This study measures and compares the quality of resuscitative care delivered to simulated pediatric patients across a spectrum of pediatric emergency departments and general emergency departments in the United States.
This cross-sectional analysis identifies types of hospitals with the highest Medicaid losses from pediatric inpatient care and estimates the proportion of losses recovered through federal Disproportionate Share Hospital payments.
This cohort study uses children with asthma in hospitals of varying sizes to design a template to match hospitals and patients for measurement of resource utilization.
This study uses data from the National Trauma Data Bank to compare mortality of injured adolescents treated at adult trauma centers, pediatric trauma centers, or mixed trauma centers that treat both pediatric and adult trauma patients.
This study assesses national variability and appropriateness of antibiotic prophylaxis among US pediatric surgical patients.
This cohort study assesses the frequency with which parents experience patient safety incidents and the proportion of reported incidents that meet standard definitions of medical errors and preventable adverse events.
This cohort study compares baseline and social determinants of health-risk–adjusted potentially preventable readmission rates to determine whether adjustment for social determinants of health could affect the pay-for-performance penalty status of a national sample of children’s hospitals.
This study describes the resource burden of the 2014 outbreak of enterovirus D68 respiratory disease at a children’s hospital.
This cohort study aims to determine whether pay for performance promotes pediatric performance improvement in primary care physicians.
This study of Medicaid claims data examines the consistency of primary care within an accountable care organization that enrolled a pediatric Medicaid population.
This Viewpoint discusses the need to develop additional infrastructure and new models of care to treat adults with childhood-onset illnesses in a safe, standardized, and evidence-based manner.
This study of hospital admissions from a payer claims database identifies how readmissions to the same and different hospitals might affect quality assessment, anticipation of penalties, and quality improvement in a pediatric population.
This mixed-methods analysis of a cross-sectional anonymous survey at a large children’s hospital identifies systems-level and sociocultural reasons why attending physicians and advanced practice clinicians work while sick.
This database review reports that use of diagnostic ultrasonography has increased and that of computed tomography has decreased in children with suspected appendicitis, resulting in a decline in negative appendectomy at 35 pediatric institutions.
Goodman and colleagues aimed to estimate adverse clinical outcomes associated with weekend admission in the first hospitalization of pediatric patients with newly diagnosed leukemia. Hagan provided a related editorial.