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National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition. n.d. text4baby. Alexandria, VA: National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition.
National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition 4401 Ford Avenue, Suite 300 Alexandria, VA 22302 Telephone: (703) 837-4792Fax: (703) 664-0485E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.hmhb.orgAvailable at no charge.
Telephone: (703) 837-4792Fax: (703) 664-0485E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.hmhb.orgAvailable at no charge.
This free mobile information service provides health tips timed to a woman’s stage of pregnancy or an infant’s age. The service enables pregnant women and new mothers to get health information delivered regularly to their mobile phones by text message. Messages focus on topics such as nutrition, breastfeeding, oral health, and tobacco use. The program also connects women to public clinics and support services for prenatal and infant care. Messages are available in English and Spanish.
Keywords: Pregnant women, Infant health, Perinatal health, Health services delivery, Parent education, Consumer education, Technology, Spanish language materials, Oral health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. n.d. CDC social media tools, guidelines and best practices. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30333 Telephone: (800) 232-4636Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.cdc.govAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (800) 232-4636Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.cdc.govAvailable from the website.
This resource provides information on lessons learned, best practices, clearance information, and security requirements related to the use of social media at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Contents include CDC's Social Media Toolkit and Guide to Writing for Social Media, as well as guidelines and best practices for the following tools: Twitter, buttons and badges, Facebook, health e-cards, text messaging, widgets, and YouTube and online videos. Additional reference detailing CDC-specific security information related to social media is included.
Keywords: Information sources, Communication, Technology, Social media, Internet, Diffusion of innovation, Guidelines, Standards, Model programs, Federal programs, Oral health
Health Games Research. n.d. Health games research database. Santa Barbara, CA: University of California, Santa Barbara.
Health Games Research University of California, Santa Barbara Institute for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research 2201 North Hall Santa Barbara, CA 93106+2150 Telephone: (805) 893-7787Website: http://www.healthgamesresearch.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (805) 893-7787Website: http://www.healthgamesresearch.orgAvailable from the website.
This database provides information and resources from a national research program designed to advance the quality and effectiveness of digital games intended to improve health. Content includes descriptions of organizations, games designed to teach children about oral health care, and a training simulation on decision making, diagnosis, and treatment protocols.
Keywords: Health behavior, Databases, Financing, Games, National programs, Research programs, Technology, Materials for children, Resources for professionals, Oral health, Children
Cohen LK, Gift HC, eds. 1995. Disease prevention and oral health promotion: Socio-dental sciences in action. Copenhagen, Denmark: Munksgaard, 590 pp.
Munksgaard International Publishers, Journals Department Commerce Place 350 Main Street Malden, MA 02148-5018 Telephone: (781) 388-8273Fax: (781) 388-8274Contact for cost information. Document Number: ISBN 87-16-11095-1.
Telephone: (781) 388-8273Fax: (781) 388-8274Contact for cost information. Document Number: ISBN 87-16-11095-1.
This book addresses oral health promotion as a complex issue requiring comprehensive approaches aimed at achieving oral health worldwide. The book includes the following sections: (1) underlying principles of health promotion, (2) targeting social groups for health promotion, (3) health promotion in the context of systems of care and education, and (4) technologies and methodologies to advance and assess health promotion.
Keywords: Oral health, International health, Health promotion, Health care systems, Education, Technology, Professional education
The Children's Partnership. 2008. Meeting the health care needs of California's children: The role of telemedicine (2nd ed.). Santa Monica, CA: The Children's Partnership, 16 pp, (Digital opportunity for youth, no. 3).
Children's Partnership 1351 Third Street Promenade, Suite 206 Santa Monica, CA 90401-1321 Telephone: (310) 260-1220Fax: (310) 260-1921E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.childrenspartnership.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (310) 260-1220Fax: (310) 260-1921E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.childrenspartnership.orgAvailable from the website.
This issue brief informs leaders and the public of how telemedicine can address the health care needs of children in California, particularly children from families with low incomes who live in medically underserved areas. Contents include (1) an overview of the benefits of telemedicine for children and families, health systems, and communities; (2) the challenges associated with the adoption of telemedicine; and (3) recommendations for ensuring that telemedicine reaches its potential in meeting the health care needs of California's most vulnerable children. The use of telemedicine is illustrated in the following areas: emergency and critical care, oral health, vision screening, mental health, telepharmacy, children with special health care needs, home health care, child abuse evaluations, supporting families, disease management, language translation, supporting rural health professionals and providing medical education, and caring for children where they are located.
Keywords: Primary care, Child health, Oral health, Access to health care, Health care delivery, Underserved communities, Telemedicine, Information networks, Medical technology, California
Casnoff CA, Rosenberger L, Kwon N, Scherer H. 2011. Quality oral health care in Medicaid through health IT: Final report. Bethesda, MD: NORC at the University of Chicago; Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 40 pp.
NORC at the University of Chicago 4350 East West Highway, Eighth Floor Bethesda, MD 20814 Telephone: (301) 634-9300Fax: (301) 634-9301Website: http://www.norc.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (301) 634-9300Fax: (301) 634-9301Website: http://www.norc.orgAvailable from the website.
This report explores the potential for health information technology (IT) to increase access to oral health care among vulnerable populations. Specifically, the authors report on whether and how health IT and the Medicaid electronic health record incentive program can be used as tools to improve access to high-quality oral health care for children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. The appendix contains a background report that synthesizes the literature and provides foundational context.
Keywords: Oral health, Children, Technology, Records management, Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program, Quality assurance, Program improvement, Access to health care
Institute of Medicine. 2011. Innovations in health literacy: Workshop summary. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 110 pp.
National Academies Press 500 Fifth Street, N.W., Keck 360 Washington, DC 20001 Telephone: (202) 334-3313Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373Fax: (202) 334-2451E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.nap.eduAvailable from the website. Document Number: ISBN-13: 978-0-309-16185-5.
Telephone: (202) 334-3313Secondary Telephone: (888) 624-8373Fax: (202) 334-2451E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.nap.eduAvailable from the website. Document Number: ISBN-13: 978-0-309-16185-5.
This report summarizes a series of workshops to educate the public, press, and policymakers on issues of health literacy. Topics include the integration of research on health literacy and health disparities and the role of information technology and health literacy research. Additional topics include professional development in health literacy research, the role of health literacy research in the National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy, and lessons learned from the workshops.
Keywords: Health literacy, Barriers, Technology, Research, Professional development, Community action
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration and National Association of Community Health Centers. . The network guide. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration; [Bethesda, MD]: National Association of Community Health Centers, 84 pp.
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration Parklawn Building 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857 Telephone: (888) 275-4772Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772Fax: (301) 443-1246E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.hrsa.govAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (888) 275-4772Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772Fax: (301) 443-1246E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.hrsa.govAvailable from the website.
This guide features information on health information technology (HIT) services and support as they relate to quality-improvement adoption and implementation of HIT in safety net settings. The guide discusses support for electronic oral health records and provides information about a network model to help health centers collaborate with one another, including background and definitions of health center networks, network characteristics and dimensions, and a discussion of engaging with networks.
Keywords: Collaboration, Resource materials, Federal grants, Clinics, Health care, Financing, Costs, Quality assurance, Technology, Technical assistance, Oral health, Children
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