HealthySteps Evidence Summary

HealthySteps Evidence Summary
HealthySteps has significantly positive outcomes for children, their families, and the physicians and practices that serve them.

Young Children and Families Thrive

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HealthySteps improves child health and well-being by supporting perceptual, motor and physical development, strengthening early social-emotional development, and promoting timely and continued care.

  • Screening and Connection to Services
  • Breastfeeding and Age-Appropriate Early Nutrition
  • Social-Emotional Development
  • Timely and Continued Care, and Vaccinations

HealthySteps improves family health and supports a child’s early learning and overall well-being.

  • Screening and Connection to Services
  • Maternal Depression
  • Knowledge of Infant Development
  • Child Safety Practices
  • Risk Factors for Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Early Literacy and School Readiness

HealthySteps supports pediatric primary care practices to improve their patients’ experience and provider satisfaction while lowering health care costs.

  • Patient and Provider Satisfaction
  • Improved Continuity of Care and Vaccination Rates
  • Lower Health Care Costs
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