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ESM 1.1 Number of community group and activities program attends and partners with (Mississippi)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: There is limited research on this strategy related to this NPM. However, there is a growing body of evidence supporting this strategy related to other NPMs. In adapting this strategy, you may want to start with a pilot group, collect data, and evaluate to ensure impact with this topic area and your population group(s).

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 4. Support and mobilize partners

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: Increase the total number of community group and activities program attends and partners with by 10% in the next year.

Numerator: Number of community group and activities program attends and partners with

Denominator: Count

Significance:

Data Sources and Data Issues: Program staff develop and sustain partnerships with community organizations and groups, in order to provide education about MSDH services and improve the health of women. With the Fatherhood Coordinator participating on various organizational advisory boards, there is the potential of broaden the community’s knowledge about the population served in the PHRM/ISS, BCCP and other health department programs. The PHRM/ISS program hired a promoter for the PHRM/ISS Telehealth project in the Hinds, Madison, Rankin and Yazoo counties. Her goal was to focus on the medical community and professional organization educating them about the benefits of the PHRM/ISS program and the use of telehealth within PHRM/ISS.

Year: 2021

Unit Type: 100, Unit Number: Program accountability and report the number community groups and activities including Minutes, sign in sheets, and/or activity logs.

ESM 1.2 Percent of family planning encounters that occur via telehealth (Tennessee)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 4: Measuring quality of effect (% of "is anyone better off")

Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 7. Assure effective and equitable health systems

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: To increase the percentage of family planning encounters that occur via telehealth.

Numerator: Number of family planning encounters occurring via telehealth

Denominator: Total number of family planning encounters

Significance: There are many barriers to accessing health care services, especially among poor and rural populations. These include lack of transportation, long travel distances, lack of childcare, and lack of sick leave. Providing family planning services via telehealth is one way to address these barriers and help clients access needed services.

Data Sources and Data Issues: Tennessee Department of Health’s Patient Tracking Billing Management Information System (PTBMIS).

Year: 2021

Unit Type: Percentage, Unit Number: 100

ESM 10.1 Number of telehealth providers that adopt a standard of care for adolescents (South Carolina)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: There is limited research in the evidence base for this NPM to support this strategy.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 5. Create/champion/implement policy

Service Recipient: Activities related to systems-building

Goal: Strengthen availability and access to telehealth services for adolescents, including those with special health care needs

Numerator: Number of adolescent telehealth providers who adopt a standard of care

Denominator: Number of adolescent telehealth providers who adopt a standard of care

Significance: Standards of care are well-established for infants, children and adults; however, the care adolescents receive should include certain provisions specific to their needs (i.e., STD/HPV, vaccinations, substance use prevention) across all SC counties.

Data Sources and Data Issues: MCH Program in collaboration with multi-sector partners

Year: 2021

Unit Type: Count, Unit Number: 123456

ESM 10.2 Percent of school districts that offer telehealth services and access to students (South Carolina)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Emerging. Aligns with School-Based Health Centers. Find other NPM 10 systems-level strategies in MCHbest.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 2: Measuring quality of effort (% of reach; satisfaction)

Service Type: Direct services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 7. Assure effective and equitable health systems

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: To increase utilization of telehealth services for children and adolescents within the school system

Numerator: Number of SC school districts that offer access to telehealth services for students

Denominator: Total number of SC school districts

Significance: Increasing access to telehealth services within the school setting is one strategy to increase utilization of care among children and adolescents, especially for mental and behavioral health services.

Data Sources and Data Issues: SC School Districts (Department of Education)

Year: 2021

Unit Type: Percentage, Unit Number: 100

ESM 11.1 Number of telehealth/telemedicine patient encounters (Georgia)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Direct services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 7. Assure effective and equitable health systems

Service Recipient: Activities related to systems-building

Goal: Increase the number of telehealth/telemedine patient encounters

Numerator: Number of telehealth/telemedicine patient encounters

Denominator: Count

Significance:

Data Sources and Data Issues: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) specifies seven qualities essential to medical home care, which include accessible, family-centered, continuous, comprehensive coordinated, compassionate and culturally effective. Providing comprehensive and coordinated care to children in a medical home is the standard of pediatric practice. Research indicates that children with a stable and continuous source of health care are more likely to receive appropriate preventive care, are less likely to be hospitalized for preventable conditions, and are more likely to be diagnosed early for chronic or disabling conditions. The Maternal and Child Health Bureau uses the AAP definition of medical home. www.medicalhomeinfo.aap.org

Year: 2021

Unit Type: 2000, Unit Number: Data Source: CYSHCN program/ DPH Office of Telehealth and Telemedicine/ BCW, EHDI and Screening Programs

ESM 11.1 Number of telehealth visits through Child Health Specialty Clinics (Iowa)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 3: Measuring quantity of effect (# of "is anyone better off")

Service Type: Direct services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 7. Assure effective and equitable health systems

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: Increase the number of telehealth visits conducted for CYSCHN in the state

Numerator: Number of telehealth visits conducted

Denominator: Count

Significance:

Data Sources and Data Issues: Telehealth visits are an important component of access to pediatric specialty care in rural areas where there are few providers.

Year: 2021

Unit Type: 10000, Unit Number: University of Iowa Health Care Electronic Medical Record

ESM 11.2 Number of telehealth/telemedicine providers in the network (Georgia)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 8. Build and support a workforce

Service Recipient: Activities directed to professionals

Goal: Increase the number of telehealth/telemedicine providers in the network

Numerator: Number of telehealth/telemedicine providers in network

Denominator: Count

Significance:

Data Sources and Data Issues: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) specifies seven qualities essential to medical home care, which include accessible, family-centered, continuous, comprehensive coordinated, compassionate and culturally effective. Providing comprehensive and coordinated care to children in a medical home is the standard of pediatric practice. Research indicates that children with a stable and continuous source of health care are more likely to receive appropriate preventive care, are less likely to be hospitalized for preventable conditions, and are more likely to be diagnosed early for chronic or disabling conditions. The Maternal and Child Health Bureau uses the AAP definition of medical home. www.medicalhomeinfo.aap.org

Year: 2021

Unit Type: 100, Unit Number: Data Source: CYSHCN program/ DPH Office of Telehealth and Telemedicine

ESM 12.1 Percent of pediatric providers that use telehealth to assist CYSHCN transition to adult care (South Carolina)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: There is limited research in the evidence base for this NPM to support this strategy.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 4: Measuring quality of effect (% of "is anyone better off")

Service Type: Direct services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 7. Assure effective and equitable health systems

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: To enhance and expand transition in care/services for CYSHCN from pediatric/adolescent to adulthool.

Numerator: Number of pediatric providers that use telehealth to assist CYSHCN transition to adult care

Denominator: Total number of pediatric care providers in SC

Significance: Needs assessment results show a gap in transition care for CYSHCN; one strategy for increased transition care services is to promote and support telehealth efforts among pediatric providers.

Data Sources and Data Issues: MCH Program in collaboration with multi-sector partners

Year: 2021

Unit Type: Percentage, Unit Number: 100

ESM 4.1 The number of women receiving in-person, telehealth, or telephonic breastfeeding support Title V-funded services by IBCLCs. (Oklahoma)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Moderate. Aligns with MCHbest strategy "Lactation Consultants". Find other NPM 4 mothers/family-level strategies in MCHbest.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 3: Measuring quantity of effect (# of "is anyone better off")

Service Type: Direct services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 7. Assure effective and equitable health systems

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: Increase the number of women served by Title V-funded breastfeeding support services

Numerator: Number of women receiving in-person, telehealth, or telephonic breastfeeding support

Denominator: Count

Significance:

Data Sources and Data Issues: Breastfeeding, specifically exclusive breastfeeding, is known to provide immediate benefits to infants and mothers and long-term protection from chronic health problems that lead to morbidity and mortality. Achieving the Baby-Friendly designation is an evidence based practice that has been shown to increase breastfeeding initiation and duration. Guidelines and Evaluation Criteria for Facilities Seeking Baby-Friendly Designation. 2016 revision. Baby-Friendly USA, Inc.

Year: 2021

Unit Type: 10000, Unit Number: Contractor reports

   

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.