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Connect for Health: Design of a Clinical-Community Childhood Obesity Intervention Testing Best Practices of Positive Outliers
Connect for Health

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues

Resource Subtopic: Diabetes, Behavioral Health.

Keywords: Obesity.

Year Developed: 2016

Resource Type: Template

Primary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: Massachusetts General Hospital for Children (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: HRSA has promoted this multidisciplinary care model as a best-practice for the implementation of childhood obesity multidisciplinary care teams.

Resource Details: The Connect for Health study is designed to assess whether a novel approach to care delivery that leverages clinical and community resources and addresses socio-contextual factors will improve body mass index (BMI) and family-centered, obesity-related outcomes of interest to parents and children.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit