Children's Hospitals Today - Winter 2014 - (Page 1)

contents 12 22 8 16 FEATURES COVER STORY 16 Up all night Children's hospital CEOs say pediatric health care is facing major challenges. Here's a look at the issues causing them to lose sleep. 8 Behind the numbers A new analysis of data from 38 children's hospitals reveals conditions in pediatric hospital care that are prevalent and costly. Here's a closer look at four of those conditions. 12 Hands on These children's hospital improvement teams led remarkable initiatives that are changing the way their hospitals work, from culture to communication. 22 Healing spaces A health care facility should be more than just a pretty façade. The right environment can help restore the body, mind and spirit of patients and the people who care for them. IN THIS ISSUE 2 Editor's note 3 President's message HOSPITAL ROUNDS 4 First person 5 Everyday hero 6 Reader commentary HOSPITAL HIGHLIGHT 7 Helping kids affected by burns ASSOCIATION NEWS 29 Board member Q&A 30 Public policy update 32 Child's story

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Children's Hospitals Today - Winter 2014

Children's Hospitals Today - Winter 2014
Edito's Note
President's Message
First Person
Everyday Hero
Reader Commentary
Helping Kids Affected by Burns
Behind the Numbers
Hands On
Healing Spaces
Board Member q&a
Public Policy Update
Child’s Story

Children's Hospitals Today - Winter 2014