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.
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 ...
December 1, 2003 | Journal Article
A Regional Physician Survey.
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.
June 1, 2003 | Program Result Report
Boston University Medical Center expanded the Reach Out and Read program, which trains pediatric providers in counseling parents about reading to their children and provides practitioners with books to give them at well-child visits.
October 1, 2006 | Journal Article
When primary care physicians refer children to specialty physicians, it is important that the physicians communicate effectively with each other in order to provide patients with optimal care. Though pediatricians have identified lack of communicati ...
July 23, 2009 | Story
Ralph W. Hingson's work contributed to legislation making it illegal for people under age 21 to drive after drinking and lowering the allowable blood alcohol limit for adult drivers to .08 percent.
August 1, 2003 | Program Result Report
Children's Hospital in Boston planned and implemented the Pediatric Alliance for Coordinated Care, a clinical service delivery model that facilitates coordinated, community-based, family-centered care for children.
December 1, 2003 | Program Result Report
Georgetown University studied the extent to which care provided to children with asthma in different Medicaid settings follows national guidelines for appropriate asthma care.