QI programs result in better pediatric asthma care

06/24/2009 | Medscape (free registration)

A review of scientific evidence showed quality-improvement interventions can improve outpatient pediatric asthma care. Researchers found self-management programs resulted in about 10 more symptom-free days per year and a decrease in school absenteeism by about 0.1 day per month. Programs offering long-term educational sessions that combined use of instructional modalities were linked to better patient outcomes.

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