Evidence-based Pediatric Care Models that Produce Results

6 EVIDENCE-BASED PEDIATRIC PRIMARY CARE MODELS THAT ENHANCE CARE QUALITY AND REDUCE COST:

  1. LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY FAMILIES

    Provide patients access to translators or clinicians and nurses fluent in their native language

  2. PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY

    Facilitate office based self-assessment to identify types of pediatric ER patients that are frequently seen. Ensure appropriate equipment is and staff

  3. TEENAGE MOTHERS AND BABIES

    Build collaboration between clinicians and social workers to retain families and promote positive behavioral changes in teenage mothers and families

  4. MENTAL HEALTH

    Create multidisciplinary teams of nurses and behavioral health specialists that conduct routine mental screenings and assessments of pediatric patients

  5. MANAGEMENT OF OVERWEIGHT CHILDREN

    Create multidisciplinary teams of clinicians and dieticians/nutritionists that engage in conducting early screening, counseling and creating

  6. DEVELOPMENTAL GENETIC CONDITIONS

    Screen for developmental differences early in child’s life, intervene early for children with established conditions, support families of disabled children

Kash, B., Tan, D., Tittle, K., & Tomaszewski, L. (2016). The Pediatric Medical Home: What Do Evidence-Based Models Look Like? The American Journal of Accountable Care, 6(16), 34-40.