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.
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.
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).
December 1, 2005 | Journal Article
March 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Communication with family members about prognosis and goals of care often occur close to death for patients in the pediatric intensive care unit.
March 24, 2010 | Program Results Report
The Developing Families Center in Washington, D.C., provides health and social support services to young women and their families in the city's low-income, Black neighborhoods.
June 5, 2007 | Program Results Report
George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services analyzed whether health insurance-especially Medicaid-could cover preventive health services for children at risk for obesity.
June 4, 2008 | Story
This provides parents and their children with uninterrupted time to sleep or spend quiet time together.
January 1, 2009 | Book
In this chapter of the Anthology, Alexis Levy, a communications associate at the Foundation, reports on the development and execution of the Foundation's efforts to reduce childhood asthma.
February 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Adding home health visits by community health workers for families already receiving in-clinic support from asthma nurses, gives their asthmatic children 24 more symptom-free days per year on average and also modestly improves quality of life for caregivers.
February 26, 2007 | Program Results Report
Making the Grade was a national program that supported state-local collaborations designed to expand comprehensive school-based health services for children and adolescents.