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Jan, 2015
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Authors:

JN Wood, O Fakeye, V Mondestin, DM Rubin, R Localio, C Feudtner

OBJECTIVE: To develop guidelines for performing an initial skeletal survey (SS) for children, 24 months of age presenting with bruising in the hospital setting, combining available evidence with expert opinion. METHODS: Applying the Rand/UCLA Appropriateness Method, a multispecialty pan...

Jan, 2015
Article
Authors:

Dowshen N, Lee S, Lehman BM, Castillo M, Mollen C

ABSTRACT: A youth-driven, social media-based campaign aimed at improving knowledge about and increasing testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)/HIV among youth 13–17 years old was assessed by: tracking website/social media use throughout the campaign; online survey of knowledg...

Dec, 2014
Article
Authors:

Miller D, Noonan K, Fiks AG, Lehmann CU

Although the intent of the federal Meaningful Use (MU) program is to improve the health of children and adults through adoption and use of electronic health records (EHRs), pediatricians face unique obstacles to participation in this program. In addition to known problems with EHR functi...

Dec, 2014
Article
Authors:

Yehia BR, Ketner E, Momplaisir F, Stephens A, Dowshen N, Eberhart M, Brady KA

ABSTRACT: We evaluated 1,359 adults newly diagnosed with HIV in Philadelphia in 2010-2011 to determine if diagnosis site (medical clinic, inpatient setting, counseling and testing center (CTC), correctional facility) impacted time to linkage to care (difference between date of diagnosis ...

Dec, 2014
Article
Authors:

Mayne SL, duRivage NE, Feemster KA, Localio AR, Grundmeier RW, Fiks AG

BACKGROUND: Missed opportunities for human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination are common, presenting a barrier to achieving widespread vaccine coverage and preventing infection. PURPOSE: To compare the impact of clinician- versus family-focused decision support, none, or both on captured...

Dec, 2014
Article
Authors:

Grace AM, Noonan KG, Cheng TL, Miller D, Verga B, Rubin D, Rosenbaum S

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) establishes essential health benefits as the coverage standard for health plans sold in the individual and small-group markets for all fifty states and the District of Columbia, including the health insurance Marketplaces. “Pediatric services” is one of the r...

Nov, 2014
Authors:

Zlotnik S, Scribano P, Wood J, Noonan K

This brief authored by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s PolicyLab & Safe Place, explores collaborations—old and new—between child welfare and medical providers. It serves as a resource for states seeking to strengthen these collaborations across the continuum of child welfare...

Oct, 2014
Article
Authors:

Feemster K, Middleton M, Fiks A, Winters S, Kinsman S, Kahn J

ABSTRACT: Despite recommendations for routine vaccination, HPV vaccination rates among adolescent females have remained low. The objective of this prospective cohort study was to determine whether clinician intention to recommend HPV vaccines predicts HPV vaccine series initiation among ...

Oct, 2014
Article
Authors:

Yun K, Chesnokova A, Shults J, Pinto A, Rubin D

 

OBJECTIVES: We describe trends in receipt of preventive dental care among Medicaid-enrolled children in Pennsylvania between 2005 and 2010, comparing the US children of immigrants with their co-ethnic peers in nonimmigrant families. METHODS: We analyzed Pennsylvania Medicaid claims, bir...

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