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Wisconsin Medical Home Learning Collaborative: a model for implementing practice change.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15553558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A child with special health care needs is defined as having, or are at increased risk for, a chronic physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional condition that requires health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by children generally. In Wisconsin nearly 14% of children are identified as having or being at risk for special health care needs. Healthy People 2010 and the federal Child Health Maternal Bureau have challenged each state to "assure access to ongoing comprehensive health care through a medical home" for all children with special health care needs. A medical home is defined as "an approach to providing continuous and comprehensive primary pediatric care." States are challenged to translate the concepts of medical home to clinical practice activities. This article discusses Wisconsin's participation in a national Medical Home Learning Collaborative and Wisconsin's replication of the Collaborative as a means to develop practical strategies for practice implementation of a medical home.
Authors:
Sharon Fleischfresser
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin     Volume:  103     ISSN:  1098-1861     ISO Abbreviation:  WMJ     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-11-19     Completed Date:  2004-12-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9716054     Medline TA:  WMJ     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  25-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Title V Children with Special Health Care Needs Program, Bureau of Community Health Promotion, Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Madison, WI 53701-2659, USA. fleissa@dhfs.state.wi.us
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Child Health Services / organization & administration*
Comprehensive Health Care / organization & administration*
Disabled Children*
Health Care Surveys
Health Services Accessibility
Humans
Managed Care Programs
Pediatrics
United States
Wisconsin

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