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Items in this list may be obtained from the sources cited. Contact information reflects the most current data about the source that has been provided to the MCH Digital Library.

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National Academy for State Health Policy. 2015. Bridging medical and oral health care: Case studies. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, 2 v.

Annotation: These resources comprise two case studies of initiatives to train health professionals to assess oral health conditions, implement an integrated medical and dental electronic record system, and incorporate oral health into system reforms. Links to resources that describe technological, financial, and educational approaches to bridging oral health and the health care system are included.

Contact: National Academy for State Health Policy, 10 Free Street, Second Floor, Portland, ME 04101, Telephone: (207) 874-6524 Secondary Telephone: (202) 903-0101 Fax: (207) 874-6527 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Assessment, Case studies, Electronic communications, Health care reform, Interdisciplinary approach, Medical records, Oral health, Records management, Resources for professionals, Service integration, Systems development, Training

California Mental Health Services Authority and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention. 2014. Social media guidelines for mental health promotion and suicide prevention. Reston, VA: Entertainment Industries Council, TEAM Up, 6 pp.

Annotation: This guide provides tips for organizations and individuals communicating about mental health and suicide on social media to reduce stigma, increase help-seeking behavior, and help prevent suicide. Topics include social media strategy, content considerations on mental health and suicide prevention, language and images, building online engagement, privacy and safety concerns, addressing suicide-related posts by others, and additional resources.

Contact: Entertainment Industries Council, 1856 Old Reston Ave, Suite 215, Reston, VA 20190, Telephone: (703) 481-1414 Secondary Telephone: 800-783-3421 Fax: (703) 481-1418 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Confidentiality, Electronic communications, Media, Mental health, Social interaction, Social responsibility, Suicide prevention

United States Breastfeeding Committee. 2014. Best practices guide for implementation of newborn exclusive breast milk feeding in electronic health records. Washington, DC: United States Breastfeeding Committee, 40 pp.

Annotation: This guide provides an overview of the factors, programs, and regulations supporting exclusive breast milk feeding data documentation, measurement, and reporting in electronic health records (EHRs) during the birth of a newborn. The guide is designed for software designers, analysts, developers, and implementers, as well as clinicians implementing standards-based EHRs. Topics include the health potential of exclusive breast milk feeding; regulations driving quality measurement using health information technology; implementation guidance including scope, assumptions, and key concepts; breast milk feeding reporting and/or designation programs; future areas of development; and breast milk and breastfeeding resources.

Contact: United States Breastfeeding Committee, 2025 M Street, N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 367-1132 Fax: (202) 367-2132 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Breastfeeding, Data collection, Electronic communications, Measures, Medical records, Model programs, Quality assurance, Recordkeeping, Records management, Resources for professionals, Standards, Technology transfer

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2013. Sound advice on autism. Elk Grove, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, Multiple items.

Annotation: This series answers parents' questions about autism spectrum disorders by offering audio interviews with developmental and behavioral pediatricians, a pediatric neurologist, autism researchers, and other parents of children with autism. Visitors can choose to hear responses to individual questions or listen to the entire interview. Edited transcripts are also provided. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Autism, Electronic communications, Medical home, Multimedia, Parenting

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HealthCommWorks. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,

Annotation: These toolkits are designed to help health communication professionals craft and defend effective health behavior change messages, develop a strategy for using social media, and create an effective evaluation strategy. Contents include information about the purpose, intended audience, use, and recommended system specifications.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Communication skills, Electronic communications, Health behaviors, Health education, Multimedia, Program planning


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.