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 ...
September 1, 2006 | Program Result
From 1997 to 2001, staff from the Emergency Medical Services for Children National Resource Center, which is housed in Children's National Medical Center, developed a series of white papers on critical issues regarding emergency medical services for children that have surfaced under managed care.
September 1, 2002 | Program Result
The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Coalition of Community Foundations for Youth co-sponsored a conference to promote collaboration between frontline pediatricians and community foundations in generating community-based child health initiatives.
September 1, 2006 | Toolkit
The purpose of the pediatric emergency preparedness toolkit is to ensure that hospitals across the country are 100 percent compliant with national guidelines created to improve the quality of care children receive in Emergency Departments (EDs).
November 5, 2006 | Story
"The Clinical Scholars Program provided me with a rigorous background in research methodology that was crucial," says Flores.
Initiative to reduce emergency department visits, increase reliance on primary care providers, improve adherence to clinical protocols, and improve patient knowledge of and compliance with therapeutic regimens.
Program to improve the management of asthma for children covered by Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
To support community-based coalitions aimed at improving efforts to control pediatric asthma.
April 1, 2004 | Journal Article
Parents of children with asthma need to learn a great deal about the disorder in order to manage it successfully. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has recommended that all members of a pediatric health care team become involved in the e ...
December 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Treating chronic disease among children requires advanced tools to manage information and support decision-making. This article reports on a federally-funded study that assessed the prevalence of electronic health records in children's hospitals.