Health is impacted by so much more than medical care, which contributes only a small share to a child’s overall health. The below resources explore opportunities to get started on a path that supports a more upstream, preventive, and holistic delivery system that treats all young patients and their families with dignity and supports better opportunities for life-long health and well-being.
1. Learn the Basics
Following are core resources that outline critical strategies to transform child health care, distilled from research and insights from experts across the country.
REPORT • AUGUST 2021
Provides recommendations for providers, payers, and policymakers to consider when adopting approaches to transform child health care services.
BLOG POST • NOVEMBER 2021
Discusses the three key strategies to improve child health care.
FACT SHEET • JANUARY 2023
Explains why child health care transformation is needed and offers three strategies to achieve it.
INFOGRAPHIC • JANUARY 2023
Offers strategies for engaging with patients and families as partners to make pediatric care anti-racist and family-centered.
2. Hear from Others
Acknowledging Trauma to Help Lead Transformation
Hala Durrah, MAT
Patient Family and Engagement Consultant and Advocate
Engaging Youth in Transformation Efforts
Founder and Executive Director, Generation Patient
Starting with Families & Communities to Transform Care
Renée Boynton-Jarrett, MD, ScD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine; Director, Vital Village Network
WEBINAR • AUGUST 2021
Explores the need to transform child health care from three unique perspectives: pediatricians, a family advocate, and a children’s health clinic director.
3. Explore Implementation Resources
Explore the library on this resource center for an array of practical resources, lessons, and tools from organizations across the country that are championing child health care transformation:
See also resources for policymakers and payers to adopt financing and accountability levers that support transformation.