HRSA eNews February 1, 2018

Journal article estimates ADHD prevalence in U.S. children

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A new journal article co-authored by CDC researchers and HRSA's Michael Kogan and Reem Ghandour estimates the national prevalence of parent-reported attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis and treatment among U.S. children. 

The article is the first publication to use data from the latest National Survey on Children’s Health, a HRSA initiative that provides national and state level estimates of key measures of child health and well-being. 

The study found that, though the estimated prevalence of ADHD diagnosis does not appear to have increased in the time since previous estimates were published, a sizeable proportion of children and adolescents have been diagnosed, and many, but not all, are receiving treatment that appears to be generally consistent with clinical recommendations.

Read the abstract in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology HRSA Exit Disclaimer.


Using data for health workforce planning

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Did you miss the Using Data Visualization for Health Workforce Planning webinar? Learn about population demographics, health behaviors, and health outcomes, as well as the health care system and workforce through data visualization. 

You can watch it and any of the HRSA-funded Health Workforce Technical Assistance Center (HWTAC) webinar sessions online HRSA Exit Disclaimer.


Webinar: cardiovascular disease in women and minority populations

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Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018

Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EST

To kick-off American Heart Month, HRSA’s Office of Regional Operations and the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health – Region 7 will host a webinar to help raise awareness about heart disease and how you can prevent it. 

Learn more and register for the webinar HRSA Exit Disclaimer.


Now available: Presentations from the 2017 HHS Integrated Care Meeting

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Presentations on the best practices in primary and behavioral care integration from HHS and other federal grantees are now available.

The presentations are from the State of the Art: Research, Models, Promising Practices and Sustaining Integrated Care meeting in June.

The event highlighted models of integrated care, key findings from the research community, examples of diverse grantee practices regarding service delivery, presentations by HHS agencies, and a wide range of resources to support efforts to build integrated systems of care.

Watch the presentations HRSA Exit Disclaimer.

    Date Last Reviewed:  February 2018

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