Patient-specific reminder letters and pediatric well-child-care show rates.

  title={Patient-specific reminder letters and pediatric well-child-care show rates.},
  author={James R. Campbell and Peter G. Szilagyi and Lance Everett Rodewald and C B Doane and Klaus J. Roghmann},
  journal={Clinical pediatrics},
  volume={33 5},
The objective of this study was to determine whether patient-specific letters, which describe the content of an upcoming well-child appointment, improve the show rate of well-child appointments better than postcard reminders. In this prospective clinical trial conducted at a pediatric continuity clinic in a teaching hospital, 288 newborns were randomized to a letter, postcard, or control group. For every well-child appointment, families were sent either a letter pertaining to the particular… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 19 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…