Why get recognized?

Enhanced Compliance

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.

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1. What is the Pediatric Emergency Ready Kansas (PERK)?
2. Why get recognized?
3. How can I participate?