There has been a great deal of momentum over the past several years related to the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) model of care. Much of the work and published literature at institutions across the country and within the ASA PSH Collaborative have been focused on the peri-operative home for adults. However, there has been a signifi-cant amount of effort specific to pediatric patients and pediatric hospitals in the PSH model. Because the continuum of pediatric care differs in a number of ways compared to the care of adults, the Pediatric Perioperative Surgical Home (PPSH) has a great deal of overlap in concept but requires distinctive planning for its potential implementation.

The adult PSH has mostly been focused on procedure-based care in areas such as total joint, spine, colorectal and coronary artery bypass surgery. There is some application of this...

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