Accession Number : ADA261773
Title : The Madigan Army Medical Center Children With Disabilities Coordinated Care Program: A Case Study.
Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jul 91-Jul 92,
Corporate Author : ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION
Personal Author(s) : Godfrey, David E
Report Date : Jul 1992
Pagination or Media Count : 65
Abstract : A case study of the Children with Disabilities Coordinated Care Program at Madigan Army Medical Center (MAMC) was conducted to describe and analyze the program for potential future expansion. The program is a pilot project for a Department of Defense-wide comprehensive support program to families of children with special health care needs. Historically, there has been no standard method for these children and their families to receive available benefits. A variable combination of MAMC providers and several state and federal agencies supplied disabled children with care and funding, but did so with very little coordination. The Children with Disabilities Coordinated Care Program was created to combat these problems and utilizes current developmental pediatrics techniques to improve the quality of care, while applying coordinated care innovations to attempt to provide improved access and family support. Since the MAMC program is a DOD pilot project, a clear description and analysis of the program is necessary prior to expansion to other facilities and agencies.
Descriptors : *HEALTH CARE FACILITIES , DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE , HEALTH , THESES , CASE STUDIES , STANDARDS , CHILDREN , PEDIATRICS , BENEFITS , EXPANSION , PILOT STUDIES , MEDICAL SERVICES , ARMY
Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE