Reports from the States

This page includes reports and other resources produced by the CHIPRA quality demonstration States.

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Note: The following information has been submitted by the CHIPRA Quality Demonstration States and is made available on this Web site as a courtesy. The description of any product, policy, program, or other resource on this Web site does not imply an endorsement by AHRQ, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), or any other Government agency.

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Using the Core Set of Quality Measures

Illinois 2012 CHIPRA Data Book

The 2012 CHIPRA Data Book reports on the core measure set of children’s quality measures for the years 2009-2011.

Maine Improving Health Outcomes for Children Bright Futures As-Is Assessment

This report summarizes the findings of a study of how Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) and other clinical data are currently entered, used, and exchanged electronically through information systems at selected pediatric practices and health systems, the State of Maine, and the State’s health information exchange.

Maine Improving Health Outcomes for Children (IHOC) Summary of Pediatric Quality Measures for Children Enrolled in MaineCare

This report presents the results of 17 of the CHIPRA Core Measures collected using MaineCare claims or Vital Statistics data and results from the additional child health measures from the IHOC Master List of Pediatric Measures that are not CHIPRA measures for 2009-2012.

Improving Health Outcomes for Children (IHOC) First STEPS Initiative Final Evaluation Reports

Phase I: Improving Immunizations for Children and Adolescents

Phase II: Improving Developmental, Autism, and Lead Screening for Children

These reports evaluate First STEPS (Strengthening Together Early Preventive Services), an initiative to support measure-driven practice improvement in pediatric and family practices across the State.

Maine Pediatric and Family Practice Survey Chartbook

This report summarizes baseline survey results for more than one-quarter of family practices and nearly two-thirds of all pediatric practices in Maine about how they use data, clinical guidelines, and office systems to monitor and improve children’s health care quality.

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 Promoting Health IT Infrastructures

Maine Improving Health Outcomes for Children Bright Futures As-Is Assessment

This report summarizes the findings of a study of how Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) and other clinical data are currently entered, used, and exchanged electronically through information systems at selected pediatric practices and health systems, the State of Maine, and the State’s health information exchange.

Improving Health Outcomes for Children (IHOC) First STEPS Initiative Final Evaluation Reports

Phase II: Improving Developmental, Autism, and Lead Screening for Children

This report evaluates the second phase of First STEPS (Strengthening Together Early Preventive Services), an initiative to support measure-driven practice improvement in pediatric and family practices across the State.

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 Evaluating Provider-Based Models

Spreading Medical Home Transformation

This is a compilation of best practices and tools learned from the implementation of the Medical Home Learning Collaborative in Massachusetts, including a toolkit for adding a patient and family advisory council and resources provided by practices participating in the collaborative.

Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Toolkit

South Carolina created this toolkit to provide guidance and insight into the PCMH certification process. It outlines standards, resources, documentation requirements, and examples to help practices navigate requirements for achieving certification.

Listening and Learning from Families: Crisis Services and the Experiences of Families Caring for Children and Youth with Mental Health Needs

This report summarizes information gained from focus groups with families about their experiences with crisis services and caring for children and youth with mental health needs.

Listening and Learning from Families: The Physical Health and Health Care of Children and Youth Being Served by Care Management Entities in Maryland

This report summarizes information gained from focus groups with families whose children are served by care management entities and explores their physical health and access to and utilization of health and dental care.

North Carolina Foundation for Advanced Health Programs

The North Carolina CHIPRA team created a video series that highlights issues faced by adolescent patients and their providers and offers suggestions for how to address those situations.

The Medical Home Portal

The Medical Home Portal, developed by Utah, provides reliable and useful information for professionals and families to help them care and advocate for children with special health care needs (CSHCN) as partners in the Medical Home model.

Youth Engagement with Health Services (YEHS!) Survey

The YEHS! was developed by CHIPRA quality demonstration staff in Colorado to measure adolescents’ experiences with health care in a school-based health center setting. Colorado developed a High School Version and a Middle School Version.

New Mexico School-Based Health Centers Encounter Data Analysis

Medical encounter data were analyzed for adolescents aged 14-19 from 61 school-based health centers in New Mexico for the years 2010-2011 and 2011-2012.

Illinois CHIPRA Medical Home Project Baseline Results

This report presents baseline results for Illinois CHIPRA quality demonstration practices that completed the NCQA self-assessment.

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 Demonstrating the Impact of a Model Pediatric EHR Format

Currently there are no reports to post from CHIPRA quality demonstration States under Category D. Check back to see when more reports are posted, or sign up to receive email updates when new CHIPRA quality demonstration resources are posted.

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 Other Strategies for Quality Improvement

Care Coordination Key Elements Framework

The framework, produced by the Massachusetts Child Health Quality Coalition, identifies important objectives and processes within each domain of care coordination, along with domain-associated measures that can be used to monitor implementation success.

Communication Matters: A Guide for Sharing Information about a Child’s Care

The guide, from the Massachusetts Child Health Quality Coalition, gives tips, tools, forms, and resources for communication among families and youth, primary care providers, behavioral health providers, and schools.

Neonatal Catheter Associated Blood Stream Infection (NCASBI) Quality Improvement Initiative

This presentation, from the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative, which is partially supported by the CHIPRA quality demonstration, describes the results of a quality improvement initiative to reduce central line associated infections in newborns.

The National Improvement Partnership Network: State-Based Partnerships That Improve Primary Care Quality

This article in an Academic Pediatrics supplement describes the work of the National Improvement Partnership Network, which is helping 20 States develop sustainable State-level improvement partnerships working to improve child health care quality.

Note: This Web site uses the term "national evaluation" to distinguish this evaluation of the entire demonstration program from evaluations commissioned or undertaken by grantees. The word "national" should not be interpreted to mean that findings are representative of the Nation as a whole.

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Reports from the States . October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/policymakers/chipra/demoeval/state-reports/index.html