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Ertel PY, Chase RC, Notestine JC, Ambuel JP. n.d.. A multi-purpose outpatient data system. Minneapolis, MN: [University of Minnesota, School of Public Health], Systems Development Project, 10 pp. (Comment series no.: 9-6 (19))

Annotation: This paper shares the development of an outpatient data system by the Columbus [Ohio] Children's Hospital which was revised at the time their Children and Youth project was initiated in June, 1966. The data system describe complies with the Children and Youth Program reporting requirements but is of broader scope. This is part of a series to document and asses the effect of P.L. 89-97, Title II. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Administration, Adolescent health programs, Child health programs, Children and Youth Projects, Comprehensive health care, Data collection, Ohio, Outpatients

Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Maternal, Child, and Family Health. 2018. School-based dental sealant program manual. [Columbus, OH]: Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Maternal, Child, and Family Health, 47 pp.

Annotation: This manual provides professional recommendations and states’ expectations for school-based dental sealant programs under the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). Contents include local program operations, regulatory compliance, compliance with ODH policies, sealant program eligibility, sample program forms, clinical materials and methods, retention checks, Medicaid billing and collection, reimbursement guidelines, health professional enrollment, filing claims, performance benchmarks and performance standards, reporting, ODH program reviews, and compliance with other ODH requirements. The appendices contain sample forms, records, letters, and other practice-related materials.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-3543 Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Dental sealants, Forms, Guideline adherence, Manuals, Ohio, Oral health, Parents, Resources for professionals, School based clinics, State programs

Barzel R, Holt K, Kolo S, Siegal M, eds. 2018. School-based dental sealant programs (2nd. ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 1 v.

Annotation: This curriculum is designed to provide school- based dental sealant program (SBSP) staff with an understanding of the history, operations, and principles of SBSPs funded by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). Contents include guide- lines for infection control and information about tooth selection and assessment for sealants; the sealant-application process; and SBSP operations, with an emphasis on requirements that apply to programs funded by ODH. [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: Children, Curricula, Dental sealants, Distance education, Ohio, Oral health, School based management, School health programs, School personnel

Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2016. Fluoride mouthrinse program manual (rev.). Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 28 pp.

Annotation: This manual provides school personnel and volunteers with procedures and requirements for administering and implementing a school-based fluoride mouthrinse program in Ohio. Topics include program roles, responsibilities, and operation; administration guidelines; recommendations for teachers; and program implementation and site visits. Forms and procedural options, including adaptations for students with special health care needs, are included.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-4180 Fax: (614) 564-2421 E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/ohs/oral/oral1.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental caries, Disease prevention, Fluorides, Ohio, Oral health, Preventive health services, School age children, School based management, School health services, State programs

Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2016. At-a-glance: Community water fluoridation. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 2 pp.

Annotation: This document presents information on community water fluoridation (CWF) and describes related services provided by the Ohio Department of Health. Topics include technical assistance and resources to promote CWF, fluoridation-assistance programs, monitoring fluoridation quality, Ohio’s fluoridation law, Ohio cities exempt from mandatory fluoridation, the status of CWF in Ohio, and facts about CWF.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-4180 Fax: (614) 564-2421 E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/ohs/oral/oral1.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: , Community based services, Fluorides, Legislation, Ohio, Oral health, State programs, Technical assistance, Water

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 2014. 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P). Arlington, VA: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information about preterm birth (PTB) rates and racial disparities in PTB in the United States, the use of 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) to prevent PTB, and the role of state and territorial health agencies in promoting access to 17P. Contents include state examples of 17P interventions in Louisiana, North Carolina, and Ohio. The fact sheet also discusses costs, quality, and other challenges related to the availability of and access to 17P.

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: Access to health care, Barriers, Louisiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Pharmaceutical fees, Pregnant women, Preterm birth, Preventive medicine, State agencies

Gittelman M, Denny S, Southworth H, Arnold MW. 2014. Ohio AAPs comprehensive approach to addressing Ohio's infant safe sleep. American Academy of Pediatrics, Ohio Chapter, 21 pp.

Annotation: This presentation describes efforts by the Ohio chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics to reduce post-neonatal deaths, focusing on pediatrician education about safe sleep, a statewide program, an hospitalist program, and child abuse and maltreatment. It compares these initiatives to its successful bike helmet initiative. Safe sleep marketing and an action plan are described.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-3543 Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Infants, Ohio, Prevention programs, SIDS, Sleep, Social media, State programs, Sudden infant death

Simons D, Hendricks T, Lipper J, Pires SA. 2014. Intensive care coordination using high-quality wraparound for children with serious behavioral health needs: State and community profiles. Hamilton, NJ: Center for Health Care Strategies, 61 pp.

Annotation: This document profiles the various ways that U.S. states and communities are structuring, implementing, and evaluating intensive care coordination (ICC) using the wraparound approach for children and youth with significant mental health conditions. The document defines wraparound as a structured approach to service planning and care coordination for individuals with complex needs that is built on a system of care and adheres to specified procedures. Contents include the evidence base for wraparound and information on established, evolving, and emerging ICC/wraparound programs.

Contact: Center for Health Care Strategies, 200 American Metro Boulevard, Suite 119, Hamilton, NJ 08619, Telephone: (609) 528-8400 Fax: (609) 586-3679 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.chcs.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Colorado, Community programs, Coordination planning, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mental health, Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Patient care, Pennsylvania, Program coordination, Rhode Island, Service coordination, State programs, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Youth

Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Section. 2014. Ohio oral health surveillance plan, 2014–2018. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, 32 pp.

Annotation: This document describes the Ohio Department of Health's oral health surveillance system, components of other oral health surveillance efforts in the state, and surveillance activities for the period 2014–2018. Topics include goals and objectives, indicators, data and dissemination, privacy and confidentiality practices, operating resources, components of the plan that are required by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, and components that are elective.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-4180 Fax: (614) 564-2421 E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/ohs/oral/oral1.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Data sources, Ohio, Oral health, Population surveillance, Program planning, State programs

Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2014. School-Based Dental Sealant Program: Reference guide for tooth surface assessment and selection. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 2 pp.

Annotation: This guide for professionals participating in Ohio's dental sealant program provides information about the criteria and methods for deciding sealant placement. Topics include visual assessment to detect surface cavitation and/or signs of dentinal involvement before sealant placement, differences between noncavitated and cavitated dental caries lesions, and selecting sealants for repair or replacement. Photographs are included.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-4180 Fax: (614) 564-2421 E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/ohs/oral/oral1.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: , Dental sealants, Ohio, Oral health, Prevention programs, School age children, School based clinics, State programs

Children’s Oral Health Action Team. 2014. Ohio's school nurse toolkit: A guide to help make good decisions for your school's oral health program. Cleveland, OH: Children’s Oral Health Action Team, 10 pp.

Annotation: This toolkit is designed to assist school nurses in planning and implementing an oral health program at their school or in their district. Topics include needs assessments; oral health care education for school nurses, for teachers, for students, and for families; prevention; screenings; and referrals.

Contact: Children's Oral Health Access Team, Cleveland, OH Telephone: (216) 881-7860 Secondary Telephone: (216) 881-7860 Fax: (216) 881-7863 Web Site: http://info@raiseyourvoiceforkids.org/COHAT Available from the website.

Keywords: State programs, Needs assessment, Ohio, Oral health, Prevention programs, Program development, Referrals, School age children, School districts, School health education, School health programs, School nurses, Schools, Screenings

Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program. [2013]. 2013 plan. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 11 pp.

Annotation: This document outlines a plan to promote and improve oral health in Ohio. Contents include goals, strategies, population targets, and annual program targets. Topics include access to community oral-disease-prevention programs, access to oral health care, and oral health policy as an essential component of public health policy.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-4180 Fax: (614) 564-2421 E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/ohs/oral/oral1.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Community based services, Community programs, Disease prevention, Goals, Health objectives, Health policy, Health promotion, Ohio, Oral health, Prevention programs, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Statewide planning

Ohio Department of Health. (2013). Preventing infant mortality. [Columbus, OH]: Ohio Department of Health, 5 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet focuses on efforts to prevent infant mortality in Ohio. It provides information about the Ohio Department of Health's (ODH's) safe sleep campaign, its progesterone prematurity project, its prenatal smoking-cessation initiative, and its decision to add severe combined immune deficiency and critical congenital heart disease to its list of newborn screening items. ODH's project to reduce elective deliveries before 39 weeks' gestation, its institute for equity in birth outcomes, and its support for select communities to participate in an initiative to improve black infant mortality and prematurity rates are also discussed.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-3543 Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Blacks, Infant death, Infant mortality, Neonatal screening, Ohio, Prematurity, Prenatal care, Preterm birth, Prevention services, Public awareness campaigns, Safety, Sleep position, Smoking cessation, Smoking during pregnancy, State initiatives

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2013. Region V Infant Mortality Summit. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 70 files.

Annotation: This website provides information about the 2013 Region V Infant Mortality Summit, held March 21-22, 2013 in Chicago, IL. Summit topics include coordinating, planning, implementing, and sharing cross state and regional efforts directed at reducing infant mortality; identifying similarities and differences across states to better understand data trends and reporting, health status of at-risk populations, contributing factors, and interventions that show promising results; identifying opportunities for leveraging resources and maximizing investments; identifying needs and provide technical assistance to state maternal and child health (MCH) and children with special health care needs (CSHCN) programs; and defining an organization framework for continued collaboration and successful program replication. The website provides links to the summit agenda, materials from sessions, summit goals and objectives, summaries and team updates, videorecordings from plenary sessions, and provides links to background and state infant and infant mortality resources.

Contact: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 443-2170 Web Site: https://mchb.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Audiovisual materials, Child health, Collaboration, Conference proceedings, Illinois, Indiana, Infant health, Infant mortality, Initiatives, Low income groups, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Prevention, Region V, Resource materials, State programs, Wisconsin

Courtot B, Coughlin TA, Lawton E. 2013. Medicaid and CHIP managed care payment methods and spending in 20 states: Final report to the Office of Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 51 pp.

Annotation: This report, which is a companion to the Medicaid and CHIP Risk-Based Managed Care in 20 States report, focuses on 20 states' Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) managed care payment methods and spending. The states are Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin. The report addresses two research questions: (1) how do the 20 states establish capitation rates in their Medicaid and CHIP managed care programs, and how have their approaches to and policies for rate setting changed over the past decade and (2) how does monthly Medicaid spending for four distinct managed care enrollee populations (adults and children, with and without disabilities) vary among the 20 states? The report introduces the issues and presents the study approach, methods, findings, and a discussion.

Contact: Urban Institute, 2100 M Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Telephone: (202) 833-7200 Fax: (202) 467-5775 E-mail: http://www.urban.org/about/contact.cfm Web Site: http://www.urban.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adults, Arizona, California, Children, Children's Health Insurance Program, Connecticut, Costs, Delaware, Disabilities, Florida, Managed care, Maryland, Massachusetts, Medicaid, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, State programs, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin

HealthPath Foundation of Ohio, Ohio Department of Health, Osteopathic Heritage Foundation, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton. 2013. Partnering to improve access to oral health in Ohio through strategic grantmaking and collaboration. Cincinnati, OH: HealthPath Foundation of Ohio, 10 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes strategies of a partnership comprising three charitable organizations and a state agency with the shared goals of improving oral health and removing barriers to oral health care in Ohio. Topics include interprofessional education and training, clinical care and capacity building, and advocacy.

Contact: HealthPath Foundation of Ohio, 200 West Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2775, Telephone: (513) 241-2880 Fax: (513) 768-6133 Web Site: http://healthpathohio.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Advocacy, Barriers, Collaboration, Financing, Interdisciplinary approach, Local initiatives, Networking, Ohio, Oral health, Program improvement, Public health infrastructure, Public private partnerships, Quality assurance, Regional factors, Statewide planning

Ohio Infant Mortality Task Force. [2012]. Ohio's progress in combating infant mortality. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Infant Mortality Task Force, 6 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information about Ohio's progress in combatting infant mortality. Topics include the Ohio Collaborative to Prevent Infant Mortality, new initiatives, state budget action, the Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative, sleep-related deaths and other unexplained infant deaths, preconception care, and the Medicaid family planning expansion.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-3543 Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Family planning, Financing, Infant death, Infant mortality, Initiatives, Legislation, Medicaid, Ohio, Prenatal care, Prevention, SIDS, Sleep position, Safety, State programs

VanLandeghem K, Schor EL. 2012. New opportunities for integrating and improving health care for women, children, and their families. New York, NY: Commonwealth Fund; Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 13 pp.

Annotation: This issue brief highlights the efforts of state Title V maternal and child health (MCH) programs and their partners in Colorado, Florida, Ohio, and Vermont to integrate public and private health care services for women and children with low incomes and their families. The brief outlines the roles and strategies of state agencies and shows how these programs have already begun to improve children's health and reduce health care costs. Topics include new opportunities for public-private partnerships; how state MCH programs can promote service integration; engaging key stakeholders, including families; building systems to service children with special health care needs; providing or paying for care coordination; developing standards and promoting quality; and lessons for other states.

Contact: Commonwealth Fund, One East 75th Street, New York, NY 10021, Telephone: (212) 606-3800 Fax: (212) 606-3500 E-mail: info@cmwf.org Web Site: http://www.commonwealthfund.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Children with special health care needs, Colorado, Costs, Families, Financing, Florida, Health care systems, Health services, Low income groups, MCH programs, Ohio, Program coordination, Service coordination, State programs, Title V programs, Vermont, Women's health

Ohio Department of Health. 2012. Hills and valleys: The challenge of improving oral health in Appalachian Ohio 2012–A report on oral health and barriers to getting dental care. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 30 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information about the oral health status of children and adults in Appalachian Ohio and barriers to obtaining oral health care in the region. The report also provides examples of programs that are improving oral health and access to care in the region, as well as recommendations for other promising strategies.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-4180 Fax: (614) 564-2421 E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/ohs/oral/oral1.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: State programs, Adults, Appalachia, Barriers, Children, Data, Health status, Ohio, Oral health, Program improvement, Quality assurance, State surveys

Ohio Department of Health. 2011. Oral health isn't optional: A report on the oral health of Ohioans and their access to dental care. [Columbus, OH]: Ohio Department of Health, 46 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes data about oral diseases and access to oral health care in Ohio. Population-based efforts to prevent oral disease are discussed, as well as resources and programs aimed at improving access to oral health care for vulnerable populations. County level information on the prevalence of various oral health measures of children in the state are presented.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-3543 Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adults, Children, Dental caries, Families, Ohio, Oral health, State surveys, Work force, barriers

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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.