Case Study: AllianceChicago Helps Identify Child Lead Exposure Risk

Lead Safe Application Program Interface (Lead Safe API) is a first-of-its-kind clinical decision support tool that helps clinicians identify young children at risk of lead poisoning by leveraging multi-sector data

Here’s a taste of what’s inside

 
Nivedita Mohanty, MD

Aggregating data for prevention
“Decades of data on lead prevalence exist, but data silos impede its potential impact on addressing disparities that are perpetuated due to social determinants of health.

“Any investment you make in early childhood development has huge returns for society at large. To be able to ensure kids are optimally positioned to succeed has so many benefits, and addressing the lead issue is a critical part of that.”

Nivedita Mohanty, MD
Chief Research Officer – AllianceChicago