Care Spend for Children with Complex Conditions
July 10, 2017

CARE Award participants are implementing changes to their current health care delivery systems that are expected to reduce spend and utilization ...

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Four New CARE Award Resources Available from 2017 Professional Meetings
July 10, 2017

Knowledge from the CARE Award is being used to develop new research for peer reviewed presentations and publications. Four resources presented this ...

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Key Actuarial Lessons from the CARE Award: Alternate Payment Models for Children with Complex Medical Conditions
June 7, 2017

An actuarial analysis of data from 10 children's hospitals shows substantial potential risks and rewards in alternate payment models for hospitals, ...

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National Survey Results: Accountability Programs and Quality Measures in Children's Hospitals
March 17, 2017

Key findings from CHA's survey to gain insight into children's hospitals' exposure to programs of accountability and the quality measures used.

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Lessons Learned in the First 18 Months of the CARE Award to Transform Care and Payment Models
September 1, 2016

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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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.