Faculty News Weekly Round-Up, October 13

October 13, 2017 by   |   Leave a Comment

UVA School of Medicine Faculty News Weekly Round-Up
October 13

• UVA, Hampton Roads-Area Hospital Form Network to Enhance Pediatric Care in Virginia

UVA Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk will establish a clinically integrated network dedicated exclusively to improving children’s health. The network will unite pediatric health care providers – pediatricians, pediatric specialists, pediatric surgeons and others essential to the care of children – to develop protocols, practices and standards of care. Their goal: ensuring all children have easy access to the best care in the right location with the greatest efficiency and value.

“Our goal is to develop a model of pediatric care that delivers superior care coordination and clinical outcomes to patients while supporting the practices of participating providers through clinical integration, innovation, research and education,” said Richard P. Shannon, MD, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at UVA.

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