Well Child Visits

Resource summary

Well child visits are early periodic health screenings, where parents can talk with a health provider about their child’s development and their own parenting questions. Current literature suggests that children who receive well child visits are more prepared to start school and to optimize opportunities for healthy development as they grow.

Read more in the Population Health Guide.

Audience
Care Managers
Community Health Workers
Nurses
Practice Manager
Primary Care Provider (Physician, ARNP, or PA)
Quality Improvement Managers
Social Workers
Practice Type
Primary Care
Resource type
Evidence
Publication date
Sponsoring organization
Washington Health Care Authority