Outreach program decreases health care resource use among children with asthma

A community outreach program decreased health care resource use among children with high-risk asthma in Tennessee by targeting specific barriers to care, according to a report published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
Patients who participated in the program experienced these improvements within a year of enrollment, Christie F. Michael, MD, associate professor in the department of pediatrics at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and colleagues wrote in the report.
Statewide data indicated an annual average of 1,042 ED visits and 96 hospitalizations for asthma per

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