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Enhanced Medical Home for High-Risk Children Dramatically Reduces Hospital Costs, Illnesses

High-risk children suffering from chronic diseases who received comprehensive care at a special clinic at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) experienced dramatic reductions in both serious illnesses and hospital costs, according to a study recently … finish reading Enhanced Medical Home for High-Risk Children Dramatically Reduces Hospital Costs, Illnesses

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Telemedicine Reduces Pediatric Medication Errors in Rural EDs

Telemedicine consultations with pediatric specialists can improve the quality of care and reduce the number of drug errors in rural settings, according to a study from UC Davis Medical Center. Rural physicians face distinct disadvantages when providing critical care for … finish reading Telemedicine Reduces Pediatric Medication Errors in Rural EDs

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Pediatric Mental Health Diagnoses Jump 30 Percent in Last Four Years

Pediatricians are seeing an increase in behavioral health problems among children, including sharp increases in Attention Deficit Hypertension Disorder (ADHD), anxiety, depression, and eating disorders, according to a study from athenahealth, Inc. According to the report, growth in ADHD is … finish reading Pediatric Mental Health Diagnoses Jump 30 Percent in Last Four Years

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Children More Likely to Get Preventive Care When Parents Use Online Health Tools

Parents of young children who used integrated personal health records (PHRs) were more likely to get their children the nationally recommended number of preventive care visits, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in The Journal of Pediatrics. Children up … finish reading Children More Likely to Get Preventive Care When Parents Use Online Health Tools

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