You are here

  1. Home
  2. Medical Home

Medical Home

Impact of medical home-consistent care and child condition on select health, community, and family level outcomes among children with special health care needs

Objectives/Methods: Using the 2009/2010 National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN), we investigated the impact of medical home-consistent care and child condition on five outcomes for CSHCN (n = 32,299). Results: Models suggested that medical home-consistent care predicted increased odds of preventive services receipt, no unmet health or family support needs, ease of use of community-based services, and shared decision-making.

Sun, 06/05/2022 - 16:12

The Experience of Housing Needs Among Families Caring for Children With Medical Complexity

Background: Caregivers of children with medical complexity (CMC) face many stressors related to their child's medical condition(s). Financial stress and its impact on housing has been reported to be a challenge among this population. However, unique housing challenges specific to CMC, including disability accommodations in the home and housing space and layout, have yet to be examined in the literature. Methods: We conducted 20 individual semistructured interviews with parents of CMC.

Sun, 02/27/2022 - 16:41