Category: Care Coordination

  • Linking Children to Services: Building on Community Assets to Pilot Test Improvement Strategies

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    Carrie Hanlon (Portland, Maine: NASHP, December 2010). This issue brief describes: 1) how the five ABCD III states are building on existing local partnerships and assets to organize community pilots, and 2) preliminary lessons that have emerged from these states, including new federal opportunities to bolster community partnerships that will improve service linkages for children.

  • Improving Care Coordination and Service Linkages to Support Healthy Child Development: Early Lessons and Recommendations From a Five-State Consortium

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    Carrie Hanlon and Jill Rosenthal (Portland, Maine: NASHP, June 2011). Issue brief presenting strategies for improving care coordination between primary care and Early Intervention and other systems that support healthy child development, from the five ABCD III states. The states’ early experiences piloting communication tools, facilitating data sharing, implementing quality improvement processes, and involving families are relevant for efforts to engage multi-sector stakeholders to improve state policy, primary care practice, and population health.

  • Building Electronic Information-Sharing Systems to Support Care Coordination in Illinois

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    Larry Hinkle and Jill Rosenthal (Portland, Maine: NASHP, November 2011). Issue brief describing lessons and strategies from Illinois’ effort to build electronic information-sharing systems.

  • Oklahoma’s Web Portal: Fostering Communication Between Primary Care and Community Service Providers

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    Larry Hinkle and Carrie Hanlon (Portland, Maine: NASHP, February 2012). Issue brief describing Oklahoma’s efforts to use a web-based system to support care coordination between primary care and community providers, including Early Intervention.

  • Developmental Screening Practice Readiness Assessment

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    Oklahoma ABCD III Project: 2011. Worksheet to help primary care practices assess their readiness to implement developmental screening. The form includes information and questions meant to guide practices in developing office workflow modifications to implement screening.

  • Policies for Care Coordination Across Systems: Lessons from ABCD III

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    Mary Henderson and Neva Kaye (Portland, Maine: NASHP, May 2012). Analysis of policy options to encourage and support care coordination across systems that serve children, based on the experience of the ABCD III Learning Collaborative.

  • Tools for Creating a Communication and Feedback Loop Between EI and Pediatric Clinics

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    Minnesota Department of Human Services, 2013. Schematic diagram of patient flow and sample feedback form for enhancing communication between Early Intervention and primary care

  • “Early Interventioners Assemble!” Implementing Developmental-Behavioral Screening Tools in Primary Care

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    (Kevin Marks, MD, 2013) Slide presentation on the importance of developmental-behavioral screening and referral to early intervention, results of a randomized controlled trial of screening, and guidance for the flow of implementing ASQ screening in the medical home

  • Identifying and Addressing Barriers to Accessing Early Intervention Services

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    (NASHP/CMWF: May 2012). This ABCD Alumni webinar, sponsored by The Commonwealth Fund, focused on a study that identifies potential barriers to Early Intervention services. Additional speakers discussed strategies to overcome these barriers from both the state Early Intervention perspective and from the state Medicaid and CHIP perspective.

  • SoonerStart and Child Guidance Flow Chart

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    (Oklahoma ABCD III Project) This is a flow chart outlining the referral process. It details each activity and responsible parties.