Session: The Use of Technology to Improve Planning for Maternal and Child Services
4249.0: Tuesday, November 18, 2003: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
The Use of Technology to Improve Planning for Maternal and Child Services
This session presents four systems for collecting and managing data that can be used in planning programs and services for women and children.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, the participants will be able to identify four computer based programs that can be used to improve planning for maternal and child health program, how to access each of the data bases, and assess how they might use the data bases in their own practices
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Organizer(s):Jane Pearson, RN
4:30 PMWelcoming Remarks
4:35 PMDemonstration of The Interactive Atlas of Reproductive Health: A GATHER map server application
Mary D. Brantley, MPH, Daniel G. Shorter, MS, Mary Kay Larson, MPH
4:50 PMEstimating the Burden of Smoking During Pregnancy: A Live Demonstration of MCH SAMMEC
Carole C. Rivera, E. Kathleen Adams, PhD, M. Olufemi Alao, PhD
5:05 PMPatient Flow-Analysis for Windows
William Boyd, MA, Mary Kay Larson, MPH, Daniel M. Wallace
5:20 PMEvidence based outreach: Utilizing visual mapping to target populations with late entry into prenatal care
Heather A. Davidson, MS, Liz Johnson, BS, David S. Cordray, PhD
5:35 PMUsing record linkage in the District of Columbia to find at-risk Children: Developing DC Kids Link
J. Daniel Welsh, MP, Carole S. Amaning, MPH
5:50 PMDiscussion
Organized by:APHA-Technology Theater
Endorsed by:Maternal and Child Health
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA