Pediatric Practice Enhancement Project

Program Location: 
Providence, RI
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The goal of the Pediatric Practice Enhancement Project is to maintain the "medical home" model of care by fostering partnerships among families, pediatric practices, and available community resources (including About Family CEDARR Center) Goals:  Provide coordinated and comprehensive care to children with special healthcare needs; Improve awareness and communication with community resources; Provide ongoing, comprehensive, and coordinated care for families of children with special healthcare needs; Recognize families of children with special healthcare needs as critical decision makers; Increase understanding of the healthcare delivery system and access to community resources. The Project also places and supports trained family resource specialists in clinical settings to link families with community resources, assist physicians and families in accessing specialty services, and identify systems barriers to coordinated care.

Last updated April 2014
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