Improving Prevention and Management of Childhood Obesity in the Clinical Practice Setting

This learning collaborative in Rochester, NY, is focused on helping pediatric practices improve BMI documentation, classification, and counseling rates for nutrition and activity.  The project is  composed of quality improvement teams, combined with instruction on evidence based clinical practice guidelines for obesity and a practice toolkit, will help to promote improvements in obesity identification and counseling in the practice setting at well-child checks.

Project Goals and Measures:

  • Documentation of BMI status
  • Weight classification
  • Percent of PA and nutrition counseling
  • Healthy lifestyle assessment

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