• Addressing Children's Behavioral Health Through School Telehealth Programs

    25 days ago - By Healthcare Leadership Council

    Children are the future, however what does the future hold for our children? The CDC estimates that as many as one out of five children experience a mental disorder in a given year and mental health has become an important public health issue. The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted the rising rates of depression and anxiety resulting from digital addiction, which worsened exponentially during quarantine. The author stated that the digital drug of choice is the equivalent of the hypodermic needle for a wired generation.
    Providing behavioral health services to children, particularly...
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  • Cerebelly: A New Snack Promising To Boost Childrens' Brain Health

    25 days ago - By Momtastic

    You don't need to be a genius to realize that proper nutrition is key for brain development. It's not always easy, however, for parents to know what to feed their kids and it's certainly not always practical to give the healthiest options - especially because variety is so important. That's where Cerebelly comes in. Developed by a practicing neurosurgeon, it's an organic baby food and toddler brand that makes convenient foods formulated with nutrients specifically picked because they support early brain development.
    They make purees - think mixes like pea basil, carrot chickpea and black...
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  • Making Health Care Work for More People: Take a New Look at the Center for Health Care Strategies

    Making Health Care Work for More People: Take a New Look at the Center for Health Care Strategies

    25 days ago - By Center for Health Care Strategies

    For more than 25 years, the Center for Health Care Strategies has worked with committed partners across the nation to ensure better, more equitable outcomes, particularly for people served by Medicaid.
    Today, we're introducing a fresh new look for CHCS, reflecting our focus on making health care more effective, efficient, and equitable. We've updated our website to make it easier for you to find innovative solutions that improve outcomes for the millions of people in the U.S. who face serious barriers to well-being ― like poverty, complex health and social needs, and systemic racism. We...
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  • Engaging Families in Program and Policy Development to Ensure Equitable Health Outcomes for Children

    25 days ago - By Center for Health Care Strategies

    Engaging with families is an effective way to understand community needs and priorities - and an essential strategy for advancing health equity. While health care systems and Medicaid programs increasingly recognize the need to involve patients and families in policy and program development, for too long families have been left out of decision-making processes. As a result, many programs and policies fail to fully address the challenges families face, greatly impacting their health and daily lives and contributing to ongoing health disparities. Recognizing the value of family perspectives...
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