Increased attention to children with medical complexity has occurred because these children are growing in number, consume a disproportionate share of health-system costs, and require policy and programmatic interventions that differ in many ways from the broader group of children with special health care needs. But will this focus on complex care lead to meaningful changes in systems of care and outcomes for children with serious chronic diseases?
Discussing Status Complexicus? The Emergence of Pediatric Complex Care, the lead author and experts in the field reviewed the article’s key content and shared thoughts on the implications of its recommendations.
This was the first in a series of conversations that we will have throughout 2018, with authors of the PEDIATRICS Supplement: Building Systems that Work for Children with Complex Health Care Needs.
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