Data Resource Center News
The latest announcements and news on child and adolescent health from the Data Resource Center.
Newsletters & Announcements from the DRC
We are continuing to enable your access to findings from the 2011/12 National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH). In addition to state-by-state snapshots on key measures, new child health indicators are being added every day. Browse all the data available to date .
Upcoming and Recent Webinars!
- April 16, 2013 (3-4 PM EDT) HRSA DataSpeak for the 2011/12 National Survey of Children's Health (Archived)
- April 25, 2013 (12 PM CDT) How to Use Data to Improve Care Delivery, part of the 2013 Medical Home in Pediatrics Webinar Series (Register Here)
State-by-state snapshots of new data from the 2011/12 National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH) are now accessible on the Data Resource Center (DRC) website. Highlighted topics include childhood obesity, premature birth, adverse childhood events, mother's health, and as reported in this HRSA/CDC report, an increase in prevalence of ASD among US children age 2-17.
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DRC in the News
A wide range of people and organizations use the Data Resource Center for research, policy development, education and more. Below are links to press coverage featuring the Data Resource Center on important topics related to children's health. Please see the examples of data use, articles, presentations and chartbooks sections of our website for additional resources on how others are using this important data.
February 22, 2013
Christina Bethell of the DRC presented at the 18th Annual Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology (MCH EPI) Conference, Engaging Families and Leveraging National and State Data to Advance Quality Improvement Partnerships. This interactive tool provides coverage of the entire presentation!
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at 2012 MCH EPI, Advancing Partnership: Data, Practice, and Policy.
January 15, 2013
The CAHMI worked with the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health (LPFCH) to create this comprehensive report on the health and well-being of the state’s children with special health care needs (CSHCN) population. This report features data from the 2009/10 NS-CSHCN and provides a profile of demographic characteristics, physical, mental, and social functioning, and health and community service needs of CSHCN in California. It is a companion piece and update to the 2010 report written in collaboration with LPFCH. The report is explain in this video and has been picked up by the press.
October 09, 2012
The DRC's Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Profiles were recently featured in a "twitter chat" on use of CAM therapies for children lead by AAP's Section for Integrative Medicine and the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)! See Dr. Lawrence D. Rosen's debriefing on the conversation, "Wanted: Increased Focus on Pediatric CAM Research".
Dr. Bethell was featured in AMCHP's monthly newsletter, PULSE, in a discussion of mindfulness techniques and their relation to maternal and child health. Mindfulness and MCH: Cultivating the Art and Science of Inside-Out Leadership
May 15, 2012
Dr. Bethell discusses environmental factors that impact obesity and family health with KPTV in Oregon. From KPTV: Is your neighborhood making you fat? Research shows that where you live could actually impact your health.
February 13, 2012
GoBeyond interviewed Dr. Bethell at this year's AMCHP Conference. Dr. Bethell discusses the importance of a resource like the DRC for advancing the quality of child and adolescent health.
December 5th 2011
The Oregon Health & Science University, Health Care, Home, School differ for Children With Special Health Care Needs
May 12th 2011
The Oregon Health & Science University, Study Finds States Vary in Children’s Health; Gaps Exist in Insurance, Quality Care Across Sectors
November 17th 2010
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health, California Ranks Last in U.S. on Index Measuring System of Care for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Study Finds
March 2nd 2010
U.S. News & World Report, Child Obesity Rates Going Up
March 2nd 2010
Reuters, Snacks mean U.S. kids moving toward "constant eating"
January 14th 2010
United Press International, 6.7M children have no health insurance
November 23rd 2009
The National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality, Child Policy Research Center and Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative Release
May 27th 2009
Kansas Health Institute, New child health data available
June 19th 2008
KATU.com, Oregon falling behind in children’s health care