Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Innovations

Statewide Measurement and Reporting System Stimulates Quality Improvement in Targeted Clinical Areas, Becomes Standard for Local and National Pay-for-Performance Programs 04/23/13

A multistakeholder, independent, nonprofit collaborative organization known as Minnesota Community Measurement collects, analyzes, and publicly reports standardized data on the performance of...

Interactive Videoconferences Increase Primary Care Provider Knowledge and Confidence, Leading to Enhanced Access to Specialty Care for Low-Income Urban Patients 12/09/11

Through an adaptation of Project ECHO (Project Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes, which originated at the University of New Mexico), the University of Chicago Medical Center offers a...

Community Pediatricians Use Software to Diagnose and Manage Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Leading to Improvements in Symptoms 11/26/11

Pediatricians in community practice use computer software and an accompanying manual to diagnose and manage attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. These resources help pediatricians to evaluate...

Implementation of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Guidelines With Community-Based Physicians Results in Fewer Hospital Referrals and Improved Outcomes 10/24/08

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center created an initiative called the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Collaborative to work with local primary care physicians to standardize...

QualityTools

Focus on ADHD Software 05/09/12

This software program assists physicians in identifying the optimal medication dosage for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Used in conjunction with a clinical plan, physicians can modify medications to suit the child...

Effective Health Care Program: Research Summaries for Consumers, Clinicians, and Policymakers 01/13/12

These research summaries, for consumers, clinicians, and policymakers, provide information about the benefits and risks of different treatments for different health conditions. The summaries are based on comparative effectiveness reviews that...

Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project: Screening Tools 05/04/11

The Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project (MCPAP) is a system of regional children's mental health consultation teams designed to help primary care providers (PCPs) meet the needs of children with psychiatric problems.

Some of...

Pediatric Documentation Templates 04/28/10

These templates for acute and chronic conditions can assist providers when documenting a visit in an electronic health record by increasing the efficiency with which a visit is documented and enhancing adherence to clinical guidelines for those...

Learn the Signs. Act Early. 02/10/09

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early” campaign provides a variety of tools and materials to help parents recognize the signs of developmental disabilities such as autism. The campaign helps parents measure...

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