Case Management and Home Assessments Reduce Asthma-Related Admissions, Emergency Visits, and Missed School Days in Diverse Urban Children
Case management combined with in-home environmental assessment and remediation of environmental triggers reduce asthma-related hospitalizations, emergency department visits, missed school days, and missed parent work days in diverse, low-income urban children with asthma.
Periodic Home Visits, Specialist Visits, and Followup Enhances Access and Improves Outcomes for Low-Income Children With Asthma
A pediatric asthma management program led to a significant decline in the percentage of patients with moderate to severe asthma, improved quality of life, and sizable decreases in hospitalizations and costs.
Public Health-Led Disease Management Programs Improve Outcomes for Individuals With Diabetes and Children With Asthma
A county health department implemented disease management programs for uninsured and underinsured, low-income diabetes, asthma, and heart failure patients, leading to improved outcomes.
Real-Time, Color-Coded Alerts Improve Adherence to Pediatric Asthma Guidelines in Primary Care Practices
Popup, color-coded alerts within an electronic health record moderately improve adherence to established guidelines in primary care practices serving pediatric patients with asthma.
Standardized Processes and Tools Significantly Enhance Provision of Recommended Care to Teens With Asthma
Teen Health Center providers use standardized processes and tools to enhance the provision of recommended care to teens with asthma.
Parents Helping Parents Fight Asthma
This training guide helps experienced parents teach other parents of asthmatic children what they know about the disease and how to manage it.
Improving Asthma Care for Children Toolkit: Best Practices in Medicaid Managed Care
This toolkit provides strategies to improve asthma care tested by a diverse group of health plans serving Medicaid consumers.
Child Asthma Risk Assessment Tool© (CARAT)
This risk assessment tool rapidly provides a personal risk profile for a child with asthma.
Inner-City Asthma Study Questionnaires
These questionnaires were used in the Inner City Asthma Study to evaluate the effectiveness of two types of interventions to reduce asthma morbidity and severity among inner-city children, ages 5-11, with moderate to severe asthma.