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Title V Technical Assistance Meeting

 Welcome to Pulse...

...  where leaders, researchers, and practitioners in maternal and child health share stories about policies and practices to promote the health of all families.

Staying Focused: The Enduring Commitment of MCH to Families and Outcomes

ben-white-197668 small.jpgIntegrating Behavioral Health into Pediatric Primary Care: Early Lessons

Faced with a troubling gap between how many people need mental health services and how many receive those services, the Florida Department of Health, Office of the Children's Medical Services Managed Care Plan and Specialty Programs set the ambitious goal last year of crafting a project to integrate behavioral health into primary care. [more]

Susan Chacon.JPGFrom the President

The passion and enthusiasm to come together as a maternal and child health community, share ideas, connect, and reaffirm our mission to improve the lives of mothers, children, families, and children with special health care needs is inspiring. [more]

iStock_000023547899_Double.jpgMeasuring What Matters Most

After working in this group setting, I see the benefit of developing logic models as a necessary step for program evaluation. That step builds the bridge between what a program does and the change that will we hope will result.  [more]

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yac.jpgThe Importance of MCH Engagement: A Youth Perspective

As a young person, it's up to me to continue the current work and become more involved in public health. [more]


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How Maternal Mortality Review Committees Can Begin Advancing Health Equity Now

The discussion spotlighted a continuing challenge: Maternal and child health (MCH) programs wrestle with identifying policies and programs that address racial and social inequalities. [more]



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Nutrition for All: Innovative and Inclusive Strategies for MCH

Implementing innovative and inclusive nutrition strategies throughout our public health work is of utmost importance for the maternal and child health populations we serve. [more]



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Developing Strategies for Accessing Services Using Telehealth for Children with Special Health Care Needs and Other MCH Populations

The logistics involved in setting an appointment can be daunting for rural parents.Telehealth uses technology and partnerships to provide services at a distance, offering greater access to care and more opportunities for those in need of services. [more]



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A View from Washington: Your Stories Have Value for Lawmakers

Few members of Congress or state legislatures have strong backgrounds in public health. When we conduct advocacy around public health broadly, and Title V maternal and child health specifically, it's sometimes difficult to identify personal stories to humanize a policy request and make up for this lack of public health experience. Yet nothing is more powerful. [more]


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Data and Trends

An infographic on preliminary evaluation results from the 2018 AMCHP annual conference. [more]

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AMCHP STAFF AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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