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Authors discuss the 2019 Framework for Child Health Services

CHDI and Connecticut Children's Office for Community Child Health collaborated on a a new Framework for Child Health Services to provide policymakers, payers, and providers guidance on how to improve the health and well-being of Connecticut’s children and families.
 
The report, "A Framework for Child Health Services" puts forth five recommendations for promoting optimal health, development, and well-being for all children. This is the second Framework written jointly with with Connecticut Children's. The original Framework was published in 2009.
 
In the latest Advancing Kids blog and in a video, the authors of the Framework (CHDI's vice president for health initiatives Lisa Honigfeld and Connecticut Children's Office for Community Child Health executive director Paul H. Dworkin, MD), discuss progress on implementing recommendations from the original Framework. They also share their vision for changing how we organize, deliver, and fund services across systems to improve child and population health.
 

BLOG: A New Framework for Child Health Services

Video

Paul H. Dworkin, MD and Lisa Honigfeld, PhD discuss the 2009 and 2019 Frameworks in this five minute video. Hear their thoughts on how child health services have changed over the past decade and what more needs to be done to ensure children can grow up healthy and thrive.