Periodic, Nurse-Initiated Telephone Contact Provides Quality Followup Care to Infants With Lung Disease in Rural Areas
A nurse specialist maintains regular telephone contact with the primary caregivers and health care providers of premature infants with chronic lung disease who are discharged from the hospital.
Statewide Medical Home Program for Low-Income Pregnant Women Enhances Access to Comprehensive Prenatal Care and Case Management, Improves Outcomes
A State-based, public–private partnership adapted its successful primary care medical home model to serve pregnant Medicaid beneficiaries, leading to enhanced access to comprehensive prenatal care (including intensive case management for high-risk pregnancies), better adherence to evidence-based care standards, and reductions in low–birth weight babies and rate of primary Cesarean sections.
Co-Locating Gynecologic Services Within an HIV Clinic Increases Cervical Cancer Screening Rates, Leading to Identification and Treatment of Many Cancer Cases
By "nesting" a weekly gynecologic clinic into their HIV program, Christiana Care reduces barriers to screening and preventive care for female patients.
Culturally Appropriate, School-Based Education and Support Reduces Likelihood That Latino Teens Will Engage in Risky Sexual Behaviors
A high school–based program provides culturally appropriate education and follow up support to Latino teenagers, leading to reduced likelihood of engaging in risky sexual behaviors.
Inner-City School Health Center's Comprehensive Reproductive Health Services: Enhancing Access to Screening for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Prenatal Care, and Contraception
School-based health centers provide comprehensive reproductive and sexual health services to inner-city public school students, leading to enhanced access to contraception, prenatal care, and screening and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases.
A Pocket Guide to Adult HIV/AIDS Treatment: Companion to A Guide to Primary Care of People with HIV/AIDS, August 2004 Edition
This 58-page pocket guide is provided as an information resource to assist physicians and other health professionals in the appropriate treatment of patients with HIV/AIDS.
Transitioning Newborns From NICU to Home: A Resource Toolkit
This toolkit for hospitals provides information and resources to improve safety when newborns transition home from the neonatal intensive care unit.
Identifying Children and Families at Risk
This Web page from the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) program offers tools and resources to help States identify families and children at risk.
Toolkit for the Follow-Up Care of the Premature Infant
This toolkit for health care professionals provides information and resources to help facilitate the care of premature infants and improve their outcomes.
Young Child Risk Calculator
The Young Child Risk Calculator shows how many young children in a State face selected risk factors associated with poor health, school, and developmental outcomes.