Quality Improvement Resources and Tools Quality Improvement Resources and Tools The American Academy of Pediatrics seeks to support pediatricians and their care teams through quality improvement in support of the mission that "every child gets the right care every time."The following resources are a collection of quality improvement and implementation tools, organized by topic area, generated by various member groups throughout the AAP. If you have any questions related to any of the content seen below, please contact us. Featured: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is 1 of the most common neurobehavioral disorders of childhood and can profoundly affect children’s academic achievement, well-being, and social interactions. The 2019 Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents replaces the 2011 recommendations. The updated guidelines include the addition of a key action statement related to diagnosis and treatment of comorbid conditions in children and adolescents with ADHD, as well as, two supplements: 1) Implementing the Key Action Statements of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Clinical Practice Guidelines: An Algorithm and Explanation for Process of Care for the Evaluation, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Monitoring of ADHD in Children and Adolescents) and 2) Systemic Barriers to the Care of Children and Adolescents with ADHD). The algorithm outlines the applicable diagnostic and treatment processes needed to implement the guidelines. The new supplement on systemic barriers outlines common barriers that impede ADHD. = Contains Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) Listing of resources does not imply an endorsement by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The AAP is not responsible for the content of external resources.