Children’s Health Fund provides information on a wide array of topics related to the health care needs of medically underserved children and their families. Here you can find articles published in peer-reviewed journals, conference presentations, and white paper-advocacy briefs on topics that include asthma, early childhood development, health information technology, homeless children, the medical home model, childhood obesity, specialty referral management, transportation, and the medical and mental health needs of children following a disaster. These publications describe the need of medically underserved children and families, discuss program development and models to meet these needs, and include data that can be used to support advocacy for informed local and national health policy.
Specific areas of research and advocacy at CHF include:
Improving health outcomes and reducing disparities by integrating evidence-based models in primary care for conditions such as pediatric asthma
The enhanced medical home model as the gold standard of care for medically underserved children
Innovative strategies to manage childhood obesity
The health and development of homeless children
Medical and mental health needs of children on the Gulf Coast following Hurricane Katrina
Use of health information technology to reduce health disparities and improve outcomes
Transportation as a hidden barrier to health care access
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David M. Abramson, PhD; Yoon Soo Park, MS; Tasha Stehling-Ariza, MPH; Irwin Redlener, MD. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, Published online August 23, 2010 (abstract).
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Developed by The Division of Community Pediatrics (DCP), Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and The Children’s Health Fund (CHF). These include: "Homeless Family Facility Nutrition Guidelines”, “Improving the Nutrition Status of Homeless Children: Guidelines for Homeless Family Shelters”, and an appendix providing nutrition resources and internet-based resources, nutrition screening tools and selected examples of “Best Practice” shelters.
|Improving the nutrition status of homeless children: Guidelines for homeless family shelters (HFSNI-report.pdf)||379.76 KB|
|Appendix (HFSNI-appendix.pdf)||2.56 MB|
|Homeless Family Facility Nution Guidelines (nutritionguidelines.pdf)||78.07 KB|