Health Resources and Services Administration

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Organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi Decline in the United States black preterm/low birth weight rate in the 1990s: can the economic boom explain it?
    Ashley H Schempf
    Office of Epidemiology, Policy and Evaluation, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:862-7. 2010
  2. ncbi The Care System Assessment Project: values-based health care planning and delivery
    Barbara Aranda-Naranjo
    Global HIV AIDS Office, HRSA s HIV AIDS Bureau, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:244-7. 2007
  3. ncbi CARE Act planning for unmet need
    Deborah Parham Hopson
    HIV AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:1-7. 2007
  4. pmc Widening socioeconomic disparities in US childhood mortality, 1969 2000
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1658-65. 2007
  5. ncbi Persistent socioeconomic disparities in infant, neonatal, and postneonatal mortality rates in the United States, 1969-2001
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers La, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e928-39. 2007
  6. ncbi Physician executives and the political process
    Chandak Ghosh
    US Department of Health and Human Services HRSA, USA
    Physician Exec 33:14-5. 2007
  7. ncbi Final commentary on the special volume of articles from the National Survey of Children's Health
    Peter C van Dyck
    Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 119:S122-3. 2007
  8. ncbi Achieving family and provider partnerships for children with special health care needs
    Diana Denboba
    Division of Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers La, Room 18A 18 Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1607-15. 2006
  9. pmc Parental English proficiency and children's health services access
    Stella M Yu
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1449-55. 2006
  10. ncbi Enhancing communication in the 21st century
    Marie Y Mann
    Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S315-9. 2006

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  1. doi Decline in the United States black preterm/low birth weight rate in the 1990s: can the economic boom explain it?
    Ashley H Schempf
    Office of Epidemiology, Policy and Evaluation, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 20:862-7. 2010
    ..This study assessed whether decreasing unemployment explained the decline in preterm, low birth weight births (PT-LBW) for Black women...
  2. ncbi The Care System Assessment Project: values-based health care planning and delivery
    Barbara Aranda-Naranjo
    Global HIV AIDS Office, HRSA s HIV AIDS Bureau, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:244-7. 2007
    ..S. health care system...
  3. ncbi CARE Act planning for unmet need
    Deborah Parham Hopson
    HIV AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:1-7. 2007
    ..This paper describes a process by which the HIV/AIDS Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S...
  4. pmc Widening socioeconomic disparities in US childhood mortality, 1969 2000
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1658-65. 2007
    ..We examined the extent to which area socioeconomic inequalities in overall and cause-specific mortality among US children aged 1-14 years changed between 1969 and 2000...
  5. ncbi Persistent socioeconomic disparities in infant, neonatal, and postneonatal mortality rates in the United States, 1969-2001
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers La, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e928-39. 2007
    ..This study examines changing patterns of inequalities in US infant, neonatal, and postneonatal mortality rates between 1969 and 2001 by area deprivation and maternal education...
  6. ncbi Physician executives and the political process
    Chandak Ghosh
    US Department of Health and Human Services HRSA, USA
    Physician Exec 33:14-5. 2007
  7. ncbi Final commentary on the special volume of articles from the National Survey of Children's Health
    Peter C van Dyck
    Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 119:S122-3. 2007
  8. ncbi Achieving family and provider partnerships for children with special health care needs
    Diana Denboba
    Division of Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers La, Room 18A 18 Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1607-15. 2006
    ..Our objective was to assess the extent to which families of children with special health care needs feel as though they are treated as partners in decision-making by their doctors...
  9. pmc Parental English proficiency and children's health services access
    Stella M Yu
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1449-55. 2006
    ..We examined the relation between parents' level of English proficiency and their children's access to health care...
  10. ncbi Enhancing communication in the 21st century
    Marie Y Mann
    Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S315-9. 2006
    ..This article discusses some of the advances and efforts in the use of information technology to facilitate enhanced communication for quality health care...
  11. ncbi American Academy of Pediatrics Newborn Screening Task Force recommendations: how far have we come?
    Michele A Lloyd-Puryear
    Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 117:S194-211. 2006
    The partnership of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)/Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for improving health care for all children has long been recognized...
  12. pmc Differential strength of association of child injury prevention attitudes and beliefs on practices: a case for audience segmentation
    C J Vladutiu
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, USA
    Inj Prev 12:35-40. 2006
    ..This study assessed the degree to which parents' injury prevention behavior is associated with theoretical determinants and examined whether this relation differs by age or birth order of child...
  13. ncbi Update on vaccine liability in the United States: presentation at the National Vaccine Program Office Workshop on strengthening the supply of routinely recommended vaccines in the United States, 12 February 2002
    Geoffrey Evans
    National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 42:S130-7. 2006
    ..Although current vaccine shortages do not appear to be related to issues of liability, a new wave of tort litigation alleging that some vaccines cause autism has led to speculation that history could repeat itself...
  14. ncbi Nursing leadership in genomics for health and society
    Suzanne Feetham
    Health Resources and Services Administration, 17 C 26 Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 37:102-10. 2005
    ..Issues in genetic testing, genetic information and the lessons learned through applications of genetic and genomic science are analyzed and discussed...
  15. doi Ensuring access to treatment for HIV infection
    Laura W Cheever
    HIV AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:S266-74. 2007
    ..The mandate for routine HIV screening challenges each of these health care entities, but all will need to overcome these challenges if routine HIV screening is to become a reality...
  16. doi Independent and joint effects of socioeconomic, behavioral, and neighborhood characteristics on physical inactivity and activity levels among US children and adolescents
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville MD, 20857, USA
    J Community Health 33:206-16. 2008
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  17. pmc Multivariate analysis of state variation in breastfeeding rates in the United States
    Michael D Kogan
    Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1872-80. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the impact of sociodemographic and behavioral factors and state legislation on breastfeeding initiation (child ever fed breastmilk) and duration...
  18. doi Underinsurance among children in the United States
    Michael D Kogan
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:841-51. 2010
    ..Recent interest in policy regarding children's health insurance has focused on expanding coverage. Less attention has been devoted to the question of whether insurance sufficiently meets children's needs...
  19. doi Changes in state-specific childhood obesity and overweight prevalence in the United States from 2003 to 2007
    Gopal K Singh
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Ln, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:598-607. 2010
    ..To examine changes in state-specific obesity and overweight prevalence among US children and adolescents between 2003 and 2007...
  20. doi State variation in underinsurance among children with special health care needs in the United States
    Michael D Kogan
    Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers La, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 125:673-80. 2010
    ..Defined as having inadequate benefits, underinsurance may be a particular problem for CSHCN because of their greater needs for medical care...
  21. doi Prevalence and correlates of internalizing mental health symptoms among CSHCN
    Reem M Ghandour
    DRPH, MPA, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Data and Program Development, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e269-77. 2010
    ..Internalizing symptoms include feeling anxious and depressed...
  22. doi Oral health care in CSHCN: state Medicaid policy considerations
    Mary Kay Kenney
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 124:S384-91. 2009
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  23. doi Progress in ensuring adequate health insurance for children with special health care needs
    Lynda E Honberg
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1273-80. 2009
    ..This article reports findings from the 2005-2006 National Survey of Children With Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN) regarding the extent to which CSHCN have access to public or private health insurance that meets their needs...
  24. pmc Psychosocial care for women survivors of the tsunami disaster in India
    Susan M Becker
    College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa 20057, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:654-8. 2009
    ..I investigated the effectiveness of Psychosocial Care, a community-based mental health initiative for survivors of the 2004 tsunami disaster in India...
  25. doi A national profile of the health care experiences and family impact of autism spectrum disorder among children in the United States, 2005-2006
    Michael D Kogan
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e1149-58. 2008
    ..We sought to examine the health care experiences of children with autism spectrum disorder and the impact of autism spectrum disorder on the family and to assess whether having a medical home is associated with less family impact...
  26. doi Pediatric drug surveillance and the Food and Drug Administration's adverse event reporting system: an overview of reports, 2003-2007
    Rosemary Johann-Liang
    Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:24-7. 2009
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  27. ncbi Compact and portable digitally controlled device for testing footwear materials: technical note
    James G Foto
    National Hansen s Disease Programs, Paul W Brand Biomechanics Laboratory, Baton Rouge, LA 70816, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:893-900. 2008
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  28. doi Parental perceptions of dental/oral health among children with and without special health care needs
    Mary Kay Kenney
    US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:312-20. 2008
    ..A comparison group of children without special needs (CWOSN) was included...
  29. pmc State-level health care access and use among children in US immigrant families
    Stella M Yu
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1996-2003. 2008
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  30. doi Racial/ethnic, socioeconomic, and behavioral determinants of childhood and adolescent obesity in the United States: analyzing independent and joint associations
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:682-95. 2008
    ..This study examines independent and joint associations between several socioeconomic, demographic, and behavioral characteristics and obesity prevalence among 46,707 children aged 10-17 years in the United States...
  31. ncbi Assuring adequate health insurance: results of the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs
    Lynda Honberg
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1233-9. 2005
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  32. ncbi Variation in quality of men's health care by race/ethnicity and social class
    Kaytura Felix-Aaron
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20587, USA
    Med Care 43:I72-81. 2005
    ..Until recently, minority and poor men have been characterized as "an invisible population," overlooked by public and private efforts to improve the health status of women, children, and the elderly...
  33. ncbi Association of language spoken at home with health and school issues among Asian American adolescents
    Stella M Yu
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Data and Information Management, 5600 Fishers Lane, 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    J Sch Health 72:192-8. 2002
    ..School-based interventions such as early identification and outreach, needs assessment, and counseling and support services should be provided to immigrant students and their families...
  34. ncbi Factors associated with smoking cessation among U.S. pregnant women
    Stella M Yu
    Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    Matern Child Health J 6:89-97. 2002
    ..This study examines smoking and smoking cessation behaviors among U.S. pregnant women and seeks to identify the sociodemographic correlates of smoking cessation in pregnancy...
  35. ncbi Exploring similarity between peer educators and their contacts and AIDS-protective behaviours in reproductive health programmes for adolescents and young adults in Ghana
    R Cameron Wolf
    Office of Science and Epidemiology, HIV AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    AIDS Care 14:361-73. 2002
    ..18, 2.56) to have done something to protect themselves from AIDS in the past three months. The results have relevance for programme managers and planners, researchers, and international agencies serving youth...
  36. ncbi The structure of self-rated health among community-dwelling older adults with stroke
    B Han
    Special Populations Research Branch, Division of Programs for Special Populations, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 20:1-15. 2001
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  37. ncbi The impact of age, gender, and race on the relationship between depression and self-rated health in community-dwelling older adults: a longitudinal study
    B Han
    Special Populations Research Branch, Division of Programs for Special Populations, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 20:27-43. 2001
    ..To examine whether the prediction of baseline depression for subsequent changes in self-rated health is consistent across different age cohorts, gender, and racial groups...
  38. ncbi Black-white differences in health care utilization among US children with frequent ear infections
    Christina H Park
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E84-4. 2002
    ..To examine differences in patterns of and barriers to health care utilization between black and white children who have frequent ear infections (FEI)...
  39. ncbi National underascertainment of sudden unexpected infant deaths associated with deaths of unknown cause
    Mary D Overpeck
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 109:274-83. 2002
    ..To investigate underascertainment of unexpected infant deaths at the national level as a result of probable classification as attributable to unknown cause...
  40. ncbi Factors associated with delays in accessing HIV primary care in rural Arkansas
    J Milberg
    HIV AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 15:527-32. 2001
    ..We found significant delays in time to initial HIV diagnosis, and further considerable delays in males and those lacking health insurance in the time taken to enter into primary care...
  41. ncbi Medicaid managed care reimbursement for HIV and its implications for access to care
    R Conviser
    Service Evaluation and Research Branch, HIV AIDS Bureau, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Manag Care 6:990-9. 2000
    ..However, the growing numbers and types of experimental approaches to capitating services for PLWH may provide models for other states whose low reimbursement rates currently limit access to care...
  42. ncbi Who receives Ryan White CARE Act services? A demographic comparison of CARE act clients and the general AIDS population
    J J Ashman
    Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV AIDS Bureau, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 14:561-5. 2000
    ..Where differences exist, CARE Act clients are more likely to be women and minorities and less likely to be injecting drug users. CARE Act-funded providers are effectively reaching most medically underserved populations...
  43. ncbi Trends in twin birth outcomes and prenatal care utilization in the United States, 1981-1997
    M D Kogan
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Ln, Room 18A 55, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    JAMA 284:335-41. 2000
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  44. ncbi Testing a model of avoiding environmental tobacco smoke in young adults
    A M Martinelli
    U S Public Health Service, Rockville, MD, USA
    Image J Nurs Sch 31:237-42. 1999
    ..Although college students are often exposed to ETS, the college environment offers a setting in which the opportunities for change are substantial...
  45. ncbi An explanatory model of variables influencing health promotion behaviors in smoking and nonsmoking college students
    A M Martinelli
    U S Public Health Service, Division of Nursing, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Public Health Nurs 16:263-9. 1999
    ..Such interventions may result in a decrease in both active and passive smoking...
  46. ncbi Historical risks of tuberculin skin test conversion among non-physician staff at a large urban hospital
    Aubrey K Miller
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:228-35. 2002
    ..Nosocomial transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis among workers at a 1000-bed inner-city hospital led to an extensive evaluation of this risk among workers with potential exposure to TB patients or laboratory specimens...
  47. ncbi Factors that influence receipt of recommended preventive pediatric health and dental care
    Stella M Yu
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Data and Information Management, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e73. 2002
    ..This study examined the factors that affect children's receipt of recommended well-child and dental visits using nationally representative data...
  48. ncbi Ryan White CARE Act service use by Asian/Pacific Islanders and other clients in three California metropolitan areas (1997-1998)
    Moses B Pounds
    HIV AIDS Bureau, Office of Science and Epidemiology, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    J Community Health 27:403-17. 2002
    ..While there are relatively few APIs living with HIV in the US, the rate of API population growth from immigration underscores the need for service providers to take into account cultural and social factors to improve access to treatment...
  49. ncbi Delayed or forgone care among children with special health care needs: an analysis of the 2001 National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs
    Zhihuan J Huang
    Office of Data and Information Management, Maternal and Child Health Bureau HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:60-7. 2005
    ..To examine the associations of sociodemographic characteristics with both the prevalence and the causes of delayed or forgone care in a nationally representative sample of children with special health care needs...
  50. ncbi Evolution of a child health profile initiative
    Deborah S Linzer
    Genetic Services Branch, Division of Services for Children With Special Health Needs, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract . 2004
    ..Division of Services for Children with Special Health Needs, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA/MCHB) began an initiative to help facilitate assessment and prompt provision of ..
  51. ncbi FIMR and other mortality reviews as public health tools for strengthening maternal and child health systems in communities: where do we need to go next?
    Ellen Hutchins
    Department of Health and Human Services, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building Room 18 12, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    Matern Child Health J 8:259-68. 2004
    ..Implementing widely the recommendations generated by these reviews may increase the likelihood of improvements in services and systems on behalf of women and children...
  52. ncbi The evolution of fetal and infant mortality review as a public health strategy
    Ann M Koontz
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    Matern Child Health J 8:195-203. 2004
    ..The recent national evaluation of FIMR sheds new light on the role of FIMR in community and state maternal and child health systems and marks a new phase in the evolution of FIMR...
  53. ncbi Headache, stomachache, backache, and morning fatigue among adolescent girls in the United States: associations with behavioral, sociodemographic, and environmental factors
    Reem M Ghandour
    Office of Women s Health, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:797-803. 2004
    ..Data on the prevalence and co-occurrence of multiple somatic symptoms among US adolescent females as they are influenced by sociodemographic, behavioral, and environmental factors is limited...
  54. ncbi Health and support service utilization patterns of American Indians and Alaska Natives diagnosed with HIV/AIDS
    Jill J Ashman
    HIV AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 16:238-49. 2004
    ..Exploring the potential need for housing assistance among all American Indians/Alaska Natives served by the Ryan White CARE Act needs to be considered...
  55. ncbi Implementing community-based systems of services for children and youths with special health care needs: how well are we doing?
    Merle McPherson
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1538-44. 2004
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  56. ncbi Parent's language of interview and access to care for children with special health care needs
    Stella M Yu
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:181-7. 2004
    ..To examine the association between the parent's language of interview and the access to care for children with special health care needs (CSHCN)...
  57. ncbi The future role of health centers in improving national health
    Robert M Politzer
    Office of Policy, Evaluation, and Data, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    J Public Health Policy 24:296-306. 2003
    ..Continued expansion of the health center network to ensure primary care for those who remain underserved is both an effective and politically acceptable strategy to improve national health...
  58. ncbi Acculturation and the health and well-being of U.S. immigrant adolescents
    Stella M Yu
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau Office of Data and Information Management, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    J Adolesc Health 33:479-88. 2003
    ..To examine the association of acculturation, as measured by language spoken at home, with the health, psychosocial, school, and parental risk factors of adolescents of various racial/ethnic groups...
  59. ncbi Follow-up care of women with an abnormal cytology in a low-resource setting
    Julia C Gage
    Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 27:466-71. 2003
    ..We ascertained the follow-up care after an abnormal cytology (Papanicolaou) screening in the San Marti;n region of PerĂº and assessed the status of women who had not received adequate care...
  60. ncbi A framework and action agenda for quality improvement in rural health care
    Forrest W Calico
    Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, USA
    J Rural Health 19:226-32. 2003
    ..The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the federal Office of Rural Health Policy collaborated to convene an expert group to address issues of quality improvement in the rural health care environment...
  61. ncbi Skin diseases of travelers
    M Patricia Joyce
    Medical Services, National Hansen s Disease Programs, 1770 Physicians Park Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70816, USA
    Prim Care 29:971-81. 2002
    ..Skin disorders also may be grouped by description of the lesions, thereby directing the clinician's diagnostic efforts...
  62. pmc The challenge of meeting patients' needs with a national nursing informatics agenda
    C A Gassert
    Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 5:263-8. 1998
    ..The potential impact of these strategic directions on patients is discussed...