Consider focusing on quality improvement of asthma care as part of the National Center for Quality Assurance Patient Centered Medical Home accreditation process. Self-management goal setting and a written care plan are integral to accreditation for practices implementing asthma as an area of focus.
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Develop and implement innovative pilot projects to address environmental triggers in the home and provide asthma education including:
Breathe Easy At Home is project designed to diagnose and control asthma triggers in the home of children in rental properties with asthma in select core cities.
The Home Asthma Response Program, a partnership among Hasbro Children’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Health Services and the Asthma Control Program. This pilot program has provided asthma education and environmental assessment home-visits for children who have been seen in the Hasbro Emergency Department for asthma exacerbation.