Gonorrhea Community Action Project Improves Preventive Health Care For Adolescents in Harlem
The Gonorrhea Community Action Project was a national, multisite project to design and implement interventions to increase access to and the quality of health care services in communities with high rates of gonorrhea.
National Academy and Affiliated State Chapters Support Pediatricians in Improving Asthma Care, Leading to Better Guideline Adherence and Disease Control, Fewer Acute Episodes
The American Academy of Pediatrics and four of its state chapters trained and supported pediatric practices on asthma care, leading to better adherence to established guidelines and improved asthma control.
Pediatric Skin Care Program Focuses on Proactively Identifying and Providing Preventive Therapy to At-Risk Intensive Care Unit Patients, Leading to Significant Reductions in Pressure Ulcers
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta developed and implemented a comprehensive skin care program to reduce pressure ulcers in its intensive care units, reducing pressure ulcer incidence by 59 percent.
School-Based Prenatal Care Coordination Program Enhances Access to Culturally Sensitive Care, Improves Birth Outcomes for Immigrant and Minority Teens
A high school–based clinic added an obstetrics care coordination program to provide pregnant Hmong and African-American students with comprehensive and culturally sensitive prenatal care, education, support, and referrals to community resources. The program has led to increased knowledge and confidence among teens and good birth outcomes.
State Partnership Supports Quality Improvement in Pediatric Practices, Leading to More Evidence-Based Care, Better Care Coordination, and High Satisfaction in Participating Practices
A State-based, public–private partnership supports quality improvement in pediatric practices, leading to greater adherence to evidence-based care and improved care coordination for children and adolescents, and to higher staff satisfaction in participating practices, and highly rated quality of care for children.
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Establishing a Child Health Improvement Partnership: A How-to Guide
This guide attempts to share the best thinking and knowledge about what existing IPs have been able to accomplish.
Vermont Child Health Improvement Program: Tools and Resources
This Web site provides tools and resources developed by the VCHIP that can assist in carrying out quality improvement projects.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Resources on Meaningful Use
The American Academy of Pediatrics developed these resources to guide pediatricians and their practices in achieving "meaningful use."
An Easy Guide to Breastfeeding For American Indian and Alaska Native Families
This 15-page booklet provides information about breastfeeding to help American Indian and Alaska Native women.
Caring for Children with ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder): A Resource Toolkit for Clinicians
This toolkit is designed to assist clinicians in providing quality care for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It can provide the basis for a coordinated, integrated, and multidisciplinary system of care.