Screening for food insecurity in pediatric primary care: A clinic’s positive implementation experiences

Elizabeth Adams, Dana Hargunani, Laurel Hoffmann, Gregory Blaschke, Joanna Helm, Anneliese Koehler

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Abstract

Our project’s purpose was to assess the acceptability of a screening and intervention program to address food insecurity (FI) in pediatric primary care. We implemented systematic FI screening during routine health supervision visits. Our positive results can help to inform implementation of routine FI screening in clinical practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number648742
Pages (from-to)24-29
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Volume28
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 2017

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Keywords

  • Food insecurity
  • Patient-centered care
  • Pediatrics
  • Prevention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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