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Partners For Kids offers a variety of resources to help practices stay atop of best practices through prescribing guidelines, publications and insurance information.

General Practice Resources
Reducing No-show Appointments in Pediatric Patients
Tips on how to reduce no-shows.
Top 10 Best Practices to Improve Well-Care Visit Compliance by Patients and Families
Suggestions for practices to achieve well-care visit compliance
CareLink
Nationwide Children’s CareLink is a free, web-based application available to community providers. It offers external physicians and support staff read-only access to patient electronic medical records in real-time.
Care Navigation Brochure
Download this brochure for patients to explain the Care Navigation program.
Care Navigation for Providers Using CareLink
Instruction on how to order a referral, identify patients enrolled in Care Navigation and review the Care Navigation Care Plan in CareLink
Care Navigation for Providers Using Epic
Instruction on how to order a referral, identify patients enrolled in Care Navigation and review the Care Navigation Care Plan in EPIC
Early Diagnosis and Intervention Guidelines for Cerebral Palsy
Recent studies have shown that specialist providers can make the diagnosis as early as 6 months of age in some cases.
eClinicalWorks
Nationwide Children’s utilizes eClinicalWorks® (eCW) Electronic Medical Records and Practice Management system as its community-wide solution to improve continuity of care across community practices in central Ohio.
Facebook Best Practices
A document that gives an overview of how to use Facebook for your practice.
Helping Hands
Access these patient education materials on a variety of health-related topics and medical conditions.
How to Help Your Teen Patients Choose the Right Method of Contraception
Toolkit providing information on contraception counseling and methods.
Medicaid Managed Care Plans At-A-Glance
Contact information for multiple departments within each of the Medicaid Managed Care Plans
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Information for the Primary Care Provider and Guidelines for Referral
Primary care providers play a key role in identifying ongoing concerns once they leave the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).
Participating Provider Health Plan Capacity Form
Click to download and complete.
Pedicast CME
A podcast for providers
Practice Facilitation of Quality Improvement
An overview of how PFK can provide a quality improvement program with on-site support, customized to fit your practice.
Insurance Plans
Commercial
Health Ohio Network
Medicaid
Buckeye Health Plan
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Ohio Medicaid
Medicaid
Paramount Healthcare
Medicaid
United Healthcare Community Plan
Medicaid Managed Care Prior Authorization
Buckeye Community Health Plan
CareSource
Molina Healthcare
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
Paramount Advantage
PCP Change Request Form
Buckeye Health Plan
CareSource
Molina Healthcare
Paramount
United Healthcare
Prescribing Resources
Preferred Drug List for Ohio Medicaid Plans
Pharmacy Coverage Updates - October 2018
Prescribing Guidelines for Acne
Prescribing Guidelines for Acute Otitis Externa and Otitis Media with Tympanostomy Tube Otorrhea
Prescribing Guidelines for Behavioral Health
Prescribing Guidelines for Head Lice
Prescribing Guidelines for Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER)
Prescribing Guidelines for Urinary Tract Infections
Epinephrine Product Comparison
Prescribing Guidelines for Outpatient Antimicrobials in Otherwise Healthy Children
Provider Relations Newsletters
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Publications
Featured Article
AI: A Data Scientist Explains How Deep and Shallow Learning Can Work Together to Create Cost Savings
From Healthcare IT News
Scholarly Journal
Duration of Home Oxygen Therapy in Young Children Enrolled in an Accountable Care Organization
From Annals of the American Thoracic Society
Scholarly Journal
Enhanced identification of maternal hepatitis C virus infection using existing public health surveillance systems
By Charitha Gowda; Samuel Kennedy; Catherine Glover; Mona R. Prasad; Ling Wang; Jonathan R. Honegger
Scholarly Journal
Healthcare Claims Data: An Underutilized Tool for Pediatric Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship.
By Joshua R. Watson; Ling Wang; Jennifer Klima; Melissa Moore-Clingenpeel; Sean Gleeson; Kelly Kelleher; Preeti Jaggi
Featured Article
Leading the Way
From Healthcare Finance, September/October 2017
Featured Article
Fighting Chronic Disease Starts with Better Pediatric Care
From the Harvard Business Review
Poster Presentation
Improving preferred ADHD medication prescribing in a large pediatric primary care network
By Yuexing Li, PharmD Candidate; Cathy Kuhn, PharmD, BCACP, FAPhA; Jack A. Kopechek, MD; Sonya J. Sebastian, PharmD, BCACP; Christina Toth, MPH
Featured Article
Population Health: Our Role in the Community
From Everything Matters in Patient Care
Case Study
Case Study: Nationwide Children's Hospital: An Accountable Care Organization Going Upstream to Address Population Health
By Katie B. Boyer and Debbie I. Chang
Poster Presentation
Comparing medical utilization between insulin pen and vial users within a pediatric Medicaid Accountable Care Organization
By Ling Wang, MPH, PhD and Jonathan Vecchiet, PharmD
Scholarly Journal
Evaluating a Pay-for-Performance Program for Medicaid Children in an Accountable Care Organization
By Sean Gleeson, MD; Kelly Kelleher, MD; William Gardner, PhD
Poster Presentation
Impact of Ophthalmic Antihistamines Formulary Coverage in a Medicaid Pediatric Accountable Care Organization (ACO)
By Candace Zheng, Ling Wang, Jennifer Klima, Jon Vecchiet, Emily Middleton, Francine Taylor, Sean Gleeson, Chet Kaczor
Scholarly Journal
Cost Saving and Quality of Care in a Pediatric Accountable Care Organization
By Kelly J. Kelleher, MD, MPH, Jennifer Cooper, PhD, Katherine Deans, MD, Pam Carr, RN, Richard J. Brilli, MD, Steven Allen, MD, MBA, William Gardner, PhD
Scholarly Journal
Survey of twelve children’s hospital-based accountable care organizations
By Naomi Makni, Alexandra Rothenburger, Kelly Kelleher
Scholarly Journal
A Population Intervention to Improve Outcomes in Children With Medical Complexity
By Garey Noritz, Melissa Madden, Dina Roldan, T. Arthur Wheeler, Kimberly Conkol, Richard J. Brilli, John Barnard, Sean Gleeson
Scholarly Journal
Private Sector Accountable Care Organization Development: A Qualitative Study
By Ann Scheck McAlearney, ScD; Brian Hilligoss, PhD; and Paula H. Song, PhD
Case Study
How a Pediatric ACO Coordinates Care for Children with Disabilities
By Paula H. Song, PhD, Brian Hilligoss, PhD & Sean Gleeson, MD, MBA
Scholarly Journal
Acute care revisits after adenotonsillectomy in a pediatric Medicaid population in Ohio
By Dmitry Tumin, Hina Walia, Vidya T. Raman, Joseph D. Tobias
Scholarly Journal
MRI Utilization and the Associated Use of Sedation and Anesthesia in a Pediatric ACO
By Joshua C. Uffman, MD, MBA, Dmitry Tumin, PhD, Vidya Raman, MD, Arlyne Thung, MD, Brent Adler, MD, Joseph D. Tobias, MD
Whitepaper
Value-based Collaboration: Partnering with networks, ACOs
By Alicia Gallegos
Scholarly Journal
Partners for Kids Care Coordination: Lessons From the Field
By Rory Cusack Weier, PhD, MPH, William Gardner, PhD, Kimberly Conkol, RN, MSN,CCM, Kathleen Pajer, MD, MPH, Kelly J. Kelleher, MD, MPH
Whitepaper
Whitepaper: Saving Money by Improving Health for our Most Vulnerable Children
Scholarly Journal
Satisfaction With Care Coordination for Families of Children With Disabilities
By Arielle H. Sheftall, PhD, Deena J. Chisolm, PhD, Emily R. Alexy, MPH, Laura J. Chavez, PhD, Rita M. Mangione-Smith, MD, MPH, Renee M. Ferrari, PhD, & Paula H. Song, PhD
Scholarly Journal
You Get What You Pay for: Measuring Quality in Value-Based Payment for Children ’ s Health Care
By Suzanne C. Brundage
Webinars
Understanding Care Coordination Webinars
Three different webinars on:
-Care Coordination Overview
-Care Coordination Technology and Tools
-Care Coordination Program Evaluation

NOTE: You will be asked to register to view the presentations.
Partners For Kids Directory

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