Disability, Discrimination, and Children with Medical Complexity

New Pediatrics Study Begs the Question: How Can Knowing These Perceptions Improve Systems of Care

Disability-based discrimination in health care is happening. And it results in low quality of care, limited access, and negative health consequences. A new study from CYSHCNet researcher Stefanie Ames, MD, MS, looks at the themes children with medical complexity and their families face, asking the question of providers: How can knowing these perceived manifestations improve health care for children with disabilities?

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: