Reducing health disparities among children

From AHRQ’s December 19 Health Care Innovations Exchange:

  • The featured Innovations describe efforts to reduce health disparities among children, including a program that provided culturally competent asthma care to Latino families, a state policy that increased access to Medicaid coverage for uninsured children, and a medical center’s use of text messaging to increase vaccination rates among low-income minority children.
  • The featured QualityTools present resources and information to help health care providers and other organizations deliver culturally appropriate services and improve care for at-risk children.
  • Read more innovation profiles related to children’s health disparities http://go.usa.gov/gfx4 on the Innovations Exchange Web site, which contains more than 750 searchable innovations and 1,500 QualityTools.

Read more at AHRQ.

 

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