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Results Total Results: 31

Dec, 2016
Article
Authors:

Wood JN, Griffis HM, Taylor CM, Strane D, Harb GC, Mie L, Mi L, Song L, Lynch KG, Rubin DM

ABSTRACT: In cases of maltreatment involving children of U.S. Army service members, the U.S. Army Family Advocacy Program (FAP) is responsible for providing services to families and ensuring child safety. The percentage of cases of maltreatment that are known to FAP, however, is uncertai...

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...

Nov, 2015
Authors:

Yun K

Data are necessary for developing public health screening guidelines, but this can be challenging when working with vulnerable, dispersed populations, such as resettled refugees. We created the first large-scale dataset for refugee children who arrived to the United States between 2006 a...

Nov, 2015
Article
Authors:

Taylor CM, Ross ME, Wood JN, Griffis HM, Harb GC, Mi L, Song L, Strane D, Lynch KG, Rubin DM

OBJECTIVES: We described the risk for maltreatment among toddlers of US Army soldiers over different deployment cycles to develop a systematic response within the US Army to provide families appropriate supports. METHODS: We conducted a person-time analysis of substantiated maltreatment...

Nov, 2015
Article
Authors:

Yun K, Matheson J, Payton C, Scott KC, Stone BL, Song L, Stauffer WM, Urban K, Young J, Mamo B

OBJECTIVES: We conducted a large-scale study of newly arrived refugee children in the United States with data from 2006 to 2012 domestic medical examinations in 4 sites: Colorado; Minnesota; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Washington State. METHODS: Blood lead level, anemia, hepatitis B...

Sep, 2015
Article
Authors:

Zlotnik S, Wilson L, Scribano P, Wood JN, Noonan K

ABSTRACT: Improving the health of children in foster care requires close collaboration between pediatrics and the child welfare system. Propelled by recent health care and child welfare policy reforms, there is a strong foundation for more accountable, collaborative models of care. Over ...

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 ...

Jun, 2015
Authors:

Matone M, Zlotnik S, Miller D, Kreider A, Rubin DM, Noonan K

At the request of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS), PolicyLab analyzed trends in the use of psychotropic medications by Medicaid-enrolled children and youth in Pennsylvania, including those specifically in foster care. The analysis focused on the use of...

May, 2015
Authors:

Matone M, Zlotnik S, Noonan K, Miller D, Rubin DM

This Evidence to Action brief provides an in-depth look at antipsychotic medication prescribing to children on Medicaid and in foster care. At PolicyLab, our research portfolio on psychotropic medication prescribing grew from clinical concern that an increased number of children in fost...

May, 2015
Article
Authors:

Ross ME, Kreider AR, Huang YS, Matone M, Rubin DM, Localio AR

Randomized controlled trials are the “gold standard” for estimating the causal effects of treatments. However, it is often not feasible to conduct such a trial because of ethical concerns or budgetary constraints. We expand upon an approach to the analysis of observational data sets that...

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