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MHEALTH INTELLIGENCE: New Laws for Expanding Use of Telehealth Tools Insufficient

The Children’s Partnership, the University of California-Davis Children’s Hospital, the Center for Connected Health Policy, and the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health compiled a report describing the benefits of using telehealth tools among young patients in the pediatric field. Read more. 

MEDIUM: Get Out the Vote for California Children

By Mayra E. Alvarez For the first time in decades, California is in the spotlight for this year’s presidential primary elections. With so much attention on the Golden State, Californians are in a better position to raise the issues that impact the future of our…

VIDA EN EL VALLE: Undocumented children are now covered by Medi-Cal

“The expansion of health coverage to every low-income child in California, no matter where they were born, is an investment in their ability to learn today and contribute to our communities tomorrow,” said Mayra E. Alvarez, President, The Children’s Partnership. Read more.   

CALIFORNIA HEALTHLINE: Brown Signs Bills To Reduce Rx Use Among Foster Children

Kathy Dresslar, director of Sacramento governmental affairs at the Children’s Partnership, in a release said the legislative package “takes critical and significant steps forward in addressing … over-prescription of psychotropics and antipsychotics to children and youth in foster care” (Children’s Partnership release, 10/7).

LA OPINION: Schools Inform You About Medical Coverage for Your Children

“Esto será particularmente importante en la próxima primavera y verano, cuando, por primera vez, los niños indocumentados que son elegibles por sus ingresos calificarán para Medi-Cal”, expresó Kattlove. “Muchas familias ya tendrán cobertura de salud, de tal manera que es fundamental orientarlos acerca de cómo…

UNVISION: California Finds That No Child Should Remain Without Medical Coverage

“Las escuelas quieren promover que los niños tengan una buena salud”, opina Jenny Kattlove, directora de programas para The Children’s Partnership. “Pero muchas de ellas ya están ocupadas con sus funciones diarias y por ello aprecian nuestra ayuda”. El programa All In For Health hace…

CALIFORNIA HEALTHLINE: Telehealth Niche for Special-Needs Kids

“These children … often find their health care needs unmet for a variety of reasons, such as provider shortages, lack of access to specialists, lack of affordable transportation and a number of other barriers,” Vigil said. “But with the increased use of video conferencing, remote…

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