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Patient centered quality improvement of well-child care: Final report

This final report describes a research study to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and impact of three different patient-centered strategies for improving the quality and equity of preventive and developmental services provided to young children during well-child visits. Topics include updated anticipatory guidance for well-child visits, communications between parents and health care providers, and parents' perceptions of overall quality of healthcare visits for their children. Report contents include an introduction to research problem, a review of the literature, the study design and methods, detailed findings, discussion and interpretation of the findings, a list of products developed during the project, as well as references. Appendices provide examples and overviews of selected project elements. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
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Bethell C
Portland, OR: Oregon Health and Science University, Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative,
22 pp., plus appendices.
Anticipatory guidance, Final reports, MCH research, Parent participation, Parent professional relations, Patient satisfaction, Quality assurance, and Well child care
Originating Agency Type
MCHB, Project
Target Audience