EHR electronic health record
EPSDT Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment
ERS Economic Research Service
 
FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration
FTC Federal Trade Commission
FY fiscal year
 
GAO Government Accountability Office (previously General Accounting Office)
 
HEDIS Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HIE health information exchange
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HITECH Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health
 
IBCLC International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
IOM Institute of Medicine
IWG Interagency Working Group
 
L.E.A.D. Locate Evidence, Evaluate Evidence, Assemble Evidence, Inform Decisions (framework)
 
MEPS Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
MET metabolic equivalent of task
mPINC Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care
 
NASN National Association of School Nurses
NASPE National Association for Sport and Physical Education
NCCOR National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research
NCHS National Center for Health Statistics
NCI National Cancer Institute
NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
NHIS National Health Interview Survey
NHWS National Health and Wellness Survey


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