Health Information Technology for Children Toolbox

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Health Information Technology for Children Toolbox

Description

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Health Information Technology (IT) for Children Toolbox promotes children’s health and well-being through health IT. This resource is designed to provide concrete health IT tools to families, public and private organizations, and clinicians who provide services to children and their families.

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to Health IT for Children: This module provides a general introduction to the current health IT landscape and a specific view of health IT for children within that landscape. Also included is an overview of current Federal and State initiatives on health IT for children.
  • Cross Sector Planning and Coordination for Children’s Health and Well-being: An Overview Exploration of Major Themes: This module provides resources for those interested in learning about and implementing cross-sector coordination and data sharing initiatives.
  • Facilitating Children’s Enrollment and Retention in Public Insurance Programs Using Health IT: This module provides resources for those interested in learning about enhancing collaboration and the use of health IT to ensure that eligible children are enrolled in public health insurance programs.

Developer:

Health Resources and Services Administration

Funding Sources:

Health Resources and Services Administration

History

Release Date: 2009
Original Summary: November 2009
Last Updated: 10/24/12

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