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North Carolina Division of Public Health, Oral Health Section. 2018. Oral health care during pregnancy: North Carolina collaborative practice framework. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Division of Public Health, Oral Health Section, 7 pp.

Annotation: This document, which was adapted from Oral Health Care During Pregnancy: A National Consensus Statement, contains guidance on oral health care for pregnant women for both prenatal care health professionals and oral health professionals, pharmacological considerations for pregnant women, and guidance for health professionals to share with pregnant women. Selected topics include assessing women’s oral health status, advising pregnant women about oral health care, working in collaboration with other health professionals, providing support services to pregnant women, improving health services in the community, and advising women about oral health care.

Contact: North Carolina Division of Public Health, Oral Health Section, 2001 Mail Service Center, 5505 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 27699-2001, Telephone: (919) 855-4800 Fax: (919) 870-4805 Web Site: http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dph/oralhealth Available from the website.

Keywords: Guidelines, Meetings, Oral health, Oral health care: Interdisciplinary approach, Pregnant women

Collective Impact Forum. 2017. How to lead collaborative impact working groups. Boston, MA: Collective Impact Forum, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources are designed to help working group leaders contribute to a successful collective impact initiative. Contents include modules on how to build membership, plan for and run an effective meeting, build a culture of collaboration, put systems thinking into practice, engage community members, and be data-driven and learn along the way. Additional contents include sample working group strategies, meeting planning steps for co-chairs, meeting agenda templates, and a meeting follow-up email template.

Contact: Collective Impact Forum, 500 Boylston Street, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02116, Telephone: (866) 351-8484 E-mail: info@collectiveimpactforum.org Web Site: http://www.collectiveimpactforum.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Community action, Facilitated communication, Leadership, Learning, Meetings, Planning, Systems development

National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety. 2016. NCCSHS 19th annual meeting: The Every Student Succeeds Act–What does it mean for student achievement, health and safety? [participant folder]. [no place]: National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety, 1 v.

Annotation: This binder contains materials from a meeting of federal agency and national nongovernmental organization staff held on May 20, 2015, in Rockville, Maryland, to discuss the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and what it means for student achievement, health, and safety. Contents include the agenda, speaker biographies, a list of meeting participants, and a list of organizations participating in National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety (NCCSHS); handouts; small group discussion materials; and background materials. Topics include ESSA provisions intended to support safe and healthy students and how other federal agency program align with those provisions, the ESSA appropriations process including the development of regulations and provision of technical assistance to states for implementing the regulations, and high impact opportunities for connecting health and education. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Single photocopies available at no charge.

Keywords: Academic achievement, Collaboration, Community participation, Federal initiatives, Health promotion, Meetings, Nutrition, Physical education, Program coordination, Public policy, Public private partnerships, Relationships, School age children, School health education, School health programs, School health services, School safety

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 2016. 6 | 18 Initiative: Accelerating Evidence into Action–State Medicaid & Public Health Convening: Meeting summary. Arlington, VA: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 20 pp.

Annotation: This document summarizes a convening held on February 8–9, 2016, to launch a collaborative engagement with states to help them explore how to translate the evidence on interventions related to controlling asthma, tobacco cessation, and unintended pregnancy prevention into implementation within state Medicaid programs. Contents include pre-convening planning calls, state identified priorities and state convening meeting objectives, an overview of state convening, state team planning summary results, evaluation summary, and next steps. The appendices contain a description of the 6 | 18 Initiative to align evidence-based preventive practices with emerging value-based payment and delivery models, the meeting agenda, the participant list, and the state action plan template.

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 450, Arlington, VA 22202, Telephone: (202) 371-9090 Fax: (571) 527-3189 Web Site: http://www.astho.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Asthma, Collaboration, Contraception, Health care delivery, Learning, Medicaid, Meetings, Models, National initiatives, Peer groups, Policy development, Pregnancy prevention, Prevention programs, Preventive health services, Program planning, Reimbursement, State programs, Statewide planning, Teamwork, Tobacco cessation

Delaware Health and Social Services, Bureau of Oral Health and Dental Services. 2015. Meeting summary: Delaware Oral Health 2015 Forum. Dover, DE: Delaware Health and Social Services, Bureau of Oral Health and Dental Services, 5 pp.

Annotation: This document summarizes a meeting focused on oral health equity, systems of care, and oral health literacy and attended by representatives from health organizations and community agencies on May 8, 2015, in Dover, DE. Topics include innovative initiatives from across the country and how these activities can be applied locally. Information about individual and organizational strategies for advancing oral health is included.

Contact: Delaware Health and Social Services, Bureau of Oral Health and Dental Services, Jesse Cooper Building, 417 Federal Street, Dover, DE 19901, Telephone: (302) 744-4554 Fax: (302) 661-7229 Web Site: http://dhss.delaware.gov/dph/hsm/ohphome.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Collaboration, Consumer education, Delaware, Health literacy, Meetings, Oral health, Public health education, Public private partnerships, State initiatives, Systems development

National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety. 2015. NCCSHS 18th annual meeting: Reducing chronic absenteeism–Promoting school attendance [participant folder]. [no place]: National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety, 1 v.

Annotation: This binder contains materials from a meeting of federal agency and national nongovernmental organization staff to discuss ways to reduce student absenteeism and promote school attendance held on May 20, 2015, in Rockville, Maryland. Contents include the agenda, speaker biographies, a list of meeting participants, and a list of organizations participating in National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety (NCCSHS); handouts; small group discussion materials; and background materials. Topics include the role of multiple sectors in promoting school attendance and opportunities for improved collaboration across sectors, how state and local programs and practices address school attendance, strategies to further information exchange and networking, and ideas for promoting the work of NCCSHS and strengthening relationships. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Single photocopies available at no charge.

Keywords: Academic achievement, Community participation, Federal initiatives, Health promotion, Meetings, Nutrition, Physical education, Program coordination, Public policy, Public private partnerships, Relationships, School age children, School health education, School health programs, School health services, School safety

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2014. Connecting the dots to improve birth outcomes: Key considerations and recommendations from a national meeting. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 32 pp.

National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity. 2014. Healthy meeting toolkit. Washington, DC: Center for Science in the Public Interest, 32 pp.

Annotation: This toolkit provides guidance for organizations on creating a culture of health and wellness in meetings and conferences by supporting healthy food and beverage choices, providing physical activity opportunities, requiring a tobacco-free environment, and promoting sustainability. Topics include menus, cooking techniques, making healthy choices easier, swappable items and portion sizes, calorie and serving cards, food safety, physical activity tips, integrating exercise equipment into meetings, holding meetings in smoke-free cities, tobacco-free and smoke-free definitions and policy, and sustainability tips. The appendices contain nutrition standards, a sample request for proposals, and a healthy meeting pledge.

Contact: Center for Science in the Public Interest, 1220 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 332-9110 Fax: (202) 265-4954 E-mail: cspi@cspinet.org Web Site: http://www.cspinet.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Guidelines, Meetings, Nutrition, Organizational change, Physical activity

Snyder A, Kanchinadam, Hess C, Dolan R. 2014. Improving integration of dental benefits in health insurance marketplaces. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, 37 pp.

Annotation: This report synthesizes materials compiled from a meeting of state marketplace leaders, dental experts, and health policy experts to discuss the benefits and challenges of various policy approaches to implementing dental benefits in the marketplace held on January 16, 2014, in Washington, DC. The report summarizes key themes and findings from the discussion, describes major issues, and identifies policy solutions for improving the integration of dental benefits in marketplaces. Topics include the dental-coverage landscape, dental coverage under the Affordable Care Act, affordability of dental benefits in the marketplace, and consumers' experiences with dental benefits.

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: info@nashp.org Web Site: http://www.nashp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Dental care, Health care reform, Health insurance, Meetings, Oral health, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Policy development, Service integration

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 2014. Safe sleep roundtable report. Arlington, VA: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 16 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the discussion and recommendations from a meeting held on January 24, 2014, in Arlington, Virginia, to identify priorities around safe infant sleep and develop an action plan to address those priorities. Contents include background on safe sleep; a summary of best practices; and recommendations and next steps for federal partners, state health departments, community organizations, and others. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 450, Arlington, VA 22202, Telephone: (202) 371-9090 Fax: (571) 527-3189 Web Site: http://www.astho.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community action, Infant death, Infants, Meetings, Model programs, National initiatives, Planning, Policy development, Program improvement, SIDS: Injury prevention, Sleep, Sleep position, State health agencies

National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety. 2014. NCCSHS 17th annual meeting: Cultivating common ground to promote student success [participant folder]. [no place]: National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety, 1 v.

Annotation: This binder contains materials from a meeting of federal agency and national nongovernmental organization staff to discuss finding common ground to promote student success held on May 29, 2014, in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Contents include the agenda, speaker biographies, a list of meeting participants, and a list of organizations participating in National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety (NCCSHS); handouts; small group discussion materials; and background materials. Topics include how the health and education sectors work together toward common goals for promoting student achievement and health, ways that federal agencies work together and how federal initiatives influence emerging trends, facilitating strong relationships among NCCSHS members to promote health and safety in schools and student academic achievement, and building momentum for promoting the work of and relationships among NCCSHS members. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Single photocopies available at no charge.

Keywords: Academic achievement, Community participation, Federal initiatives, Health promotion, Meetings, Nutrition, Physical education, Program coordination, Public policy, Public private partnerships, Relationships, School age children, School health education, School health programs, School health services, School safety

National Coalition of STD Directors. 2014. Advancing sexual health through state sexual health plans: A report of a strategic summit. Washington, DC: National Coalition of STD Directors, 35 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a summit held on February 20-21, 2013, in Washington, DC, to bridge gaps and link together state and national efforts to advance sexual health. Contents include an overview of state plans in Colorado, Delaware, Minnesota, North Carolina, and Oregon including emerging practices and links to relevant presentations. Additional topics include building blocks of state plans, community needs assessments, plan strategy and design, building partnerships, dissemination and implementation, monitoring and evaluation, preliminary results, and challenges and opportunities.

Contact: National Coalition of STD Directors, 1029 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005, E-mail: info@ncsddc.org Web Site: http://www.ncsddc.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Health promotion, Meetings, Models, Sexual health, Statewide planning

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. 2013. Key implementation considerations for executing evidence-based programs: Project overview. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, 6 pp. (ASPE research brief)

Annotation: This research brief describes an initial forum, held April 2011, on implementation considerations for evidence-based programs and evidence-informed approaches for policy issues and practice dilemmas for children and youth across federal programs.

Contact: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 415 F, Washington, DC 20201, Web Site: http://aspe.hhs.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Federal programs, Meetings, Quality assurance, Research, Youth

Kirkendall N; Institute of Medicine, Committee on National Statistics. 2013. Design of the National Children's Study: A workshop summary. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 94 pp.

Annotation: This summary reports on a January 2013 workshop on issues related to the overall design (including the framework for implementation) of the National Children's Study (NCS). The NCS is designed to study the environmental influences (including physical, chemical, biological, and psychosocial) on children's health and development. Summary contents include environmental measures, consideration of multiple cohorts in the sample design, imputation and estimation, and moving forward. The workshop agenda, a list of participants, and information on the Committee on National Statistics are also included.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: customer_service@nap.edu Web Site: http://www.nap.edu Available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 978-309-28840-8.

Keywords: Chemicals, Child health, Children, Environmental influences, Meetings, Physical development, Prospective studies, Psychosocial development, Research design

Wizemann T, Reeve M, Altevogt B, and Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events, Board on Health Sciences Policy. 2013. Preparedness, response, and recovery considerations for children and families: Workshop summary. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 226 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes a workshop convened in June 2013 by the Institute of Medicine Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events to discuss disaster preparedness, response, and resilience relative to the needs of children and families, including children with special health care needs. It examines resilience strategies that lead to successful recovery in children after a disaster and discusses current approaches and interventions to improve recovery in children.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: customer_service@nap.edu Web Site: http://www.nap.edu Available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 978-0-309-29458-4.

Keywords: Children, Disaster planning, Disasters, Emergencies, Families, Meetings

Institute of Medicine, Board on Children, Youth and Families and National Research Council. 2013. Research issues in the assessment of birth settings: A workshop. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource provides a schedule of presentations and panel discussions that took place during a workshop convened in March 2013 to update a 1982 report on the assessment of childbirth settings in the United States. Topics include birth and birth setting trends and statistics; assessment of risk in pregnancy; health outcomes associated with birth setting; work force issues related to birth setting; data systems and measurement; and cost, value, and reimbursement issues. The resource includes a statement of the workshop committee's statement of task, a committee roster, biographical sketches, and a list of workshop participants.

Contact: National Academies Press, 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360, Washington, DC 20001, Telephone: (202) 334-3313 Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373 Fax: (202) 334-2451 E-mail: customer_service@nap.edu Web Site: http://www.nap.edu Available in libraries.

Keywords: Alternative birth styles, Birthing centers, Childbirth, Delivery rooms, MCH research, Maternal health services, Meetings, Research methodology, Trends

National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety. 2013. NCCSHS 16th annual meeting: Using the collective impact of NCCSHS [participant folder]. [no place]: National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety, 1 v.

Annotation: This binder contains materials from a meeting of federal agency and national nongovernmental organization staff to discuss using collective impact held on June 6, 2013, in Rockville, MD. Contents include the agenda, speaker biographies, a list of meeting participants, and a list of organizations participating in the National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety (NCCSHS ; handouts; small group discussion worksheets; and background materials. Topics include collective impact as a strategy for reaching stakeholders and building capacity in school health, how an intentional focus on collective impact can change student academic and health outcomes, and ways that NCCSHS organizations can support common goals. A summary of proposed revisions to the NCCSHS vision and mission statement and draft operating principles are also included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Single photocopies available at no charge.

Keywords: Academic achievement, Collaboration, Community participation, Federal initiatives, Health promotion, Meetings, Nutrition, Physical education, Program coordination, Public policy, Public private partnerships, Relationships, School age children, School health education, School health programs, School health services, School safety

DentaQuest Institute and W. K. Kellogg Foundation. [2012]. Developing a vision for oral health quality improvement in an era of accountability: Meeting proceedings and recommendations. [Westborough, MA]: DentaQuest Institute, multiple items.

Annotation: These report a meeting convened on January 24–25, 2012, in Washington, DC, to discuss objectives and approaches to improve quality in oral health care. Topics include developing a national plan, developing and standardizing oral health measures, developing quality-measurement systems tied to outcomes-based reimbursement systems, and developing educational initiatives to support change in delivery and reimbursement systems. Presentations are also available.

Contact: DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129-1454, Telephone: (617) 886-1700 Web Site: http://www.dentaquestpartnership.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Measures, Meetings, National initiatives, Oral health, Professional education, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Reimbursement, Service delivery systems

Oral Health During Pregnancy Expert Workgroup. 2012. Oral health care during pregnancy: A national consensus statement. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Multiple items.

Annotation: This resource includes a consensus statement that resulted from an expert workgroup meeting held on October 18, 2011, in Washington, DC, convened by the Health Resources and Services Administration in collaboration with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Dental Association. It contains guidance on oral health care for pregnant women for both prenatal care health professionals and oral health professionals, pharmacological considerations for pregnant women, and guidance for health professionals to share with pregnant women. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental care: Interdisciplinary approach, Guidelines, Meetings, Oral health, Pregnant women

MedImmune Advocacy. 2012. Premature infant summit: Collaborating for preemies: Small steps...big changes—Summary meeting report. [Gaithersburg, MD]: MedImmune, 11 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes information presented during a series of summits conducted by MedImmune Advocacy to examine the key issues facing premature infants and their families. The issues highlighted include public policy; concerns about the high rate of prematurity in the United States; the educational needs of parents; late preterm health issues; and the critical continuity of care for these infants after they leave the hospital. The report includes statistics on prematurity in the United States; describes clinical issues associated with prematurity; presents late-preterm infant health resources; describes advocacy initiatives; and examines the policy landscape and its impact on premature infant care. Also included are detailed descriptions of additional tools such as a premature infant advocacy training guide, a toolkit for the follow-care of premature infants, and a premature infant health website.

Contact: PreemieVoices.com, MedImmune Advocacy, 101 Orchard Ridge Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, Telephone: (301) 398-0000 Web Site: http://preemievoices.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Meetings, Premature infants, Prematurity, Reports

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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.