• SOURCE: Journal of the American Medical Association

Slated Version: Comprehensive Care For Chronically Ill Children, Reduced Hospitalizations, E-R Visits



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B-ROLL Picture of “Maverick” at birth with his mom DAVID “MAVERICK” INFANTE WEIGHED JUST ONE POUND WHEN HE WAS BORN. SOT/FULL Lupe Flores - Maverick’s Mom (Quick Super) Super@ :05 Runs:02 “They didn’t think Maverick was going to make it.” 12:30:45-12:30:46 B-ROLL Maverick in his car seat playing with toy THIS IS MAVERICK TODAY. NATSO/FULL Runs:04 “…how is Maverick doing…he’s doing wonderful…he’s doing well…yes sir…” B-ROLL Cu of Maverick’s ventilator being checked by Dr. Mosquera, Maverick getting vaccinated and crying, cu of Dr. Mosquera, Maverick being held by nurse HE STILL REQUIRES A VENTILATOR TO SUPPORT HIS BREATHING. BUT LIKE ANY OTHER 18-MONTH-OLD, HE’S ALSO NOT FOND OF VACCINATIONS. MAVERICK IS RECEIVING COORDINATED CARE FROM DOCTORS, NURSES, AND OTHER SPECIALISTS, ALL IN ONE PLACE AT ONE TIME. THIS CONCEPT IS CALLED A MEDICAL HOME. SOT/FULL Jon E. Tyson, M.D., M.P.H., - University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Super@:28 Runs:06 “It’s really important to be able to go one place to get both your primary care and your specialty care.” SOT/FULL Ricardo A. Mosquera, M.D., - University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Super@:33 Runs:06 “We are there all the time for them, if they have questions they can contact us anytime.” B-ROLL Maverick on gurney going down hall, nurse practitioner walking down hall and talking on cell phone, another nurse practitioner on the phone with family CARE DOESN’T STOP WHEN PATIENTS PHYSICALLY LEAVE THE CLINIC. THE STAFF PROVIDES EACH FAMILY WITH THEIR CELL PHONE NUMBERS AND THEY ARE FOLLOWED UP WITH BY A NURSE PRACTITIONER. NATSO/FULL Runs:02 “…does he have a fever…?” B-ROLL Dr. Mosquera and Dr. Tyson walking in hospital lobby with co-author, Dr. Mosquera examining Maverick, Mom and nurse watching, Dr. Mosquera looking in Maverick’s ears DOCTORS RICARDO MOSQUERA AND JON TYSON FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT HOUSTON AND CO-AUTHORS EXAMINED THE OUTCOMES FOR TWO GROUPS OF HIGH-RISK, CHRONICALLY ILL CHILDREN. ONE GROUP RECEIVED CARE AT THE COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL HOME. THE OTHER GROUP RECEIVED USUAL CARE FROM THEIR REGULAR MEDICAL PROVIDERS. BOTH GROUPS WERE FOLLOWED FOR ABOUT 2 AND A HALF YEARS. SOT/FULL Ricardo A. Mosquera, M.D.,- University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Super@1:08 Runs:20 (Video covering 2nd half of bite: Dr. Mosquera with Maverick and his mom) “Children who received the primary care in our comprehensive clinic had 40 to 60 percent less hospitalizations, ER visits and ICU admissions. The cost for a patient per year in our comprehensive clinic is ten thousand dollars less than the traditional care.” GXF FULL JAMA COVER THE STUDY APPEARS IN JAMA, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. SOT/FULL Jon E. Tyson, M.D., M.P.H., - University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Super@1:31 Runs:08 “Anything that simplifies the care for the parents, for children with such complex problems is going to help.” B-ROLL Lupe and nurse talking LUPE CREDITS THE ENTIRE TEAM FOR KEEPING MAVERICK OUT OF THE HOSPITAL SINCE HE WAS ORIGINALLY DISCHARGED. NATSO/FULL Runs:05 “…h-i-j-k-l-m-n-o-p…” (nurse singing) SOT/FULL Lupe Flores - Maverick’s Mother Super@1:49 Runs:06 (Video covering 2nd half of bite: cu of Maverick on moms lap) “Maverick is going to get through this and he’s going to show everyone that miracles do really happen.” B-ROLL Maverick on moms lap, slo mo to freeze frame CATHERINE DOLF, THE JAMA REPORT.
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