Hospitals, Pediatric

A telehealth nursing intervention reduces hospitalizations in children with complex health conditions.

Publication Date: 
Sep 01, 2009

The U Special Kids Program (USK) at the University of Minnesota provides care coordination and case management services by telephone to children with special health-care needs. We measured the effect of the USK programme on hospital resource utilization using a retrospective record review.

TXT@WORK: pediatric hospitalists and text messaging.

Publication Date: 
Jun 28, 2014

BACKGROUND: Many studies assess provider-patient communication through text messaging; however, minimal research has addressed communication among physicians. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of text messaging by pediatric hospitalists.

Preventing or accelerating emergency care for children with complex healthcare needs.

Publication Date: 
Dec 24, 2007

OBJECTIVE: A subgroup of children with special health care needs (CSHCN) have chronic and complex medical conditions and frequently attend the emergency department (ED).

Patterns and changes in prescriber attitudes toward PDA prescription-assistive technology.

Publication Date: 
Mar 30, 2009

CONTEXT: Medication error prevention is a priority for the U.S. healthcare system in the 21st century. Use of technology is considered by some as critical to achieve this goal. Knowledge of the attitudinal barriers to such adoption, however, is limited.

Wireless telephone systems and the impact on patient satisfaction scoring: a pilot study.

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Publication Date: 
Feb 01, 2010

UNLABELLED: A review of patient and family satisfaction measures on one pediatric acute care inpatient unit of 27 beds rated the nurses' promptness in responding to patient call bells in the 40%-50% excellence range.

A survey on electronic communication in pediatric clinics.

Publication Date: 
Jul 20, 2012

OBJECTIVE: Short message service (SMS) or text messaging is growing in use in personal, business, and more recently healthcare matters. If and how a tool used in adult healthcare may be transitioned to pediatric patients must be carefully studied to minimize potential harms.