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Improving the Rate of Early Intervention Evaluation

New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Journal Watch

June 18, 2018

The associate editor of the NEJM Journal Watch, Jenny Radesky, MD, reviews an article on early intervention services (EI) from the June 2018 issue of Pediatrics from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The article, “Ensuring Timely Connection to Early Intervention for Young Children With Developmental Delays,” examines a three-part quality improvement (QI) project aimed at improving the rate of early intervention evaluation for children aged birth to three years.

Article authors: Kathleen Conroy, Corinna Rea, Gabriella Ika Kovacikova, Eli Sprecher, Ellen Reisinger, Hannah Durant, Amy Starmer, Joanne Cox and Sara L. Toomey.

Read Dr. Radesky’s NEJM Journal Watch review here.

Read the entire article in Pediatrics here.

Iowa's early intervention program is Early Access for Infants Toddlers and Families. Learn more about Early Access here.

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