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National Center for Medical Home Implementation. 2015. Building your medical home: An introduction to pediatric primary care transformation. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, Division of Children with Special Needs, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource provides direction, resources, and tools to pediatric medical home clinicians and practices seeking to advance their knowledge and understanding of the medical home concept as it relates to practice transformation. Contents include resources and strategies for starting medical home transformation, integrating key functions of a medical home into practice, and sustaining changes. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Resource Center for Patient/Family-Centered Medical Home, 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: Children with special health care needs, Health care reform, Medical home, Model programs, Resources for professionals, Service integration, Sustainability

Children's Partnership and the Pacific Center for Special Care. 2015. The virtual dental home. Santa Monico, CA: Children's Partnership, 2 pp.

Annotation: This document describes the Virtual Dental Home, a system that combines technological advances with work force innovations to bring oral health care to children where they already spend time, such as at schools and Head Start sites. Topics include barriers to accessing oral health care among children in California, how the system works, client satisfaction and quality of care, and economic benefits. The document also provides information about efforts to advance state policy changes and educate stakeholders about how they can implement the Virtual Dental Home in their communities.

Contact: Children's Partnership, 1351 Third Street Promenade, Suite 206, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1321, Telephone: (310) 260-1220 Fax: (310) 260-1921 E-mail: frontdoor@childrenspartnership.org Web Site: http://www.childrenspartnership.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, California, Children, Dental care, Medical home, Model programs, Oral health, Policy development, Statewide planning, Sustainability, Systems development, Technology, Work force

Moses K, Klebonis J. 2015. Designing Medicaid health homes for individuals with opioid dependency: Considerations for states. Baltimore, MD: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 7 pp.

Annotation: This brief highlights key features of approved health home models in Maryland, Rhode Island, and Vermont that are tailored to individuals with opioid dependency. It identifies important considerations in developing opioid dependence-focused health homes, including: (1) leveraging opioid treatment program requirements; (2) promoting collaboration across multiple state agencies; (3) supporting providers in transforming into health homes; and (4) ecnouraging information sharing.

Contact: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244, Telephone: (877) 267-2323 Secondary Telephone: (410) 786-3000 Fax: Web Site: https://www.cms.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Maryland, Medical homes, Rhode Island, State initiatives, Substance abuse treatment services, Vermont

Vigil J, Kattlove J, Litman R, Marcin J, Calouro C, Kwong MW. 2015. Realizing the promise of telehealth for children with special health care needs. Palo Alto, CA: Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, 31 pp., fact sheet (1 p.)

Annotation: This report outlines how telehealth is used to meet the needs of children with special health care needs, barriers to wider adoption of telehealth, and recommendations for wider inclusion of telehealth as a care delivery option.

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: Barriers, Children with special health care needs, Health care delivery, Medical home, Telemedicine

Holtby S, Zahnd E, Grant D. 2015. Ten-year trends in the health of young children in California: 2003 to 2011–2012. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, 9 pp.

Annotation: This brief presents 10-year trends in several key health and wellness indicators for infants and children from birth to age 5 in California. The indicators are health insurance coverage, source of medical care, dental visits, overweight-for-age, parents singing and reading to their child and going out with their child, and preschool attendance.

Contact: UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, 10960 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1550, Los Angeles, CA 90024, Telephone: (310) 794-0909 Fax: (310) 794-2686 E-mail: chpr@ucla.edu Web Site: http://www.healthpolicy.ucla.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: California, Children, Dental care, Health insurance, Infants, Medical home, Oral health, Preventive health services, Reading, School attendance, School readiness, Trends

Damiano PC, Reynolds JC, McKernan SC, Mani S, Kuthy RA. 2015. The need for defining a patient-centered dental home model in the era of the Affordable Care Act. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa, Public Policy Center, 32 pp.

Annotation: This report describes medical home and dental home models of care, Affordable Care Act– related health care system changes, and options for integrating oral health care and other health care. Topics include medical-dental integration approaches, features of highly integrated systems, integrating oral health into medical and health home models, integrating oral health into training programs, advantages and barriers to integration, and future directions for the patient-centered dental home.

Contact: University of Iowa, Public Policy Center, 310 South Grand Avenue, 209 South Quadrangle, Iowa City, IA 52242, Telephone: (319) 335-6800 Fax: (319) 335-6801 Web Site: http://ppc.uiowa.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental care, Family centered services, Health care delivery, Health care reform, Health insurance, Medical home, Model programs, Oral health, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Patient care, Service coordination, Service delivery systems, Service integration

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, Children's Oral Health Initiative. 2015. Brush, Book, Bed: A program of the American Academy of Pediatrics—Implementation guide. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 23 pp.

Annotation: This guide is designed to help pediatricians and other health professionals improve the implementation of oral health services in the medical home through the Brush, Book, Bed program by linking oral health information to messages about reading to children and setting a regular bedtime. The program is aimed at parents of infants and children ages 6 months to 6 years. Topics include workflow, training and resources, talking points, supplies and tips, dental referral, and coding for oral health services.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, Children's Oral Health Initiative, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (866) 843-2271 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4779 E-mail: oralhealth@aap.org Web Site: https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/Oral-Health/Pages/Oral-Health.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Clinical coding, Infants, Literacy, Oral health, Oral hygiene, Parenting, Pediatric care, Reading, Safety, School age children, Service integration, Sleep, Young children

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

Wisconsin Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Medical Home Systems Integration Project. 2015. Wisconsin state plan to serve more children and youth within medical homes, including those with special health care needs. Madison, WY: Wisconsin Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program, 61 pp.

Annotation: This document outlines a Wisconsin state plan developed to increase the number of children served within a medical home. It identifies strategies and actions steps for families, clinicians, and systems of care, with objectives, timelines, and measures. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Wisconsin Department of Health Services, One West Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703, Telephone: (608) 266-1865 Secondary Telephone: (888) 701-1251 Web Site: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov

Keywords: Adolescents with special health care needs, Children with special health care needs, Medical home, Statewide planning, Wisconsin

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health. 2014–. Evidence briefs. Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, multiple items.

Annotation: These briefs describe 15 national performance measures (NPMs) and related resources to assist state Title V programs in choosing NPMs for the 2015–2017 Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant to States Program. The briefs are organized by the following domains: women's maternal health, perinatal/infant health, child health, adolescent health, children and youth with special health care needs, and cross-cutting/life course. Topics include well-woman visit, low-risk cesarean deliveries, perinatal regionalization, breastfeeding, safe sleep, developmental screening, child safety/injury, physical activity, bullying, adolescent well-being, medical home, transition, oral health, smoking, and adequate insurance coverage. Contents include data and statistics, key websites, policy recommendations, interventions, peer-reviewed literature, and related resources. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Block grants, Measures, Model programs, Policy development, Program planning, Resources for professionals, Title V programs

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 2014. The Healthy Babies Initiative resources and case studies. Arlington, VA: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, multiple items.

Annotation: These resources describe state initiatives focused on improving birth outcomes. Contents include fact sheets, issue briefs, and case studies of prevention initiatives and programs that have had a positive economic impact. Topics include smoking cessation for women, maternal and infant disparities, infant mortality, prematurity and low birth weight, early elective deliveries, preconception and interconception care, nutrition and gestational diabetes, training, home visiting, newborn screening, medical home, family planning, breastfeeding, safe sleep, and life course.

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: Case studies, Economic factors, Infants, MCH programs, Pregnancy outcome, Pregnant women, Prevention programs, Program improvement, Resources for professionals, State initiatives

Damiano PC, Park KH, Robinson EL. 2014. Health disparities among children in Iowa: Results from the 2010 Iowa Child and Family Household Health Survey. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Public Policy Center, 30 pp., plus tables

Annotation: This report presents findings from the 2010 Iowa Child and Family Household Health survey completed by parents of infants, children, and adolescents from birth through age 17. The report analyzes racial and ethnic health disparities and reports significant differences in the health status of Iowa's parents and children based on race and ethnicity. The report examines overall health status, oral health, and children with special health care needs (CSHCN). It also compares health insurance coverage; participation in a medical home; parental health and neighborhood characteristics; lifestyle and behavior (including screen time, nutrition, and physical activity); and issues such as access to care, preventive care, and behavioral and emotional health. Graphs provided throughout the report reflect disparities between Hispanic, White, African-American, and Asian and Pacific Island populations.

Contact: University of Iowa, Public Policy Center, 310 South Grand Avenue, 209 South Quadrangle, Iowa City, IA 52242, Telephone: (319) 335-6800 Fax: (319) 335-6801 Web Site: http://ppc.uiowa.edu Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Data, Ethnic factors, Families, Health status disparities, Iowa, Racial factors, Reports, State initiatives, State surveys

VanLandeghem K, Sloyer P, Gabor V, Helms V. 2014. National standards for systems of care for children and youth with special health care needs. [Washington, DC]: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs; [Palo Alto, CA]: Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, 37 pp.

Annotation: This resource provides a set of standards of care for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) that can be used or adapted by systems and organizations that serve CYSHCN, including state Title V programs, state Medicaid programs, health plans, health professionals, and family/consumer groups to improve quality of care and outcomes for CYSHCN. The standards are divided into eight domains: (1) identification, screening, assessment, and referral; (2) eligibility and enrollment in health coverage; (3) access to care; (4) medical home; (5) community-based services and supports; (6) transition to adulthood; (7) health information technology; and (8) quality assurance and improvement.

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, EPSDT, Health care systems, Measures, National initiatives, Quality assurance, Special health care needs, Standards: Children, Young adults

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 Resource Center for Patient/Family-Centered Medical Home, 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

Moses K, Ensslin B. 2014. Seizing the opportunity: Early Medicaid health home lessons. Hamilton, NJ: Center for Health Care Strategies, 10 pp.

Reach Out and Read National Center. 2014. Improving school readiness in Washington state through Reach Out and Read . Boston, MA: Reach Out and Read National Center, 31 pp.

Annotation: This final report describes the school readiness project that took place between March 2009 and February 2014 to integrate the Reach Out and Read program into Washington's state and local school readiness efforts so that vulnerable children are better prepared to learn when they enter kindergarten. The report describes the need for the program, the goals and objectives, methodology, evaluation, results, outcomes, future plans, and sustainability of the project. It also discusses the collaboration that took place and the partnerships formed. [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: Early childhood development, Medical home, Reading, School readiness, State programs, Washington

Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Mercy Children's Hospital. 2014. Hospital to medical home: Final report . Toledo, OH: Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, 22 pp.

Annotation: This final report describes the Hospital to Medical Home project, designed to to maximize the health status and quality of life of children with life limiting and/or life threatening special health care needs by implementing a model for their safe transition from the acute care hospital setting to a qualified medical home. The report describes the purpose of the project and its relationship to Title V maternal and child health programs, the program's goals and objectives, methodology, evaluation, and outcomes. It also describes the products and publications produced during the project, the dissemination of the project results, and future plans for sustainability. [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 Contact E-mail: pamela_oatis@mhsnr.org Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Critical care, Final reports, Hospitals, Medical home, Models, Transition planning

Hossain M, Coughlin R, Zickafoose J. 2014. CHIPRA quality demonstration states help school-based health centers strengthen their medical home features. Rockville, MD: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 6 pp. (National evaluation of the CHIPRA Quality Demonstration Grant Program: Evaluation highlight no. 8)

Annotation: This document is the eighth in a series that presents descriptive and analytic findings from the national evaluation of the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) Quality Demonstration Grant Program. The document focuses on a joint CHIPRA quality demonstration project in Colorado and New Mexico in which the quality improvement goals include integrating the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) approach into school-based health centers (SBHCs). The document describes what motivated the states and SBHCs to adopt the PCMH approach, actions they are taking to strengthen SBHCs' medical home features, changes in the states' health care policies that are relevant to SBHCs being recognized as PCMHs, and what other states can do if they are interested in supporting SBHCs in their efforts to become medical homes.

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 from the website.

Keywords: Children's Health Insurance Program, Colorado, Demonstration programs, Medical home, New Mexico, Policy development, Program evaluation, Program improvement, Quality assurance, School based clinics, State programs

Albritton E, Petersen D, Edmunds M. 2014. How are CHIPRA quality demonstration states supporting use of care coordinators?. Rockville, MD: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 8 pp. (National evaluation of the CHIPRA Quality Demonstration Grant Program: Evaluation highlight no. 9)

Annotation: This document focuses on how six states (Alaska, Idaho, Massachusetts, Oregon, Utah, and West Virginia) are using grant funds to support practices' use of care coordinators by providing training, technical assistance, and/or funding as practices implement client-centered medical home models. Topics include state-level requirement, care coordinator approach, funding source, hiring responsibility, employer, and hours worked.

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 from the website.

Keywords: Children's Health Insurance Program, Demonstration programs, Program coordination, Program evaluation, Quality assurance, State programs

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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.