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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.

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Huffington Post. Irwin Redlener, M.D.

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

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.
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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.

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Imaging Technology News. Cristen C. Bolan

Siemens Medical Solutions USA donated a new Ysio digital radiography system to the Children’s Health Fund (CHF) for an online auction. All proceeds will benefit CHF. Read more »

Washington Post. Shailagh Murray and Ceci Connolly

Dr. Redlener expresses his concern that the revival of the Child Health Bill will take the pressure off of Congress to move further on child health issues. Read more »