ABOUT Asthma Bridge is a simple tool for physicians, school nurses, and other health professionals to request community-based support services for children with asthma. Asthma Bridge directs referrals to an approved network of certified and trained professionals who deliver evidence-based home environment assessment and/or self-management education services. This closed-loop referral management provides feedback to the referring individual.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS COVERED You can connect with asthma support services in the following areas: Missouri (all counties). Other states or metropolitan areas may be added in the future.
Improve access to essential community-based services known to be effective for management of childhood asthma.
Coordinate delivery of environment and education support services in collaboration with payers
Support evaluation of outcomes related to environment and education support services
LEADERSHIP TEAM Asthma Bridge is coordinated by a Leadership Team comprised of public health professionals and asthma experts.
Eric Armbrecht, PhD, Lead Evaluator, Missouri Asthma Prevention and Control Program
Ben Francisco, PhD, NP, Associate Professor, University of Missouri School of Medicine
Peggy Gaddy, RRT, MBA, Program Manager, Missouri Asthma Prevention and Control Program
John Kraemer, PhD, Professor, Southeast Missouri State University Center for Environmental Analysis
"Our ambitious goal is assure every child with asthma can benefit from effective community-based support services."
-- Dr. John Kramer, Executive Director, Center for Environmental Analysis at Southeast Missouri State University
CONTACT US For information: please contact our team at 573-651-2355 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Provided by Open Health LLC, St. Louis, MO in collaboration with Southeast Missouri State University Center for Environmental Analysis.