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- Racial and ethnic differences in pediatric readmissions for common chronic conditions.J Pediatr. 2017; 186: 158-164
- Outcomes, ICU use, and length of stay in chornically ill black and white children on Medicaid and hospitalized for surgery.J Am Coll Surg. 2017; 224: 805-814
- The effect of limited English proficiency on pediatric hospital readmissions.Hosp Pediatr. 2017; 7: 1-8
- Association of social determinants with children's hospitals' preventable readmissions performance.JAMA Pediatr. 2016; 170 (358–350)
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- Defining medically complex children for the Children's Hospital Association.(October 2013. Available at:)https://www.childrenshospitals.org/Issues-and-Advocacy/Children-With-Medical-Complexity/Fact-Sheets/Defining-Children-With-Medical-Complexities(Accessed June 15, 2017)
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- Pediatric cardiac readmissions: an opportunity for quality improvement.Congenit Heart Dis. 2017; 12: 282-288
- Pediatric surgical readmissions: are they truly preventable?.J Pediatr Surg. 2017; 52: 161-165
- Team-based versus traditional primary care models and short-term outcomes after hospital discharge.CMAJ. 2017; 189: E585-E593
- Nursing-led home visits post-hospitalization for children with medical complexity.J Pediatr Nurs. 2017; 34: 10-16
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The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.