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Our Mission

Reduce seizures and their consequences for children with epilepsy through cycles of health data collection and analysis, dissemination of new evidence, and practice change.

Our Vision

All children with epilepsy receive timely and optimal care according to standards that are continuously improved. 


About Us

The Pediatric Epilepsy Learning Healthcare System (PELHS) collects electronic health information from multiple sites and disseminates analyses to change practice and continuously improve outcomes for children with epilepsy. 


The Pediatric Epilepsy Learning Healthcare System has electronic health records from 12 pediatric epilepsy centers in the United States.

These data include information on:


Medication Events

Outpatient Visits

Inpatient Admissions

Emergency Department Visits

The ages at time of encounter are as follows:

Individuals with a visit in the neonatal period (0–28 days)

In infancy (1 month–1 year)

In early childhood (1 year to 5 years)

In school age (6 – 12 years)

Adolescence (13–18 years)

Participating Sites