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2012 Illinois Medical Home Annual Newsletter

Posted on: November 9, 2012

The 6th edition of the Illinois Medical Home Annual Newsletter is now available. Newsletter articles include the evaluation results from the Building Community-Based Medical Homes for Children┬áprogram, an update on the Illinois Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act Quality Improvement Demonstration Project, information on how to enroll in ICAAP programs, and information on how to assess a practice’s “Medical Homeness.”

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Information for Schools/Parents/Students on Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Posted on: June 22, 2010

Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

The Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) is an organization of approximately 2,300 pediatricians in Illinois. Primary activities include advocacy on behalf of children, families, and health professionals in Illinois; the provision of continuing medical education and other resources for pediatricians, pediatric specialists, and other child health care providers; and collaboration with other state organizations and agencies on programs and projects that improve the health and well-being of children.

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Caries Risk Assessment Tool (CAT)

Posted on: April 14, 2010

Bright Smiles from Birth is an ICAAP educational program that provides guidelines and support to Pediatricians and Family Physicians, Dentists, and families to make oral health a component of well child visits.

Bright Smiles from Birth made available this caries risk assessment table as a resource to providers.

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AAP Caries Risk Assesment Tool

Posted on: April 14, 2010

Bright Smiles From Birth

Bright Smiles from Birth is an ICAAP educational program that provides guidelines and support to Pediatricians and Family Physicians, Dentists, and families to make oral health a component of well child visits.

“The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recognizes that caries-risk assessment is an essential element of contemporary clinical care for infants, children, and adolescents.”

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Oral Health: Dietary Habits

Posted on: April 2, 2010

Bright Smiles From Birth

Bright Smiles from Birth is an ICAAP educational program that provides guidelines and support to Pediatricians and Family Physicians, Dentists, and families to make oral health a component of well-child visits.

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