Medically complex children need customized, integrated care — thus the Pediatric Complex Care Clinic. Cleveland Clinic’s model acknowledges that medical care is only part of the picture.
Children with medical complexity represent less than 1 percent of U.S. kids but up to 33 percent of pediatric healthcare spending. Here’s a new clinic aimed at meeting their needs more effectively and efficiently.
A new Cleveland Clinic Children’s program aims to smooth the transition to adult-care providers for virtually all adolescent patients, not just those with complex conditions. A nurse leading the effort shares lessons to date.