Skip Navigation

Strengthen the Evidence for Maternal and Child Health Programs

Search Results: MCHLine

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.


Displaying records 1 through 20 (26 total).

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Oral Health Program. 2018. Idaho 2017 Smile Survey report. Boise, ID: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Oral Health Program, 28 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes findings on the oral health of children in third grade in Idaho. Topics include active tooth decay, caries experience, restorative dental service needs, fluorosis, and oral health service history. Statistical information is presented in charts throughout the document. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Oral Health Program, P.O. Box 83720, 450 West State Street, Boise, ID 83720-0036, Telephone: (800) 926-2588 Web Site: http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/portal/alias__Rainbow/lang__en-US/tabID__3494/DesktopDefault.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental caries, Dental sealants, Idaho, Oral health, Population surveillance, School age children, State surveys, Statistical data

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Oral Health Program. 2015. Many Communities, Many Needs, Many Opportunities Idaho Oral Health Summit May 18–19, 2015. Boise, ID: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Oral Health Program, 4 pp.

Annotation: This document presents the objectives and agenda for a summit held on May 18–19, 2015, in Boise, Idaho, to build a network to improve oral health in Idaho. Topics include opportunities for networking and leveraging of resources in local communities and across the state, education and training on best practices in collaboration, grassroots leadership and action for improving oral health for all in Idaho, and goals and strategies of the 2015–2020 Idaho Oral Health Action Plan.

Contact: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Oral Health Program, P.O. Box 83720, 450 West State Street, Boise, ID 83720-0036, Telephone: (800) 926-2588 Web Site: http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/portal/alias__Rainbow/lang__en-US/tabID__3494/DesktopDefault.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Community action, Conferences, Dental hygienists, Goals, Idaho, Leadership, Model programs, Networking, Oral health, Program improvement, Statewide planning, Training

Spearman RC, Stamm BH, Tivis R, Aubrey DL, Kelchner C. 2014. Traumatic brain injury in Idaho: A longitudinal analysis of needs and resource assessment data (2001–2011). Meridian, ID: Idaho Traumatic Brain Injury Virtual Program Center, 38 pp.

Annotation: This report is a cumulative analysis of seven traumatic brain injury (TBI) needs and resource assessments conducted between 2001 and 2011 in Idaho. Contents include the study methodology and survey results for individuals with TBI, family members, and service agencies. Topics include changes in reported needs across time, changes in services and supports across time, and the quality of the match between reported needs and available support. Implications for the role of telehealth are also discussed. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Idaho Traumatic Brain Injury Virtual Program Center, Idaho State University, Institute of Rural Health, Meridian Health Sciences, 1311 East Central Drive, Meridian, ID 83642, Telephone: (208) 373-1773 Fax: (208) 373-1777 E-mail: tbi@isu.edu Web Site: https://www.caregiver.org/idaho-traumatic-brain-injury-virtual-program-center Available from the website.

Keywords: Brain injuries, Family support services, Idaho, Needs assessment, State MCH programs, Telemedicine, Trauma, Trends

Mispireta ML, Fore ME, Piland NF, Kelchner C. 2014. The burden of oral disease in Idaho 2014. Poscatello, ID: Idaho State University, 52 pp. plus appendix.

Annotation: This report presents data on the oral health status of residents in Idaho. It compares Idaho oral health indicators with Healthy People 2020 objective targets and describes trends for these indicators over the past years. The report also identifies oral health conditions in selected populations, provides an update on the use of professional oral health care services, describes programs and organizations with a focus on oral health in Idaho, and suggests potential partnerships to improve oral health care outcomes throughout the state.

Contact: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Oral Health Program, P.O. Box 83720, 450 West State Street, Boise, ID 83720-0036, Telephone: (800) 926-2588 Web Site: http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/portal/alias__Rainbow/lang__en-US/tabID__3494/DesktopDefault.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Comparative analysis, Dental care, Health care utilization, Health status, Healthy People 2020, Idaho, Oral health, Population surveillance, Preventive health services, Public private partnerships, Resources for professionals, Risk factors, State programs, State surveys, Trends

Coalition of National Health Education Organizations. 2012. Don't deal away our health!. [Normal, IL]: Coalition of National Health Education Organizations, 6 v.

Annotation: This series of reports describe federal funding for chronic disease prevention programs in six states (Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Washington) and the potential impact on the individuals served by these programs if federal funds are reduced or eliminated. The report addresses programs and impacts in the following areas: breast, cervical, and colon cancer; diabetes; domestic violence and sexual assault; heart disease and stroke; oral health; and tobacco.

Contact: Coalition of National Health Education Organizations, Normal, IL 61790-5220, Telephone: (309) 438-2324 Fax: (309) 438-2450 E-mail: matempl@ilstu.edu Web Site: http://www.cnheo.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Accountability, Alaska, Block grants, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Colorado, Idaho, New Hampshire, Program budgeting, Public health services, South Carolina, State programs, Washington

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. 2011. Affordable Care Act Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program: Supplemental information request for the submission of the updated state plan for a state home visiting program. [Boise, ID]: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, 63 pp.

Annotation: This supplemental information request provides guidance for preparing an updated state plan for a state home visiting program in Idaho, including identification of the at-risk community or communities where home visiting services are to be provided, a detailed assessment of the particular needs of that community or communities in terms of risk factors, community strengths, and existing services; identification of home visiting services proposed to be implemented to meet identified needs; a description of the state and local infrastructure available to support the program; specification of any additional infrastructure support necessary to achieve program success; and a plan for collecting benchmark data, conducting continuous quality improvement, and performing any required research or evaluation.

Contact: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, P.O. Box 83720, 450 West State Street, Boise, ID 83720-0036, Telephone: (800) 926-2588 Secondary Telephone: (208) 334-5500 Web Site: http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Communities, High risk groups, Home visiting, Idaho, Low income groups, Program evaluation, Research, Risk factors, Services, State MCH programs

Kinney ML. 2011. Starting points for Idaho youth. Boise, ID: Mountain States Group, 20 pp.

Annotation: This final report describes a Healthy Tomorrows project in Idaho from March 2006 through February 2011. The project focused on reaching and enrolling low-income, uninsured youth, ages 13 to 19 years, into Idaho's children's health insurance programs. The report contains the project's abstract and a summary of activities; descriptions of the project's purpose, goals and objectives, methodology, evaluation, and results and outcomes. Additional information is provided on publications and products delivered during the project, and the dissemination and utilization of results. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Federal MCH programs, Final reports, Health insurance, Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, Idaho, Low income groups, State programs, Uninsured persons

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. [2010]. Idaho's 2010 maternal and child health five year needs assessment. Boise, ID: Department of Health and Welfare, ca. 120 pp.

Annotation: This 2010 five-year maternal and child health (MCH) needs assessment for Idaho discusses (1) the process for conducting the needs assessment, (2) partnership building and collaborative efforts, (3) strengths and needs of the MCH population groups and desired outcomes, (4) MCH program capacity by pyramid levels, (5) selection of state priority needs, and (6) federal and state outcome measures.

Contact: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, P.O. Box 83720, 450 West State Street, Boise, ID 83720-0036, Telephone: (800) 926-2588 Secondary Telephone: (208) 334-5500 Web Site: http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Collaboration, Idaho, Needs assessment, State MCH programs, Women's health

Hoffman SM. 2010. Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program: Final report. Boise, ID: Treasure Valley Children's Mental Health Project [dba MATCH], 6 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a 2004-2010 program to improve access to mental health services, particularly psychiatric services for low income children, by increasing and strengthening the capacity of primary care physicians in the provision of medical care for children with emotional and mental disorders. Report contents include a description of the purpose of the project, goals and objectives, methodology, evaluation, results and outcomes, dissemination or utilization of the results, and future plans and followup. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Affective disorders, Children, Final reports, Idaho, Low income groups, Mental disorders, Primary care, Professional training, Referrals

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. 2010. Idaho's ACA Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program needs assessment [narrative]. [Boise, ID]: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, ca. 100 pp.

Annotation: This 2010 needs assessment for Idaho's maternal, infant, and early childhood home visiting program provides a statewide data report, describes the unit selected as "community," provide a data report for each at-risk community, discusses the quality and capacity of existing programs in at-risk communities, discusses capacity for providing substance-abuse treatment and counseling services in at-risk communities, and provides a summary of needs-assessment results.

Contact: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, P.O. Box 83720, 450 West State Street, Boise, ID 83720-0036, Telephone: (800) 926-2588 Secondary Telephone: (208) 334-5500 Web Site: http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/ Available from the website.

Keywords: High risk groups, Communities, Counseling, Data, Families, Health care reform, Home visiting, Idaho, Infants, Needs assessment, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pregnant women, State MCH programs, Substance abuse treatment, Young children

Action for Healthy Kids. 2009. Lessons for engaging diverse communities to create healthy schools and kids. [Skokie, IL]: Action for Healthy Kids, 11 pp. (Field report)

Annotation: This report investigates how Action for Healthy Kids teams are working to help diverse communities communicate with one another and appreciate cultural differences for the ultimate purpose of helping schools help students in the areas of nutrition and physical fitness. The report profiles the progress of Action for Healthy Kids teams in Utah, New York and New Jersey, South Carolina, and Idaho.

Contact: Action for Healthy Kids, 600 W. Van Buren Street, Suite 720, Chicago, IL 60607-3758, Telephone: (800) 416-5136 Fax: (312) 212-0098 E-mail: info@actionforhealthykids.org Web Site: https://www.actionforhealthykids.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Academic achievement, Blacks, Child health, Community programs, Cultural sensitivity, Families, Hispanic Americans, Idaho:, Low income groups, New Jersey, New York, Nutrition, Obesity, Physical activity, Poverty, Prevention, Rural population, Schools, South Carolina, Utah

Idaho Dental Hygienists' Association. [2008]. Issue brief: Expanding access to oral health care in Idaho. [no place: Idaho Dental Hygienists' Association], 8 pp.

Annotation: This brief explains why oral health is an important part of overall health and well-being, describes risk factors for poor oral health, and discusses barriers and opportunities to improve access to oral health care for pregnant women, infants, children, adolescents, and adults including older adults. The brief also provides a snapshot of the public oral health service infrastructure in Idaho including Medicaid, Head Start and Early Head Start, school dental sealant and fluoride mouthrinse programs, and projects to increase access to and use of oral health care during pregnancy and prevent dental caries in infants and young children. Recommendations are also included.

Contact: Idaho Dental Hygienists' Association, Web Site: http://idha.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescents, Adults, Children, Disease prevention, Idaho, Infants, Older adults, Oral health, Policy development, Pregnant women, Preventive health services, Program improvement, Public health infrastructure, Risk factors, School health programs, State programs, Work force

[Idaho Head Start Association]. 2006. [Idaho]: Follow-up to Early Head Start/ Head Start State/Territorial Oral Health Forum: Final report. Boise, ID: Idaho Head Start Association, 3 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information about continuing activities of the Idaho Head Start Association after the Head Start oral health forum held on November 18-19, 2004, in Boise, Idaho. Contents include a summary of educational initiatives in communities, action steps, activities accomplished, outcomes, additional activities planned, and the need for additional resources to accomplish other follow-up activities. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Community programs, Final reports, Head Start, Idaho, Oral health, State initiatives

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Bureau of Health Policy and Vital Statistics. 2006. Dental care during pregnancy: 2005 Idaho Pregnancy Risk Assessment Tracking System. [Boise, ID]: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Bureau of Health Policy and Vital Statistics, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure provides results from the Idaho Pregnancy Risk Assessment Tracking System. Statistical data are provided in graphs on oral health care of pregnant women by health district, age, whether the pregnancy was intended, household income, payment for delivery, and prenatal care. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Health Statistics Unit, P.O. Box 83720, 450 West State Street, First Floor, Boise, ID 83720-0036, Telephone: (208) 334-5977 Web Site: http://healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/?TabId=82 Available from the website.

Keywords: Idaho, Oral health, Pregnant women, Risk assessment, State surveys, Statistical data

[Idaho Head Start Association]. 2005. [Idaho Head Start oral health forum: Final report]. Boise, ID: Idaho Head Start Association, 20 pp.

Annotation: This final report summarizes the oral health forum held on November 18-19, 2004, in Boise, Idaho, about the oral health of Idaho's children, particularly children enrolled in Early Head Start and Head Start. Contents include presentation and plenary session summaries, breakout session descriptions, and recommendations and next steps. The first attachment provides a chart of responses to a pre-survey of efforts, unmet needs, and solutions, divided into categories of preventive care, primary care, education and outreach, and community partnerships. The second attachment provides the oral health plan of action resulting from the forum. It includes background information and key elements, strategies, and action steps for prevention, education, and access. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Child health, Conferences, Head Start, Idaho, Oral health, State initiatives, Strategic plans

Au SM. 2005. Expanded Newborn Screening Using Tandem Mass Spectrometry: Financial, Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Project: Final report. Honolulu, HI: Genetics Program, Hawaii Department of Health, 9 pp., plus appendices.

Annotation: This final report describes the Expanded Newborn Screening Using Tandem Mass Spectrometry: Financial, Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues Project during the period June 1, 2001, through August 31, 2005. This multi-state, collaborative project was designed to research, identify strategies, and develop materials for addressing the financial, ethical, legal,and social issues surrounding the use of tandem mass spectrometry for neonatal metabolic screening of culturally and ethnically diverse populations. Participating states included Hawaii, California, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. The final report is divided into the following sections: (1) overview, (2) collaboration, (3) experiences to date, (4) dissemination of materials, (5) copies of publications and other materials, and (6) next steps. The report also includes seven appendices: (1) educational activities (development), (2) educational activities (products), (3) financial, ethical, legal, and social issues, (4) parent fact sheets, (5) professional fact sheets, (6) information dissemination, and (7) Web site. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Hawaii Department of Health, Genetics Program, 741 Sunset Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96816, Telephone: (808) 733-9055 Fax: (808) 733-9068 Web Site: http://www.hawaiigenetics.org

Keywords: California, Cultural diversity, Ethics, Ethnic factors, Final reports, Financing, Hawaii, Idaho, Legal issues, Neonatal screening, Oregon, Social factors, Washington

Douglas D, Bailey P, Cain L. 2004. From rural to remote America: Family health care in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 21 pp.

Annotation: The purpose of this report is to present the collective findings on health disparities between urban and non-urban populations from white papers produced by the states of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. The white papers look at barriers that rural residents face in accessing health care services. The report provides a tool to better understand the unique factors that influence health disparities and serves as a starting point for further discussion. Statistical and other information is presented in tables throughout the report. The report includes contact information for agencies in each of the four states.

Contact: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 1825 K Street, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006-1202, Telephone: (202) 775-0436 Fax: (202) 478-5120 E-mail: info@amchp.org Web Site: http://www.amchp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Alaska, Barriers, Families, Idaho, Oregon, Rural population, Urban population, Washington

Felix MRJ, Wiltraut CJ, Dyer D. 2002. Idaho Oral Health Summit 2001: Shaping the future, improving access—Summit report. [Boise, ID]: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, 20 pp.

Annotation: This report describes the Idaho Oral Health Summit held on November 16, 2001, in Boise, Idaho. The report includes the summit purpose and overview; a call to action; and strategies to improve oral health through policy and funding, access to care, and prevention and education. Also included are presummit interviews, a summary of participant evaluations, and an appendix of letters of support from Idaho's congressional delegates. An agenda and summit information have been added. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Oral Health Program, P.O. Box 83720, 450 West State Street, Boise, ID 83720-0036, Telephone: (800) 926-2588 Web Site: http://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/portal/alias__Rainbow/lang__en-US/tabID__3494/DesktopDefault.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Children, Conferences, Idaho, Oral health, State programs

Idaho Oral Health Alliance. 2001. Idaho Oral Health Summit-2001: Shaping the future, improving access—Draft proceedings. [Boise, ID]: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Division of Health Promotion, 75 pp.

Annotation: This draft report summarizes the proceedings of the oral health summit held on November 16, 2001, in Boise, Idaho. Topics include the Idaho Oral Health Alliance; highlights from the summit; proposed strategies to support, enhance, and develop access to oral health care in Idaho; and closing comments by the summit facilitators. Also included is an attachment section with presummit telephone interview feedback, detailed chronological notes, and Web links to Idaho foundations and other helpful sites.

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Children, Conference proceedings, Families, Idaho, Oral health, Parents, Pregnant women, State programs

Zimmerman B, Schwalberg R, Gallagher J, Harking MA, Sines E. 2000. Title V roles in coordinating care for children with special health care needs. Washington, DC: Health Systems Research, ca. 100 pp.

Annotation: This report presents the results of a national study, conducted for the National Policy Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN), of the Title V roles in coordinating care for CSHCN. The study was conducted in two phases, a written survey and follow-up telephone interviews with selected respondents. The study explored two levels of care coordination activities: the client level, where assistance in care coordination is provided to individual children and families; and the systems level, where coordination efforts are focused on linking and integrating policies and programs. The report organizes the results as follows: concepts of care coordination; methodology; client-level coordination services; systems-level care coordination services; interpretation and implications of findings; and references. Appendices include: A. National survey instrument; B. Interview protocol; and C. Contact information for highlighted states. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Alabama, Arkansas, Children with special health care needs, Colorado, EPSDT, Florida, Health care financing, Idaho, Iowa, Managed care, Medicaid, National surveys, Service coordination, Social Security Act, Title V, State children's health insurance program, State programs, Utah, Wisconsin

    Next Page »

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.