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Suggested SAMPRO™ promotions For September 2 and during the month of September, 2016
Substances in house dust help reprogram immune cells, study finds
In conjunction with CDC and a host of other nonprofits, the American Lung Association has done comprehensive research into the 23 states where CDC has data to determine what is covered under Medicaid in each state.
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Joy Hsu, MD, MS Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects National Center for Environmental Health CDC Atlanta GA 30341
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Join the US EPA in the national effort to raise asthma awareness during Asthma Awareness Month. Host activities to educate people in your community about comprehensive asthma management. Download EPA’s Asthma Awareness Month Event Planning Kit featuring new ideas for outreach and awareness activities, tips for working with the media, success stories, and much more.
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has announced more than $1.6 billion in funding for school districts nationwide to help students manage their asthma.
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Childhood asthma rates appear to have stopped rising among many U.S. groups, but not among the poorest kids or children aged 10 and older, a study by Lara J. Akinbami, Alan E. Simon, and Lauren M. Rossen suggests.
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Facilitating Home Visit Referrals Using an Asthma Clinical Decision Support Tool within the Electronic Health Record: Key Considerations
When integrated into the electronic health record (EHR) and clinical workflow, clinical decision support (CDS) can enhance health care quality and improve patient outcomes.1 Using computerized alerts, reminders, forms, templates, data reports, evidence-based protocols, and other tools, CDS organizes, filters, and presents clinical knowledge and patient-specific information to guide decisions at the point of care.2 This brief discusses how an asthma CDS tool can promote the consistent use of clinical practice guidelines for asthma, and how incorporating a referral form template can promote wider use of in-home asthma programs as an effective complement to asthma care in clinical settings.
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Watch this webinar from California Asthma Partners to learn how five new and innovative asthma management tools can help students breathe easier this school year.
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Community Health Worker Home Visits for Medicaid-Enrolled Children With Asthma: Effects on Asthma Outcomes and Costs
The King County Asthma Program in Seattle, Washington, developed a community health worker (CHW) home visit program (Healthy Homes) and demonstrated its effectiveness. They designed a streamlined version of the program that was simpler and cost less to implement to facilitate broad dissemination and adoption. Here they reported on the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and ROI of a streamlined Healthy Homes program.
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