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May, 2017
Article
Authors:

Adams SA, Leach MC, Feudtner C, Miller VA, Kenyon CC

BACKGROUND: The use of inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) medications has been shown to improve asthma control and reduce asthma-related morbidity and mortality. Two recent randomized trials demonstrated dramatic improvements in ICS adherence by monitoring adherence with electronic sensors and...

Dec, 2016
Article
Authors:

Mollen CJ, Henien M, Jacobs L, Myers S

OBJECTIVE: Real-time audiovisual consultation (telemedicine) has been proven feasible and is a promising alternative to interfacility transfer. We sought to describe caregiver perceptions of the decision to transfer his or her child to a pediatric emergency department and the potential u...

Jun, 2016
Article
Authors:

Freeman B, Mayne S, Localio RA, Luberti A, Zorc JJ, Fiks AG

BACKGROUND: Video-capable mobile phones are widely available, but few studies have evaluated their use in telephone triage for pediatric patients. We assessed the feasibility, acceptability, and utility of videos sent via mobile phones to enhance pediatric telephone triage for an underse...

Jun, 2016
Article
Authors:

Fiks AG, DuRivage N, Mayne SL, Finch S, Ross ME, Giacomini K, Suh A, McCarn B, Brandt E, Karavite D, Staton EW, Shone LP, McGoldrick V, Noonan K, Miller D, Lehmann CU, Pace WD, Grundmeier RW

BACKGROUND: Patient portals may improve communication between families of children with asthma and their primary care providers and improve outcomes. However, the feasibility of using portals to collect patient-reported outcomes from families and the barriers and facilitators of portal i...

Jun, 2016
Article
Authors:

Kenyon CC, Chang J, Wynter SA, Folwer JC, Long J, Bryant-Stephens TC

BACKGROUND: Inner-city, minority children with asthma have the highest rates of morbidity and death from asthma and the lowest rates of asthma controller medication adherence. Some recent electronic medication monitoring interventions demonstrated dramatic improvements in adherence in lo...

Apr, 2016
Article
Authors:

Jenssen BP, Bryant-Stephens T, Leone FT, Grundmeier RW, Fiks AG

OBJECTIVES: We created a clinical decision support (CDS) tool and evaluated its feasibility, acceptability, usability, and clinical impact within the electronic health record to help primary care pediatricians provide smoking cessation treatment to parents/caregivers who smoke. METHODS:...

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...

Dec, 2015
Article
Authors:

Utidjian LH, Hogan A, Michel J, Localio AR, Karavite D, Song L, Ramos MJ, Fiks AG, Lorch S, Grundmeier RW

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Palivizumab can reduce hospitalizations due to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), but many eligible infants fail to receive the full 5-dose series. The efficacy of clinical decision support (CDS) in fostering palivizumab receipt has not been studied. We sought ...

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...

Jun, 2015
Article
Authors:

Fiks A, Grundmeier R, Steffes J, Adams W, Kaelber D, Pace W, Wasserman R, for the Comparative Effectiveness Research Through Collaborative Electronic Reporting (CER2) Consortium

ABSTRACT: The United States lacks a system to use routinely collected electronic health record (EHR) clinical data to conduct comparative effectiveness research (CER) on pediatric drug therapeutics and other child health topics. This Special Article describes the creation and details of ...

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