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57% of Children Have Access to Pediatric Trauma Care Centers

April 27, 2017 - Just over half of children have feasible access to a pediatric trauma care center that meets their unique needs, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). “Children who have suffered a severe and potentially life-threatening physical injury as a result of an event such as a motor vehicle crash or a fall need specialized care because of their unique anatomical,...


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57% of Children Have Access to Pediatric Trauma Care Centers

by Sara Heath

Just over half of children have feasible access to a pediatric trauma care center that meets their unique needs, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). “Children who have suffered a severe and potentially...

Patient Portal Use Lagging Despite Strong Provider Support

by Sara Heath

Although most healthcare organizations offer patients access to their individual health records, less than one-third of patients look at that data on the patient portal, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO)....

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