Ethical Framework for Risk Stratification and Mitigation Programs for Children with Medical Complexity

Those in hospitals and health care systems, when designing clinical programs for children with medical complexity, often talk about needing to develop and implement a system of risk stratification. Authors use the framework of an ethical evaluation of a health care program to examine what the task of risk stratification might entail by identifying specific and detailed issues that require particular attention and making a series of recommendations to help ensure that programs for children with medical complexity avoid potentially ethically problematic situations and practices.

This article is part of a supplement to Pediatrics entitled, “Building Systems that Work for Children with Complex Health Care Needs.” Learn more about the supplement. Authors and experts in the field will be discussing each article in-depth throughout 2018. See the schedule and check back often for details.

Report cover image

Downloads

Author

Chris Feudtner, Theodore Schall, Pamela Nathanson, Jay Berry

Published Date

March 1, 2018

Type

Focus

Topics

Get the Latest Updates

Newsletter

Stay informed on news, policy, research, events, and advocacy opportunities by subscribing to the newsletter from the California Advocacy Network for Children with Special Health Care Needs.

You can also view archives of past editions.