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Launch of the KidsX Accelerator and Global Ecosystem

PIPSQC is pleased to highlight the newly launched KidsX Accelerator and global ecosystem – which brings together the top children’s hospitals and talented digital health companies to build, test and deploy software solutions to make pediatric care exceptionally effective, safe, efficient and convenient for children and families.

KidsX hospitals have come together to prioritize a select set of problems they wish to solve using innovative digital solutions:
- Remote Patient Monitoring
- Care Coordination Tool between Parents, Providers, and Schools
- Appointment Coordination for Complex Care
- Care Transition from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare
- Virtual Rehab (PT, ST, OT) for Kids, using Gamification
- Pediatric Mental Wellness in Mobile Apps
- Preparing Families Before Surgery to Reduce Anxiety and Cancellations
- Predictive Analytics for Adverse Clinical Outcomes

For more information about KidsX, please visit:
https://www.kidsx.health/

In addition, PIPSQC is pleased to highlight the following resources in pediatric patient safety:

PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE
Age-Based Percentiles of Measured Mean Arterial Pressure in Pediatric Patients in a Hospital Setting
Data-driven ICU management: Using big data and algorithms to improve outcomes
Pick the PICC? It's Complicated

PEDIATRIC SEPSIS
Adapting Pediatric Sepsis Criteria for Benchmarking and Quality Control - The Search for the Holy Grail Continues
Challenges in developing a consensus definition of neonatal sepsis
CPS - Diagnosis and management of sepsis in the paediatric patient
Evaluating Pediatric Sepsis Definitions Designed for Electronic Health Record Extraction and Multicenter Quality Improvement

NEONATAL SAFETY and GLOBAL CHILD HEALTH
HNN - Event Summary: Launch of Every Newborn Coverage Targets and Milestones to 2025
HNN - Moving faster to end preventable newborn deaths and stillbirths by 2030: New coverage targets and milestones
UNICEF - Ending preventable newborn deaths and stillbirths by 2030
UNICEF - Maternal, newborn and child survival
UNICEF - Quality of Care
WHO - Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health
WHO - Standards for improving the quality of care for small and sick newborns in health facilities

Also of note are the recent articles below on COVID-19 and children:

SURGE CAPACITY
Blueprint for Pediatric Emergency Resource Reallocation During the COVID-19 Pandemic: An NYC Hospital Experience

MULTISYSTEM INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME in CHILDREN (MIS-C)
Children's COVID-19-Associated Inflammatory Syndrome, MIS-C, Described
Management of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Associated with COVID-19: A Survey from the International Kawasaki Disease Registry
Mapping Systemic Inflammation and Antibody Responses in Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)

COVID-19 and CHILDREN
Multicenter interim guidance on use of antivirals for children with COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2
Pediatric Lung Imaging Features of Covid‐19: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis
Severe Coronavirus Bronchiolitis in the Pre–COVID-19 Era

SECONDARY EFFECTS of COVID-19 on CHILDREN
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - 2020 Goalkeepers Report - COVID-19: A Global Perspective
Hidden Consequences: How the COVID Pandemic is Impacting Children - Webinar #1 - Child Health & Wellness
Hidden Consequences: How the COVID Pandemic is Impacting Children Series - Webinar #2 - Child Emotional and Social Effects Webinar
Kids Rights Index 2020: 'Children's Rights Globally Under Pressure Due to Corona Crisis'
Safeguarding children's right to health in hospital during COVID-19
Save the Children - The Hidden Impact of Covid-19 on Children: A Global Research Series
Save the Children - COVID-19 Impacts on African Children: How to protect-a-generation at risk
WHO - COVID-19 could reverse decades of progress toward eliminating preventable child deaths, agencies warn
World Vision - COVID-19 Aftershocks: Deadly Waves
World Vision - COVID-19 resource page