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Publications

Abstracts for research papers, reports, and commentaries that are supported in part or in full by the ABP or ABP Foundation or on which ABP staff serve as authors – and have been published in major journals – are provided below.

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Althouse LA, Stockman JA 3rd
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
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This report, which is part of a series discussing workforce trends for general pediatrics and related subspecialty areas, highlights the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) workforce data for pediatric gastroenterology. Readers are encouraged to read the initial report1 in the series, because it provides information about general pediatrics and summary information about other ABP subspecialties. In 1990, pediatric gastroenterology became the eighth ABP subboard to offer a certification examination, with the first examination yielding 275 board-certified pediatric...

Miles PV
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
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Healthcare providers are currently involved in a transformation around quality as profound as the changes that occurred 100 years ago after the Flexner report. The ability to define quality as the gap between care that is being delivered and care that could be delivered, based on best evidence and the development of quality measures, has led to documentation of significant unexplained variation in care even in the best of healthcare organizations. Identifying causes of variation is an important step in finding leverage points for improvement.

Althouse LA, Stockman JA 3rd
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
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This report, which is part of a series discussing workforce trends for general pediatrics and related subspecialty areas, highlights the American Board of Pediatrics’(ABP) workforce data for pediatric emergency medicine. Readers are encouraged to read the initial report1 in the series because it provides information regarding general pediatrics and summary information about other ABP subspecialties.

Althouse LA, Stockman JA 3rd
2006
Journal of Pediatrics
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This report, which is part of a series discussing workforce trends for general pediatrics and related subspecialty areas, highlights the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) workforce data for pediatric rheumatology. Readers are encouraged to read the initial report1 in the series, as it provides information regarding general pediatrics and summary information about other ABP subspecialties. In 1990, pediatric rheumatology became the 10th ABP subboard to offer a certification examination, with the first examination yielding 87 board-certified pediatric rheumatologists.

Freed GL, Nahra TA, Venus PJ, Schech SD, Wheeler JR
2005
Journal of Pediatrics
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Objective
To assess whether primary care physicians, via referrals or other mechanisms, are now providing proportionally less care for children with specific common diagnoses, thus driving greater demand for specialist services.

Study Design
Secondary data analysis (1993-2001) from one of the largest commercial healthcare organizations in the United States. Evaluation and management (E/M) common procedural terminology (CPT) visit codes and International Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes pertaining to asthma, constipation, headache,...