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CHF in the News

CBS News
4/24/2009

A white paper-titled “The Recession Generation: Detroit’s Children at the Center of the Nation’s Economic Crisis”--from Children’s Health Fund highlights the adverse impact the recession is having on children, especially in the fabled and fading Motor City, Detroit. Read more »

New York Times. Bob Herbert
4/21/2009
 

Dr. Irwin Redlener, President of Children’s Health Fund (CHF), comments on the plight of America’s children in this serve economic downturn, and discusses what CHF is doing to help, including initiating an upcoming free weekend of care in Detroit as part of CHF’s Kids Can’t Wait campaign.

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On March 11, 2009, Dr. Redlener and Paul Simon met with members of congress to discuss Children's Health Insurance, and access to health care for the poor. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi thanked Paul Simon for his efforts in passing the Children's Health Insurance Program.

C-SPAN March 5, 2009

Event marks the beginning of Obama Administration's efforts to develop consensus on national health reform objectives and strategies. 

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New video features Children's Health Fund Referral Management Initiative, which is designed to ensure that children in high-risk populations have access to specialty care.

Learn More About CHF's Referral Management Initiative 

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Huffington Post. Irwin Redlener, M.D.
2/24/2009

Dr. Irwin Redlener, President of the Children’s Health Fund (CHF), discusses the challenges of fully obtaining health care for all children. Read more » 

The Star-Ledger. Philip Read
2/22/2009

Funded in part by American Idol’s Idol Gives Back, the Children's Health Fund's New Jersey Project launched a mobile clinic in Newark to provide health care services to underserved children.  Read more »

President Obama signs bill into law.

On February 4th, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the State Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009.  Thank you for all of your hard work in sending letters and messages to your lawmakers.
Read more in our Advocacy Action Center »

CharityHappenings.org
1/29/2009

Comedians Charles Grodin and Lewis Black teamed up at Gotham Comedy Club for a performance benefitting the Children’s Health Fund. Read more »

A rural Arkansas community health clinic and a mobile New York City clinic are worlds apart. Or, are they?

Washington, DC (January 28, 2009) - With the $20 billion for healthcare IT in the economic stimulus legislative package under review by Congress, a comparison of two seemingly disparate community health organizations – from rural Arkansas to urban New York – use electronic health records (EHRs) to improve the quality of care provided to patients and lower the costs of that care.

Read the HIMSS Press Release »