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Title V Technical Assistance Meeting

 January/February: A Look Back, A Look Forward

Eileen Forlenza.jpgFROM THE PRESIDENT

By Eileen Forlenza
President of the Board of Directors, AMCHP

I am mindful of the uncertainty in our midst. Change is the most predictable constant in our work! Yet, MCH champions across the country have consistently demonstrated their tenacity and commitment to women's and children's health. [more]

Lori's Headshot.jpgFROM THE CEO

By Lori Tremmel Freeman, BS, MBA
Chief Executive Officer, AMCHP

Sometimes a year goes by, and you are amazed at the swiftness with which it came and went. Sometimes, you enjoy looking at that year in your rearview mirror in anticipation of the year ahead. Sometimes you worry about what's ahead and plan the best you can. 2016 was that kind of year. [more]

data_sufficiency_1 (1).jpgEPIDEMIOLOGY AND EVALUATION:
Informing MCH Through Data, Assessment and Evidence-Based Practice

Data and information assist with descriptive measures of health and health-related services and can be used to demonstrate the impacts of interventions, administrative policies and laws/regulations on the health of mothers, children and families. To support effective use of health data and information... [more]

iStock_000080659993_XXXLarge.jpg​FAMILY ENGAGEMENT:
A Look Back, A Look Forward

We started the year by reimagining the role of our family leader on staff to emphasize that family engagement is cross-cutting. This change aligns the staff role with the expanding needs of family/consumer engagement, guarantees that families are part of the work we do across the organization and ensures that the family leader role receives proper organization support. [more]

United_States_Capitol_-_west_front (1) (1).jpg​A VIEW FROM WASHINGTON

After an intense campaign season, the new president has taken office, and he and his allies in Congress are beginning work that could have major implications for maternal and child health policy in the United States. [more]

nisa and kiyonna (1).jpgWORKFORCE AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT:
Building MCH Capacity

The Leadership Lab requires a 10-month commitment by participants. During this timeframe, participants engage in some of the following activities: being matched with a mentor/peer and charged with crafting an individual development plan; completing self-directed learning modules; and joining... [more]

iStock_000044018552_Double.jpg​CHILD & ADOLESCENT HEALTH:
Reflections on a Year of Collaboration and Improvement and a Look to the Future

While the team developed many products and resources, collaborative learning and quality improvement were a significant focus of the way we supported states in 2016 and plan to in 2017.  [more]

brushing-teeth-787630_1920 (1).jpgWOMEN'S AND INFANT HEALTH:
Advancing Equity and the Power of Multidisciplinary Teams

Specific focus areas constantly evolve to reflect the changing needs of our membership. In 2016, the WIH team used diverse means to deliver technical assistance and support across topics in women's and infant health, including learning collaboratives, implementation of rapid-cycle... [more]

15128895_10155435611094460_2890466562295992045_o (1).jpgHEALTH SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATION:
Evolving for Changing Times

As we start the new year, this AMCHP team has a note-worthy announcement. In January, the AMCHP Health Reform Implementation team formally changed its name to the Health Systems Transformation team. The HRI team was formed in 2011, following passage of the Affordable... [more]

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AMCHP STAFF AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Meet the AMCHP staff and elected Board of Directors. [more]