S.P.R.O.U.T.

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SPROUT is a multicentered collaborative research network dedicated to establishing an evidence base for pediatric telehealth.

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​Our Vision:

Children receive the best healthcare: Anywhere, Anytime

Our Mission:

Promote, develop, and disseminate multicenter value-driven research on pediatric telehealth

Our Values:

Studies conducted and promoted by SPROUT are:
Collaborative
Impactful
Industry-neutral
Rigorous

Our Objectives:

Identify best practices for implementation of pediatric telehealth
Determine the impact of telehealth on healthcare quality
Establish a network of institutions to conduct collaborative research on pediatric telehealth​

Ex​ecutiv​e Committee:​
John Chuo MD, MS, IA, FAAP, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Alison Curfman MD, MBA, FAAP, Mercy Clinic St. Louis
Christina Olson MD, FAAP, Children's Hospital Colorado
S. David McSwain MD, MPH, FAAP, Medical University of South Carolina

Topic Working Groups (TWG):
School-based
Outpatient Subspecialty
Critical Care
Behavioral Health
Literature Review
Neonatology
Care of Complex Patient
Metrics
Patient Centered Medical Home

Relevant Publications: 

Olson, Christina A., McSwain, S. David, Curfman, Alison L., and Chuo, John. “The Current Pediatric Telehealth Landscape.” Pediatrics. 2018 Mar, 141(3). DOI: 10.1542/peds.2017-2334.

Upcoming Conference:
2019 National Telehealth Research Symposium
September 11-13
Chicago, Illinois

For questions or to join contact us:
Jessie Leffelman at jleffelman@aap.org or (630) 626-6198

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