A growing network of leaders is pioneering how we diminish the impact of adverse childhood experiences. Learn about what ACEs are, their prevalence and their impact.
March 6, 2013 | Story
A grantee team focuses on how to do a better job of caring for children
January 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Approximately 3 million children in the United States are hospitalized every year. This study examines children and adolescents' views of the quality of their nursing care while hospitalized and their physical and emotional states.
September 29, 2011 | Story
INQRI-funded study takes first-ever systematic look at hospitalized children's perceptions of the quality of their care.
February 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This study used an existing survey to assess whether pediatricians were using BMI percentiles to manage (i.e., to screen for and treat) obesity. The study revealed underlying beliefs that pediatricians hold about their own capabilities for addressing childhood obesity.
February 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article examined the relationship between socioeconomic status and rates of chronic infection in children. Infection or inflammation in children may predispose them to chronic disease and play a role in later-life health disparities.
November 1, 2008 | Journal Article
This article examines the reasoning behind frequent nonurgent pediatric visits to emergency rooms. Reducing the number of nonurgent pediatric emergency department visits may require substantial improvements in families' experiences with their primary care providers.
July 1, 2004 | Journal Article
Pediatricians recognize that social and nonmedical factors influence child health and that there are many government programs and laws designed to provide for children's basic needs. However, gaps in implementation result in denials of services, lea ...
March 1, 2008 | Journal Article
Health disparities are rooted in social factors, such as residential segregation and unequal geography of opportunity.
January 1, 2007 | Journal Article
Four mutually exclusive racial and ethnic categories are used to measure disparities in care.
December 1, 2007 | Journal Article
This study examines the degree to which parents serve as information intermediaries in children referred from community practice to an academic referral center, as well as both parent and physician attitudes to their performing this role.