Systems and Standards Journal Articles
August 1, 2017

Experts’ Perspectives toward a Population Health Approach for Children with Medical Complexity

By: Elizabeth S. Barnert, Ryan J. Coller, Bergen B. Nelson, Lindsey R. Thompson, Vincent Chan, Cesar Padilla, Thomas S. Klitzner, Moira Szilagyi, Paul J Chung,

Researchers interviewed 23 national experts on children with medical complexity to better understand population health for these children. They developed five themes that characterize this group of children and their families, concluding that measuring population health for them is challenging but necessary.

See related article: A Healthy Life for a Child With Medical Complexity: 10 Domains for Conceptualizing Health