Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Learning Collaborative

Status: Complete

WHAT: A project to implement a model for care for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

WHO: Forty pediatric practices, almost entirely based in North Carolina.

WHEN: From 2000 to 2003

FUNDER: The project was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD).

NICHQ'S ROLE: Facilitated a Breakthrough Series learning collaborative to apply quality improvement methodology to the treatment of ADHD in children. Provided an environment for rapid-cycle testing and the robust exchange of ideas with the support of world-class ADHD and quality improvement experts.

Read more about the impact of this project in our case study.

Project Publication

Homer CJ, Horvitz L, Heinrich P, Forbes P, Lesneski C, and Phillips J. Improving care for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: assessing the impact of self-assessment and targeted training on practice performance. Ambulatory Pediatrics 2004; 4(5): 436-441. SourceExternal Link