Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Ochsner Hospital for Children is dedicated to providing outstanding, personalized care for infants, children and adolescents. Recognizing that pediatric care is the beginning of the healthcare journey, Ochsner Hospital for Children offers an interdisciplinary approach that honors diversity, encourages open discussion and respects the parents’ and child’s rights to participate in the planning of care. Sound medical research and education, empowered by skill and technology, bolster Ochsner Hospital for Children’s commitment to excellence in pediatric care. The goal of Ochsner’s pediatric physicians is to provide evidence-based care to children (from birth to 18 years) who require hospitalization for their illnesses. They are specially trained to manage complex diagnostic problems, coordinate care among subspecialists and encourage active family participation in the healthcare process.
- Excellent care of hospitalized children
- Family centered focus
- Decrease hospital length of stay
- Facilitate transition to the primary care physician
- Resident and Medical student education