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Complex Care Medical Services

Complex Care Medical Services

An exemplary model of family-centered complex care that unites the medical neighborhood to improve quality of life and community integration for children and their families.

Children’s Health now offers a service specifically dedicated to caring for the pediatric population with complex, chronic medical conditions. For primary care physicians in the community, time and resources may not be available. Children’s Health is here to help. Complex Care Medical Services is comprised of two main programs - Care Coordination Program and Medical Home.

Conditions We Treat

  • Congenital heart malformations
  • Multi-system congenital anomalies
  • Respiratory system anomalies
  • Technology-dependent children

Comprehensive and Compassionate Care

Our purpose is to achieve the triple aim of the right care, at the right place, at the right time through centralized, coordinated, comprehensive, and compassionate care with the intent to improve the child’s growth and development, the family’s satisfaction, and decrease unnecessary hospital utilization.

Our goal is to optimize care for children with medical complexity through partnerships with caregivers and medical neighborhoods so that children can reach their greatest potential and experience life more fully.

Our vision is to provide an exemplary model of family-centered complex care that unites the medical neighborhood to improve quality of life and community integration for children and their families.

What are the qualifications for acceptance into Care Coordination and Medical Home programs? 

  • Child has two or more chronic conditions that require active management, cause functional limitations, and/or decrease life expectancy
  • Child’s care involves at least three specialists
  • Child is possibly dependent on technology (tracheostomy, G-tube, VPS, central line etc.) and/or requires private duty nursing
  • Child has one or more admissions in the past two years and/or one or more emergency room visit in the past year

Resources

Click on the link below for more helpful forms, websites and resources for patient families.

Complex Care Patient Resources

Meet the Care Team