Health Care Delivery
This fact sheet describes the Child Health Care Quality Toolbox, an online resource to help measure the quality of child health care programs.
A series of presentations on child health research issues.
Resources for schools and parents from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to help children with asthma.
This page links to documents that describe AHRQ activities related to the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and other useful Web resources on SCHIP.
Changes in the delivery of chronic care for children with asthma can improve the appropriate use of medications, and treatment strategies focused on the needs of racial and ethnic minorities can reduce asthma care disparities, according to research funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and others.
This document briefly presents selected findings from intramural and extramural child health research of AHRQ.
This document summarizes findings from recent projects supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) that focused on children and adolescents.
The National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) recommends that children with persistent asthma use daily drug therapy to prevent airway swelling and, if an asthma attack occurs, to ease airway constriction. Consistent treatment at home and school can prevent attacks and minimize the need for emergency hospital care. To date, however, medical knowledge has not been enough to ensure that children get basic, high-quality asthma care.
Articles and publications about significant findings resulting from AHRQ-supported intramural and extramural research focusing on improving the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for children and adolescents.
These fact sheets summarizes new grants and contracts focused on child and adolescent health and health care—including research, conference, and training projects, as well as other initiatives—funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
This report provides summary information and guidance on accessing and using the child health data sets and measurement tools available through AHRQ.
Initiatives to reduce disparities in care for children with asthma.
To prevent rickets, dark-skinned infants and children who are fed only breast milk should receive 400 IU of vitamin D supplementation daily, beginning by at least 2 months of age