Kids Whose Parents Use a Personal Health Record More Likely to Attend Well-Child Visits


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According to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in The Journal of Pediatrics, kids whose parents used a personal health record were more likely to attend six or more of the nationally recommended well-child care visits by 15 months of age.

The study is part of Kaiser Permanente's efforts to present transformational health research about pediatric health. The study, which comprised more than 20,000 children enrolled at Group Health Cooperative, also found that children with chronic conditions like asthma and heart disease were even more likely to be hospitalized when they missed visits.


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