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 of Medicaid claims data examines the consistency of primary care within an accountable care organization that enrolled a pediatric Medicaid population.
This study describes the proportion of time spent by residents in direct care, indirect care activities, and education across 9 pediatric institutions.
This Viewpoint discusses the need to cultivate within residents a strong sense of responsibility for patients and provides recommendations to develop it.
This prospective, cohort study of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales demonstrated responsiveness, construct validity, and predictive validity in hospitalized pediatric patients.
Chambers et al conducted a comprehensive economic and health services assessment of the frequency, duration, and cost of hospital admissions during the first 5 years of life for singleton, twin, and higher-order multiple children. They examine the contribution of assisted reproductive technology to the incidence and cost of multiple births. See the Editorial by Mehta.
Biondi and colleagues aimed to determine the time to positivity of blood culture results in febrile infants admitted to a general inpatient unit.
van der Baan-Slootweg et al determine whether an inpatient treatment program is more effective than an ambulatory program at achieving a sustained weight loss in children and adolescents with severe obesity. Also see the editorial comment by Inge et al.