Developmental Screening

The AAP Bright Futures guidelines for preventive pediatric healthcare recommend developmental surveillance at all visits during early childhood, and standardized screening with a validated tool at the 9-, 18-, and 30-month visits.  OPIP has led a number of efforts focus on supporting practices and health systems to meaningfully implement these Bright Futures recommendations. Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD III) project: A Performance Improvement Project (PIP) of eight managed care organizations that covered 1 in 3 children in the state, focused on follow-up to developmental screening. This effort included system and practice-level efforts focused on follow-up to developmental screening, … Continue reading Developmental Screening