Kathryn Foxhall

MS. FOXHALL is a contributing editor for <i>Contemporary Pediatrics.</i>


AHRQ says obesity-related interventions understudied

September 01, 2012

A number of studies show that some school-based interventions for the prevention of childhood obesity can be effective, says a draft review from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the key federal agency charged with improving quality and effectiveness in health care.

IOM committee mulls future direction

August 01, 2012

We live in a time of such potential for vaccine development that it's difficult to know where to put resources.

Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, Office of Personnel Management push idea of medical home

June 01, 2012

The Federal Employee Health Benefits Program is moving its considerable influence behind the concept of the medical home.

Committee proposes quality measures for Medicaid, children's insurance

February 01, 2010

Through an intense process, a subcommittee advising the federal government has selected 24 areas by which to measure healthcare quality for children covered by Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program.