Facilities that participate in a pediatric medical recognition program are more likely to be compliant with accreditation compliance requirements for pediatric patients.
Increased Pediatric Readiness
Facilities that have participated in a statewide pediatric facility recognition program have a higher average weighted pediatric readiness score than non-participating facilities.
Improved Pediatric Care
Facility participation in pediatric facility recognition has been linked to better pediatric care provision and improved family and patient perceptions of the care provided.