Experts on health care for children with complex medical needs gathered in Washington, DC, on December 7-8 to consider system modifications that could make care more effective for children and help relieve the burden on their families.
Little is known about the relationship between receiving primary care in a medical home and unplanned hospital readmissions and emergency department visits among children with special health care needs (CSHCN). A new study, published in the journal Pediatrics, sheds lights on this issue.
To commemorate tomorrow’s 15-year anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), we are looking back at six key laws that have specifically helped improve the lives of children with special health care needs.
Two members of the 5Cs recently presented on Multiagency Collaboration to Improve Care Coordination: A County-Level Case Study of Children with Special Health Care Needs at the Community Pediatrics Poster Session of the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference in Washington, DC.