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Feb, 2016
Article
Authors:

Fiks A, Luan X, Mayne S

BACKGROUND: Many pediatricians are now required to participate in American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV programs focused on improving health care quality, but the benefits of participation are unproven. METHODS: Twenty-seven primary care pediatricians f...

Jan, 2016
Article
Authors:

Johnson TJ, Hickey RW, Switzer GE, Miller E, Winger DG, Nguyen M, Saladino RA, Hausmann LR

OBJECTIVES: The emergency department (ED) is characterized by stressors (e.g. fatigue, stress, time-pressure, and complex decision-making) that can pose challenges to delivering high quality, equitable care. Although it has been suggested that characteristics of the ED may exacerbate rel...

Jan, 2016
Article
Authors:

Virudachalam S, Chung P, Faerber J, Pian T, Thomas K, Feudtner C

ABSTRACT: Though preparing healthy food at home is a critical health promotion habit, few interventions have aimed to improve parental cooking skills and behaviors. We sought to understand parents' preferences and priorities regarding interventions to improve home food preparation practi...

Dec, 2015
Article
Authors:

Buttenheim AM, Fiks AG, Burson RC, Wang E, Coffin S, Metlay JP, Feemster KA

OBJECTIVES: The incidence of pertussis has tripled in the past five years. Infants can be protected by “cocooning,” or vaccinating household contacts with the Tdap vaccine. However, Tdap coverage for adult caregivers of infants is low. This study evaluated the feasibility and impact of i...

Dec, 2015
Article
Authors:

Yun K, Paul P, Subedi P, Kuikel L, Nguyen G, Barg F

ABSTRACT: The objective of this study was to document barriers to care, help-seeking behaviors, and the impact of a community-based patient navigation intervention on patient activation levels among Bhutanese refugees in the U.S. Data sources comprised 35 intake and 34 post-intervention ...

Dec, 2015
Article
Authors:

Eisen MH, Rubin DM

In the current accountable care organization (ACO) environment, pediatric health systems and hospitals are striving toward better population health management and cost control as they begin to assume the risk for the use of health care resources and spending. In this issue of JAMA Pediat...

Dec, 2015
Article
Authors:

Wolff M, Balamuth F, Sampayo E, Mollen C

STUDY OBJECTIVE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines recommend follow-up within 72 hours of diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease because patients with inadequate treatment are at increased risk of acute and chronic complications. Follow-up rates in adolescents after...

Dec, 2015
Authors:

Dowshen N, Meadows R, Byrnes M, Hawkins L, Eder J, Noonan K

This PolicyLab Evidence to Action brief provides information and recommendations for practitioners, administrators, and policymakers to ensure comprehensive care and support and improve health and well-being for gender non-conforming children and adolescents. Although the authors of this...

Dec, 2015
Article
Authors:

Madrigal VN, Carroll KW, Faerber JA, Walter JK, Morrison WE, Feudtner C

OBJECTIVE: To assess sources of support and guidance on which parents rely when making difficult decisions in the pediatric intensive care unit and to evaluate associations of sources of support and guidance to anxiety, depression, and positive and negative affect. STUDY DESIGN: This wa...

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