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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky ranks among the top states where children are dying from child abuse. The victims who make up that statistic are often taken to Kosair Children's Hospital.
Kosair is part of a new group aiming to eliminate that stat.
'Partnership to Eliminate Child Abuse' is just that - several partners including medical professionals, local and state leaders. They formed the new group to better communicate with the public.
"We can't often prevent congenital heart disease or cancer in children, but this is completely preventable," Dr. Wright said.
Kosair isn't in this alone. UofL Pediatrics - Forensic Medicine, Kentucky Children's Hospital, local and state leaders formed the new group to better communicate with you and be a resource.
Dr. Wright reached out to print and broadcast outlets in hopes of keeping the conversation going, after a tragic event.
"The difference is the partnership with the media," Kosair Medical Director Dr. Stephen Wright said. "We want to be able to give families the tools how to recognize those things."
Tools, like a DVD documentary and resource packet that will be distributed to parents and babysitters. A website is also in the works.
Wright said he hopes to keep the conversation going after a tragic event.