Cure Me focuses on transforming the way that we approach health care, specifically for children with chronic diseases, in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for each patient. We emphasize proactive care (anticipating and addressing needs and challenges) and improved reliability (making sure everything is done the way it was intended) to assure that the best care is delivered to each patient.
Imagine meeting not just with a doctor or nurse to teach you about your child’s new diagnosis, but also with a parent of a child who is facing the same challenges. Or a system of care where your doctor sits down with a whole team of experts BETWEEN your child’s appointments to review how they are doing and to call you if there are any changes that need to be made. Imagine parents and patients meeting with their entire care team outside of clinic to discuss ways to improve the care of all children with that disease. These, and numerous other ideas, are being tried and tested every day at Nationwide Children's Hospital.
Does it help? Here are a few examples of our Cure Me efforts.