Learn more about new grants from the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health aimed at helping families of children with special health care needs to monitor and manage the care of their children.
As the first round of grants for the California Community Care Coordination Collaborative (5Cs) comes to a close, we occasionally will feature lessons learned about how to address care coordination in local communities, along with products these coalitions have developed that may be of use to others. In this post, we feature the Collaborative Checklist developed by one coalition to assess the evolution of its work over the grant period. Six of the county coalitions adopted the tool.
Public health nurse Janine Woods has an insider’s view of the unique challenges faced by foster children with special health care needs—and the social welfare and medical professionals trying to help them.
As president and CEO of the California Children’s Hospital Association, Ann-Louise Kuhns usually has children with special health care needs on her mind, but never more than now when the California Children’s Services program is undergoing a major transformation and funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program remains uncertain.