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Because it's your child. Having a child hospitalized can be a frightening and stressful experience. At Maple Grove Hospital, we do everything we can to make that experience more child- and family-friendly.

 

We are dedicated to caring for the special needs of every infant, child and adolescent we see. While your child is in our trusted care, you can take comfort in knowing that our compassionate pediatric specialists are prepared to do everything it takes to help your child return to his or her best state of health. It’s why we’re here—close to home—to provide your child with the best possible medical care and a healing hospital experience.

 

Coming in August 2013

Amplatz Specialty Care Comes to Maple Grove Hospital

University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital will be extending its Pediatric Hospitalist Program to include Maple Grove Hospital. A Pediatric Hospitalist Program is made up a team of board-certified pediatricians with diverse backgrounds who are experts at caring for hospitalized children. This dedicated team of pediatricians, specialists and other providers will work closely with pediatric patients (infants, children and adolescents), their families and providers to deliver remarkable, family-centered care. The team will be available onsite at Maple Grove Hospital to care for families seven days a week. They will partner with Emergency Care Center physicians, radiologists, neonatologists and primary care providers to ensure seamless, integrated care is delivered to all young patients and families. 

New Pediatric Hospitalists 

What is a Pediatric Hospitalist?
A pediatric hospitalist is a pediatrician who specializes in hospital-based services. They coordinate the child’s care and work directly with the family and their pediatrician throughout the hospital stay to ensure a high-level of quality care.

A pediatric hospitalist is trained to treat a variety of medical conditions, including (but not limited to): 

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Croup
  • Dehydration
  • Flu
  • Fractures
  • Infections
  • Jaundice
  • Minor bumps and bruises
  • Minor surgical and diagnostic procedures
  • Pneumonia
  • Poor weight gain or failure to thrive