Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report published a supplement that examined the use of selected clinical preventive services among infants, children, and adolescents in the United States. This supplement indicates that millions of U.S. infants, children, and adolescents did not receive key clinical preventive services. Increased use of clinical preventive services could improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents and promote healthy lifestyles that will enable them to achieve their full potential.
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- According to a recent CDC report,
millions of infants, children, and adolescents
in the United States did not receive
key Clinical Preventive Services before 2012.
The report also found large disparities,
based on demographics, geography, and healthcare coverage,
as well as access in the use of these services.
The following video series, organized by H Group,
informs providers about key Clinical Preventive Services
that are underused.
We must protect the health of all children
and ensure that they receive the recommended
screenings and services.
Together, the public health and healthcare community
can join with parents to ensure that children receive