How 2020 Census Data Affects Children's Health Care
The U.S. census provides data to determine funding for state and local programs that support the health and well-being of children—and helps children’s hospitals better understand and care for the populations they serve. But young kids have been undercounted in the census for decades. With the 2020 Census around the corner, here’s a look at why an accurate count of kids across the country matters.
Physical Child Abuse Codes
International Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes can be used to identify cases of physical child abuse among hospitalized children.
High-Intensity Neurologic Impairment Codes
High-intensity neurologic impairment (HI-NI) codes can be used to identify neurological diagnoses that ire reasonably expected to last 12 months and result in significant functional impairments requiring subspecialty medical care.
3 Clinical Care Improvement Projects
Clinical care improvement projects can change how a child receives care. Here's a look at the top Pediatric Quality Award entries from the clinical care category.