Children’s hospitals no longer have the luxury of acting alone and must begin to align with other providers, engaging in co-opetition.
Medically complex children generate as much as 40% of total pediatric Medicaid costs. Will the ACE Kids Act help?
The Chief of Advanced Practice Services at Seattle Children’s Hospital describes how the roles of nurse practitioners and physician assistants are changing.
The 2016 pediatric provider survey illustrates the expanding role of advanced practice providers in care delivery.
ECG consultants Shelby Jergens and Clark Bosslet identify three areas that present the greatest opportunity for change in the NICU.
How to ensure your NICU thrives amidst increased operational and financial scrutiny.
An action plan for following up with families after discharge from pediatric care.
Many hospitals have found that the best way to reengage families with their child’s care plan is to have familiar providers follow up by phone within a few days of discharge.
Shrinking margins and financial pressures have led pediatric providers to revisit long-standing affiliation agreements and explore new modes of partnership. A similar dynamic has unfolded with regard to research enterprises, leading some children’s hospitals to pursue partnerships with nontraditional sources – such as pharmaceutical and biotech companies.
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