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American Academy of Pediatrics and Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy and Clinical Practice. n.d.. AAP Child Health Mapping Project. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource provides a geographic representation of child health in the United States. Contents include national and state-specific data on pediatric health care delivery at the Primary Care Service Area level. A range of maps is available including the number of children under age 18 per pediatrician, the number of children in linguistically-isolated households, median household income, the number of pediatric residents and fellows, and estimated vaccine coverage rates. An interactive mapping tool is available to members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Children, Data sources, Geographic regions, Health care disparities, Immunization, Integrated information systems, Interactive media, Language barriers, Low income groups, Patient care planning, Pediatricians, Statewide planning, Work force

Karp C, Lai Y-H, Garcia S, Grason H, Strobino D, Minkovitz C. 2017. Strengthen the evidence base for maternal and child health programs: NPM 2–Low-risk cesarean deliveries [NPM 2 brief]. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 3 pp.

Annotation: This brief and evidence review summarize the literature on evidence-based and evidence-informed strategies to promote the safety and effectiveness of receiving oral health care during pregnancy. They provide background information on oral health during pregnancy, discuss key research methods and results, and present key findings and implications. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E4143, Baltimore, MD 21205, Telephone: (410) 502-5450 Fax: (410) 502-5831 Web Site: http://www.jhsph.edu/wchpc Available from the website.

Keywords: Block grants, Cesarean section, Childbirth, Childbirth education, Doulas, Evidence-based practice, Intervention, Literature reviews, Measures, Model programs, Patient care, Policy development, Program planning, Resources for professionals, State MCH programs, Therapeutics, Title V programs

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center. 2017. Strengthen the evidence for maternal and child health programs: National performance measure 2 low-risk cesarean deliveries evidence review. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 42 pp.

Annotation: This document identifies evidence-informed strategies that state Title V programs might consider implementing to decrease the proportion of cesarean deliveries among low-risk first-time mothers. Contents include an introduction and background; review methods and results, including search results, characteristics of studies reviewed, intervention components, summary of study results, and evidence rating and evidence continuum; and implications of the review. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E4143, Baltimore, MD 21205, Telephone: (410) 502-5450 Fax: (410) 502-5831 Web Site: http://www.jhsph.edu/wchpc Available from the website.

Keywords: , Block grants, Cesarean section, Childbirth, Childbirth education, Doulas, Evidence-based practice, Intervention, Literature reviews, Measures, Model programs, Patient care, Policy development, Program planning, Resources for professionals, State MCH programs, Therapeutics, Title V programs

Oregon Health Authority. 2017. Oral health in Oregon's CCOs: A metrics report. Salem, OR: Oregon Health Authority, 34 pp.

Annotation: This report examines oral health care data in the context of Oregon’s health system transformation, including the launch of coordinated care organizations and expansion of the state Medicaid program, Oregon Health Plan, through the Affordable Care Act. Topics include provider distribution, utilization, patient experience, care coordination, and oral health integration. Information about stakeholder groups, technical specifications, and a measure dashboard are included.

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, 500 Summer Street, N.E., E-20, Salem, OR 97301-1097, Telephone: (503) 947-2340 Secondary Telephone: (877) 398-9238 Fax: (503) 947-2341 E-mail: OHPBinfo@state.or.us Web Site: http://www.oregon.gov/oha Available from the website.

Keywords: Coordination, Data analysis, Health care reform, Health care systems, Health insurance, Measures, Medicaid, Oral health, Oregon, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Service integration, State programs, Statewide planning, Trends

White P, Cooley WC, McAllister J. 2015. Starting a transition improvement process: Using the six core elements of health care transition 2.0. Washington, DC: Center for Health Care Transition Improvement, 3 pp. (Practice resource; no. 1)

Annotation: This document is designed to help pediatric, family medicine, internal medicine-pediatrics, and internal medicine practices (both primary care and specialty practices), and health systems start or improve a transition process for youth moving from pediatric to adult health care. The document describes four interrelated steps and lessons learned from health care transition improvement projects across the United States. Topics include securing senior leadership support, forming the transition improvement team, defining transition processes for improvement, and dedicating time to implement transition improvements. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Got Transition™/Center for Health Care Transition Improvement, National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health, 1615 M Street, N.W., Suite 290, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-1500 Fax: (202) 429-3957 E-mail: info@GotTransition.org Web Site: http://gottransition.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Leadership, Multidisciplinary teams, Patient care teams, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Special health care needs, Teamwork, Transition planning, Young adults

Cooley WC, Cheetham T. 2015. Integrating young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities into your practice: Tips for adult health care providers. Washington, DC: Center for Health Care Transition Improvement, 3 pp. (Practice resource; no. 3)

Annotation: This resource offers tips for preparing the office and staff for caring for young adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Topics include recommended transition actions that can be taken prior to the initial visit, during the visit, and after the visit. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Got Transition™/Center for Health Care Transition Improvement, National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health, 1615 M Street, N.W., Suite 290, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-1500 Fax: (202) 429-3957 E-mail: info@GotTransition.org Web Site: http://gottransition.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Developmental disabilities, Health care delivery, Intellectual development, Patient care planning, Self care, Special health care needs, Transition planning, Young adults

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2015. Medical home modules for pediatric residency education. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 51 pp.

Annotation: This series of five case-based, educational modules on key medical home principles is designed to be incorporated into existing curriculum by residency program directors and faculty. Collectively, the modules educate residents about characteristics and benefits of the patient‐ and family‐centered medical home, care coordination, care planning, transition to adult care and team-based care.

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: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Coordination, Family centered care, Medical home, Patient care teams, Pediatric care, Planning, Professional education, Transitions

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2015. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Title V National Performance Measures. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 4 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet for state Title V programs illustrates how the Affordable Care Act provisions relate to national performance measures (NPMs), and identifies potential opportunities to incorporate federal-level reforms into NPM planning.

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: Block grants, Health care reform, Measures, Model programs, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Policy development, Program planning, Program planning, Resources for professionals, State MCH programs, Title V programs, Title V programs

Family Voices, IMPACT. 2015. Well Visit Planner media toolkit. Albuquerque, NM: Family Voices, IMPACT, multiple items.

Annotation: This toolkit is designed to help families raise awareness about the Well-Visit Planner™, a tool to help parents of children ages four months to 6 years learn about and plan for their child's next preventive care visit. Contents include handouts in English and Spanish, sample articles, videos, presentations, social media content, and web buttons. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Family Voices, IMPACT, 3701 San Mateo Boulevard, N.E., Suite 103, Albuquerque, NM 87110, Telephone: (505) 872-4774 Secondary Telephone: (888) 835-5669 Fax: (505) 872-4780 Web Site: http://www.fv-impact.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Families, Mass media, Patient care planning, Pediatric care, Preventive health services, Spanish language materials, Special health care needs, Young children

John Snow, Inc. [2014]. Patient experience improvement toolkit: A guide for family planning agencies. Boston, MA: John Snow, Inc., 1 v.

Annotation: This toolkit provides a step-by-step guide and helpful tools to improve patient experience and increase patient retention and offers simple, actionable advice to make improvements for little or no cost. It provides forms and templates for assessing the patient experience, for improving the clinic's image, and respecting patient privacy, and includes links to training videos.

Contact: John Snow, Inc., 44 Farnsworth Street, Boston, MA 02210-1211, Telephone: (617) 482-9485 Fax: (617) 482-0617 E-mail: jsinfo@jsi.com Web Site: http://www.jsi.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Evaluation, Family planning clinics, Manuals, Patient care management

Sonfield A, Hasstedt K, Gold RB. 2014. Moving forward: Family planning in the era of health reform. Washington, DC: Guttmacher Instititute, 52 pp.

Center for Health Care Transition Improvement. 2014. Six core elements of health care transition 2.0. Washington, DC: Center for Health Care Transition Improvement, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources are designed to help health professionals implement and evaluate transition quality improvement. Contents include a document that describes six core elements of health care transition and tools for implementing and evaluating the following three transition processes: (1) transitioning youth to adult health care providers, (2) transitioning to an adult approach to health care without changing providers, and (3) integrating youth into adult health care. Contents include sample policies, registries, transition readiness/self-care assessments, condition fact sheets, medical summary and emergency care plans, transfer letters and checklists, young adult orientation material, care plans, feedback surveys, and measurement approaches. The tools can be adapted and customized for an individual practice. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Got Transition™/Center for Health Care Transition Improvement, National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health, 1615 M Street, N.W., Suite 290, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-1500 Fax: (202) 429-3957 E-mail: info@GotTransition.org Web Site: http://gottransition.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Measures, Patient care planning, Process evaluation, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Special health care needs, Transition planning, Young adults

McAllister J. 2014. Achieving a shared plan of care with children and youth with special health care needs: An implementation guide. Palo Alto, CA: Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, 58 pp.

Annotation: This report, and accompanying implementation guide, recommend core content of a comprehensive and integrated plan of care for children with special health care needs, and the steps necessary to create and share a plan of care. Contents include the principles for successful use of a shared plan of care, the plan of care model, and a step-by-step approach to the shared plan of care. Topics include recognizing families' needs and strengths, building essential partnerships, constructing and implementing a plan of care, and ten steps toward implementation. A slide show is also available.

Contact: Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, 400 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 340, Palo Alto, CA 94301, Telephone: (650) 497-8365 E-mail: info@lpfch.org Web Site: http://www.lpfch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Children, Comprehensive health care, Family centered care, Patient care planning, Service integration, Special health care needs, Young adults

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

Syed K. 2014. Youth confidentiality in the Affordable Care Act: Approaches for ensuring greater privacy protections for vital health care. Washington, DC: Advocates for Youth, 4 pp.

Annotation: This policy brief focuses on national and state efforts to secure comprehensive confidentiality protections for young adults insured as dependents. Topics include Affordable Care Act provisions related to young adults, insurance communications that may compromise young adults' confidentiality and negatively impact their health, young adults' need for confidentiality as recognized by law and state law approaches to securing confidentiality in dependent coverage. Recommendations are included.

Contact: Advocates for Youth, 2000 M Street, N.W., Suite 750, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 419-3420 Fax: (202) 419-1448 Web Site: http://www.advocatesforyouth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Communication, Confidentiality, Health care reform, Health insurance, Medical records, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Patient rights, Reproductive health, Sexual health, Transition planning, Transition to independent living, Young adults

Wisconsin Public Health Association and Medical College of Wisconsin. 2014. WISHeS: Wisconsin Improving School Health Services Project. Kimberly, WI: Wisconsin Public Health Association, multiple items.

Annotation: This manual is designed to help school districts improve the health services they provide to students. Contents include a school-health-services assessment tool; injury and illness protocols; sample policies and procedures for emergency nursing services, concussion management, managing and preventing acute reactions to foods in the school setting, and medication administration; and nurse procedures. The manual also contains instructions for unlicensed assistive personnel on hand hygiene, oral care, feeding, transfers, and diapering for students who need such care at school.

Contact: Wisconsin Public Health Association, 563 Carter Court, Suite B, Kimberly, WI 54136, Telephone: (920) 882-3650 Contact Phone: (414) 875-7257 E-mail: WPHA@badgerbay.co Contact E-mail: teresa@badgerbay,co Web Site: http://www.wpha.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Assessment, Disease management, Disease prevention, Mobile applications, Nursing services, Oral health, Patient care management, Patient care planning, Protocols, School based management, School districts, School health services, School nurses, School personnel, Special health care needs, Training

Enroll America. 2013. How states can accelerate their enrollment efforts. Washington, DC: Enroll America, 3 pp. (Factsheet)

National Network for Oral Health Access. 2012. Oral health and the patient-centered health home: Action guide. Denver, CO: National Network for Oral Health Access, 19 pp.

Annotation: This report describes a needs assessment of health center dental directors and follow-up interviews with nine “early adopter” organizations that have made substantial progress in integrating oral health into the patient-centered health home (PCHH). Topics include characteristics and organizational factors of the early adopter health centers that facilitated medical-dental integration and the establishment of the PCHH, as well as barriers that hinder this achievement. Additional topics include promising practices related to integrating oral health with other health center services.

Contact: National Network for Oral Health Access, 181 East 56th Avenue, Suite 501, Denver, CO 80216, Telephone: (866) 316-4995 Fax: (866) 316-4995 E-mail: info@nnoha.org Web Site: http://www.nnoha.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Case studies, Medical home, Model programs, Needs assessment, Oral health, Patient care planning

Jacobi AW, Burnett K. 2011. Affordable Care Act maternal, infant and early child supplemental information request for the submission of the updated state plan for a state home visiting program. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma State Department of Health, Family Support and Prevention Service, 229 pp., plus appendices.

Annotation: This report presents findings from a follow-up needs assessment in Oklahoma to identify focus communities for the Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program. Topics include identification of the state's targeted at-risk communities; program goals and objectives; selection of models and explanation of how the models meet the needs of targeted communities; and plans for implementation, meeting legislatively-mandated benchmarks, administration, and continuous quality improvement. Information about technical assistance needs and reporting requirements are also included.

Contact: Oklahoma State Department of Health, Family Support and Prevention Service, 1000 N.E. 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299, Telephone: (405) 271-1011 Web Site: http://www.ok.gov/health/Child_and_Family_Health/Family_Support_and_Prevention_Service Available from the website.

Keywords: Community based services, Health care reform, Home visiting, Oklahoma, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Program planning, State MCH programs, Statewide planning, Systems development

Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative. 2009. Meaningful connections: A resource guide for using health IT to support the patient centered medical home. Washington, D.C.: Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, 42 pp.

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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.