Archive for October, 2011

Oct 31 2011

Family to Family Health Information Centers Featured in AMCHP Newsletter

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The Family to Family Health Information Centers are featured in the October edition of the Association of Maternal Child Health Programs (AMCHP) newsletter. To read the article, go to: http://www.amchp.org/AboutAMCHP/Newsletters/Pulse/October2011/Pages/default.aspx

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Oct 31 2011

HHS Secretary Adopts Recommendation to Add Critical Congenital Heart Disease to the Uniform Newborn Screening Panel

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On September 21, 2011, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius adopted the recommendation from the HHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children (SACHDNC) to add screening for critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) to the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel. For more information, go to: www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/mchbadvisory/heritabledisorders/

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Oct 12 2011

Webinar on Telehealth and Federal and State Laws

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The National Network of Telehealth Resource Centers presents a webinar entitled “Your Telehealth Program: Are You Following Federal and State Laws and Regulations?” on October 20th at 2:00pm EDT.

To join the meeting, go to: https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/sbtelehealth/ You can test your connection at https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm

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Oct 06 2011

AMCHP-hosting national webinar on October 12th on optimizing health care reform

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The Association for Maternal Child Health Programs, with support from The Commonwealth Fund, is hosting a webinar entitled Optimizing Health Care Reform to Integrate Service Delivery Systems for Women, Children, and Their Families. The webinar is being held on October 12th at 12:30pm EST.

The webinar will highlight the efforts of state Title V MCH programs and their partners to integrate health care service delivery systems focused on improving the health of women, children and their families. To register for the webinar, go to: https://cc.callinfo.com/cc/schedule/display.do?udc=18t1xla99k91a

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Oct 06 2011

Family-to-Family Health Information Centers Highlighted

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Family-to-Family Health Information Centers are being highlighted as part of this year’s national observance of Child Health Day, October 3, 2011. This year’s theme is Helping Children Lead Healthy Lives and the recognition of the work that F2F HICS do to help children and youth with special health care needs be healthy is well deserved.

A special feature was created on the Family Voice’s website which is directly linked from the Child Health Day page on the MCHB site. A video was also developed to highlight the work of the F2Fs and can be found at: www.fv-ncfpp.org/child-health-day

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