Pediatric Quality Measures Program
About the Measure
Measure Specifications and Reporting
Key Driver Diagram
Quality Improvement Strategies
Key Success Factors for Quality Improvement
Approaches to Quality Improvement in Asthma Care
Quality Improvement with a Focus on Primary Care Delivery
Phase 1 – Learning Collaborative for NHLBI Guideline Adherence
Phase 2 – Deep Dive to Understand Pediatric ED Use
The Pediatric Asthma Emergency Department Use Toolkit is the product of collaboration among academic and research institutions, state and Federal agencies, and private sector stakeholders. Many individuals guided and contributed to the development of this toolkit.
This toolkit was developed by the IMPLEmenting MEasures NeTwork (IMPLEMENT) for Child Health team lead by Dr. Michael Cabana at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Vermont Child Health Improvement Partnership (VCHIP) and the University of California, San Francisco, and funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) under the Pediatric Quality Measures Program (PQMP). The PQMP website is available at https://www.ahrq.gov/pqmp/index.html.
Michael D. Cabana, MD, MPH (PI)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Naomi S. Bardach, MD, MAS
Charles E. Irwin, Jr., MD
Charles E. McCulloch, PhD
Robert Thombley, IV
University of California, San Francisco
Judith Shaw, EdD, MPH, RN
Keith Robinson, MD
Christine Pellegrino, MS, AS CMQO/E
Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont
We also extend our gratitude to Kamila Mistry, Ph.D., Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, for her technical guidance and to the L&M Policy Research team for their support developing the toolkit.
This toolkit was funded under the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Contract Number: HHSA290201400003I; Task Number: 75Q80119F32002. The authors are solely responsible for this document’s contents, findings, and conclusions, which do not necessarily represent the views of AHRQ. Readers should not interpret any statement in this product as an official position of AHRQ or of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. None of the authors has any affiliation or financial involvement that conflicts with the material presented in this product.
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