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Harwood C, McManus M, White P. 2017. Incorporating pedatric-to-adult transition into NCQA patient-centered medical home recognition. Washington, DC: Got Transition™/Center for Health Care Transition Improvement, 11 pp. (Practice resource, no. 4)

Annotation: This resource is intended to facilitate the application of nationally-recognized transition tools to address specific criteria developed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) in their 2017 Patient-Centered Medical Home standards. Contents include NCQA criteria and guidance cross-walked with relevant sample tools. Topics include team-based care and practice organization, knowing and managing patients, patient-centered access and continuity, care management and support, care coordination and care transitions, and performance measurement and quality improvement. Descriptions of the tools are also provided. [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: Children, Measures, Medical home, Patient care management, Patient care teams, Program coordination, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Special health care needs, Standards, Transitions, Youth

Snyder JE. 2016. Community health workers: Roles and responsibilities in health care delivery system reform. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, 23 pp.

Annotation: This report reviews health services research findings on community health workers (CHWs) and considers key challenges for CHWs to improve health care delivery, including oral health care delivery. Topics include major roles for CHWs in the health care system, a national profile of CHWs, evidence on the clinical impact of CHWs, the policy impact potential for CHW interventions, opportunities for reimbursement through Medicaid, and state and health care innovation models.

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: Allied health personnel, Barriers, Community health aides, Community role, Culturally competent services, Financing, Health care delivery, Health care reform, Home health aides, Low income groups, Medicaid, Minority groups, Oral health, Patient care teams, Policy development, Preventive health services, Program improvement, Reimbursement, Service delivery systems, Standards, Sustainability, Training, Work force

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

Mass Family Voices. 2015. Family engagement guide: The role of family health partners in quality improvement within a pediatric medical home. Boston, MA: National Institute for Children's Health Quality, 47 pp.

Annotation: This guide provides direction on how to effectively engage family perspectives in a pediatric practice. Topics include examining the role and benefits of family health partners (FHPs); building practice readiness for FHPs as team members; family training and partner orientation; building communication and leadership skills; and evaluating, sustaining, and improving family engagement and the FHP role. Handouts for families and practices are included. The guide is available in English and Spanish.

Contact: National Institute for Children's Health Quality, 30 Winter Street, Sixth Floor, Boston, MA 02108, Telephone: (617) 391-2700 Secondary Telephone: (866) 787-0832 Fax: (617) 391-2701 E-mail: info@nichq.org Web Site: http://www.nichq.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Families, Medical home, Patient care teams, Pediatric care, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Role, Spanish language materials, Training

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

National Center for Medical Home Implementation. 2014. Fostering partnership and teamwork in the pediatric medical home: A "how to" webinar series. Elk Grove Village, IL: National Center for Medical Home Implementation, multiple items.

Annotation: This 3-part webinar series for primary care health professionals and others focuses on partnership and teamwork in pediatric care delivery. Contents include prerequisites of and strategies for implementation and examples of best practice. Topics include implementing team huddles (February 28, 2014), enhancing care partnership support (March 27, 2014), and starting and supporting family advisory groups (April 24, 2014). [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Medical Home Implementation, American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (847) 434-7605 Secondary Telephone: (800) 433-9016, ext. 7605 Web Site: https://medicalhomeinfo.aap.org/Pages/default.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Continuing education, Family centered care, Health care delivery, Medical home, Model programs, Multimedia, Patient care teams, Pediatric care, Primary care, Teamwork

Rodgers P, Williams Bennett P, Frisch DR, Ball WL, Chous P, Gerson J, Primo S, Furnari W, Gillis M, Novak K, Taylor G. 2014. Working together to manage diabetes: A guide for pharmacy, podiatry, optometry, and dentistry. Bethesda, MD: National Institutes of Health; Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 69 pp.

Annotation: This guide shows how pharmacists, podiatrists, optometrists, and dentists can work collaboratively with each other, as well as with other members of the health care team, to prevent or treat diabetes. Contents include an introduction to team care; tips on communicating with clients; sections about the dentistry, pharmacy, optometry, and podiatry professions; and links to related resources.

Contact: National Diabetes Education Program, One Diabetes Way, Bethesda, MD 20841-9692, Telephone: (301) 496-3583 Web Site: http://ndep.nih.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Dentistry, Diabetes, Multidisciplinary teams, Optometry, Patient care teams, Pharmacy, Prevention, Resources for professionals, Teamwork

Witgert KE, Kinsler S, Dolatshahi J, Hess C. 2014. Strategies for supporting expanded roles for non-clinicians on primary care teams. Portland, OR: National Academy for State Health Policy, 30 pp.

Annotation: This paper outlines strategies for and examples of Medicaid financing of non-clinician services in fee-for-service, managed care, medical home or health home, and accountable care organization settings. The paper also describes training curricula and methods to help non-clinicians develop new skills as part of a care team and the accompanying workflow redesign required for teams to function effectively. Topics include training non-clinicians to improve practice efficiency, manage clients' specific health conditions, and work effectively in a client-centered medical home.

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: Financing, Medicaid, Medical home, Multidisciplinary teams, Patient care management, Personnel, State programs, Teamwork, Work force

Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry. 2014. Training health professionals in community settings during a time of transformation: Building and learning in integrated systems of care–Eleventh annual report to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and to Congress. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 31 pp.

Annotation: This report discusses principles of interprofessional education with the building of community-based collaborations and partnerships in primary care practice. Topics include integrating behavioral health care and other services into primary care, collaborative training in community settings, linking oral health care and primary care, and investing in the future of primary care and dentistry.

Contact: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 275-4772 Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Fax: (301) 443-1246 E-mail: ask@hrsa.gov Web Site: http://www.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Community-based services, Dentistry, Interdisciplinary approach, Medicine, Multidisciplinary teams, Oral health, Patient care teams, Primary care, Professional education, Service integration, Training

Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry. 2013. Interprofessional education: Tenth annual report to the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services and to Congress. Rockville, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 27 pp.

Annotation: This report presents background and recommendations for an educational strategy to train health professionals in collaborative, team-based care to enhance client's experience of care (quality, access, and reliability), improve the population's health, and reduce the per capita cost of care. Topics include collaborative interprofessional education and training, assessment and evaluation, institutional leadership for interprofessional education, integration of oral health services and general health services, and policy development.

Contact: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 275-4772 Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Fax: (301) 443-1246 E-mail: ask@hrsa.gov Web Site: http://www.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Dentistry, Federal initiatives, Interdisciplinary approach, Medicine, Multidisciplinary teams, Patient care teams, Professional education, Teamwork, Training

American Association of Public Health Dentistry. 2012. Toward a comprehensive health home: Integrating the mouth to the body. [Springfield, IL]: American Association of Public Health Dentistry, 11 pp.

Annotation: This document provides an overview of patient-centered medical home, health home, and health-care home models and makes recommendations on how to further integrate and coordinate dental homes with such models. Topics include the complexity of and challenges to improving oral health, evaluation, proposed systemic changes, potential barriers, system readiness, and expected impact.

Contact: American Association of Public Health Dentistry, P.O. Box 7317, Springfield, IL 62791-7317, Telephone: (217) 529-6941 Fax: (217) 529-9120 E-mail: info@aaphd.org Web Site: http://www.aaphd.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Collaboration, Health care systems, Health services, Oral health, Patient care teams, Service delivery systems, Service integration

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. 2010. Supporting the perinatal experience with a doula. Little Rock, AR: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences,

Annotation: These presentation slides outline the roles doulas can play in understanding the need for better birth outcomes, the doula/client relationship and its impact on birth, the doula's role within a hospital's healthcare team, and financial considerations and funding opportunities.

Keywords: Childbirth, Labor, Maternal health, Patient care teams, Pregnancy, Social support

Bruns EJ, Walker JS, Adams J, Miles P, Osher T, Rast J, VanDenBerg J, and the National Wraparound Initiative Advisory Group. 2004. Ten principles of the wraparound process. Portland, OR: National Wraparound Initiative, 11 pp.

Annotation: This document describes a value-based program for working in collaboration and partnership with families at team, organization, and system levels in providing services to families. Ten principles of the wraparound process are outlined: (1) family voice and choice, (2) team based, (3) natural supports, (4) collaboration, (5) community based, (6) culturally competent, (7) individualized, (8) strengths based, (9) persistence, and (10) outcome based.

Contact: National Wraparound Initiative, Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental Health, Portland State University, P.O. Box 751, Portland, OR 97207-0751, Telephone: (503) 725-8236 Fax: (503) 725-4180 E-mail: janetw@pdx.edu Web Site: http://www.nwi.pdx.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Cultural competence, Family centered services, Health services delivery, Models, Patient care teams, Program descriptions, Service integration

U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2002. 20 tips to help prevent medical errors in children. Rockville, MD: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 4 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet for parents is a guide to avoiding medical errors by becoming active members of their child's health care team. It explains what medical errors are, where they can occur, and what they can involve. Topics include medicines, hospital stays, surgery, and tips on researching medical conditions and advocacy.

Contact: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 427-1104 Secondary Telephone: (301) 427-1364 Web Site: http://www.ahrq.gov Available at no charge; also available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Medical errors, Parent participation, Parent professional relations, Patient advocacy, Patient care teams

Acs G, Ng MW, Flaitz CM, Jandinski JJ, Podhurst LS, Gross E, Bonwit A, D'Orlando D, Keels MA, McKinney R, Zabos GP. 2002. Principles of oral health management for the pediatric HIV/AIDS patient: A course of training for the oral health professional. [Centerport, NY]: Dental Alliance for AIDS/HIV Care, 4 modules.

Annotation: This course for primary care and oral health professionals provides information about managing oral health care for children with HIV/AIDS. The course comprises four modules. Topics include the rationale for early recognition and prevention of dental caries risk in young children by the primary care team, considerations in the dental management of children with HIV infection, oral manifestation of pediatric HIV infection, and models of interdisciplinary care for integrating oral health care into the management of children with HIV infection.

Contact: AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resource Center, Rutgers School of Nursing, Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center, 65 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07107, Telephone: (973) 972-5141 Fax: (973) 972-0397 E-mail: info@aidsetc.org Web Site: https://aidsetc.org Available from the website.

Keywords: AIDS, Children, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Dental care, Dental caries, HIV, Health education, Infectious diseases, Interdisciplinary approach, Models, Multidisciplinary teams, Oral health, Patient care management, Pediatric care, Primary care, Risk assessment, Service integration, Spanish language materials, Special health care services, Training, Young children

Ray K., Farley MS, Gray WT, Johnson G, Ray RD. 1997. Comprehensive services for HIV-infected pregnant women and their newborns: Seven case studies. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care, 151 pp.

Annotation: This document identifies and discusses successful HIV program grantees that provide services to HIV-infected pregnant women and their newborns. Researchers have used a case study method to focus on programs that have in common coordinated, comprehensive, and quality patient care. These case studies identify models of effective care delivery and program components that could be replicated or adapted to other locations. References and the case study protocol are included at the end of the report.

Contact: HathiTrust Digital Library, University of Michigan, Telephone: (734) 764-8016 E-mail: hathitrust-info@umich.edu Web Site: https://www.hathitrust.org/digital_library Available from Hathitrust via participating libraries. Document Number: 99-0056-P.

Keywords: Barriers, Case management, Case studies, Community based services, Comprehensive care, Data collection, Early intervention, Evaluation, Family centered care, HIV infected patients, Health services delivery, High risk infants, High risk pregnancy, Interviews, Model programs, Multidisciplinary teams, Newborns

Tennessee State University, Department of Home Economics and U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Maternal and Child Health Service. 1970. Proceedings of the first national conference—Home economists in maternal and child health programs. Nashville, TN: Tennessee State University, Department of Home Economics; Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Maternal and Child Health Service, 165 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings of the first National Conference for Home Economists in Maternal and Child Health, held at Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee, on November 16-19, 1970, include a conference program, greetings, and transcripts from conference presentations. The purpose of the conference was to provide an opportunity for home economists working in the Maternal and Infant Care Projects or Children and Youth Projects to come together with a focus on their roles as members of health teams serving mothers and children. The proceedings include two appendices: (1) reference list of speakers and planning committee and (2) list of conference participants.

Keywords: Child health, Conference proceedings, Family economics, Maternal health, Patient care teams, State MCH programs, Teamwork

   

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.