Clinical Decision Support Tools to Support Screening and Management of Children with Overweight and Obesity
Connect for Health clinical decision support tools are designed to:
- align with existing practice workflows, and internal performance metrics.
- meet the needs of clinicians and staff, and
- ensure high quality care.
Family-facing tools to help clinicians educate patient families and guide discussions around behavioral changes, include:
Patient Education Handouts
that focus on the primary behaviors associated with weight, including sleep, screen time, drink choices, establishing a balanced nutrition plan, and physical activity. Materials on social and emotional health and community resources.
Text Messaging Program
that offers families regular, automated messages for ongoing support and encouragement around behavior change for weight management.