Engaging Parents in the Care of Patients with IBD
October 23, 2016•11 min
As one of the larger inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) programs in the nation, the Children’s Mercy Kansas City Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology cares for 550 to 600 patients and their families on an ongoing basis. A unique component to the program is the parent engagement. The IBD program has been recognized as a leader in parent engagement through ImproveCareNow and other national organizations, including the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Hear from Julie Bass, DO, on the impacts and benefits of creating a strong partnership with parents in the care for patients with IBD.