Improving the health status of children

Children’s hospitals serve a very important role in our community and throughout the world. In my experience working with children’s hospitals for nearly three decades, their focus on infants, children and adolescents provides specialized care that adult providers simply cannot provide – physicians, nurses and other caregivers with special training, the right equipment and an understanding of the medications that are unique to children.

While our organization is most well known for our amazing hospital in Milwaukee, our dedication to the health and well-being of children has grown far beyond the walls of that facility.

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Welcome to the conversation

Welcome to Children’s Hospital and Health System’s new blog, which we hope will serve as a meeting place for conversation about children’s health. We also plan to offer you a more personal glimpse into what’s happening here at Children’s.

This is an ambitious organization with so many projects in the works–everything from planning the opening of our new west tower in two short months to scheduling field trips for school classes at Children’s Health Education Center to working on Magnet nursing recertification and collaborating on new pediatric research through Children’s Research Institute. None of this would be possible without your support, but what does it all mean? And, the bottom line is, how does this impact children in our care and in the community? We’ll offer our thoughts.

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