Implementing community-based systems of services for children and youths with special health care needs: how well are we doing?

@article{McPherson2004ImplementingCS,
  title={Implementing community-based systems of services for children and youths with special health care needs: how well are we doing?},
  author={Merle G McPherson and Gloria R Weissman and Bonnie B. Strickland and Peter C van Dyck and Stephen J. Blumberg and Paul W. Newacheck},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2004},
  volume={113 5 Suppl},
  pages={1538-44}
}
OBJECTIVE To provide a baseline measure of the proportion of US children who meet the Maternal and Child Health Bureau's core outcomes for children with special health care needs (CSHCN). Those core outcomes include the following: 1) families of CSHCN will partner in decision making and will be satisfied with the services that they receive; 2) CSHCN will receive coordinated, ongoing comprehensive care within a medical home; 3) families of CSHCN will have adequate private and/or public insurance… CONTINUE READING