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Two New Members Elected to
NICHQ’s Board of Directors

NICHQ has welcomed Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, Ph.D., MPA-URP, and Gregory Serrao to its board. Each brings unique expertise to our work in improving children’s health, including extensive experience addressing social determinants of health and improving care for children with special healthcare needs.
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Dolores Acevedo-Garcia and Gregory Serrao

New Issue Brief on Contraceptive
Use and Postpartum Care

The National Academy for State Health Policy and NICHQ have released a new issue brief with examples of state Medicaid agencies incentivizing the effective use of contraceptives and accessible postpartum care to promote healthy birth spacing.
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NICHQ Medicaid Women Brief

4 Key Considerations for Engaging
Families in Public Health

Kelley Devlin, MPH, RD, a project manager at NICHQ, shares insights for including families and communities in public health initiatives based on her experiences speaking to families from around the country.
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Kelley Devlin

Community Health Workers Support
Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

Consistent care is key for ensuring that patients with sickle cell disease can manage their pain and symptoms. Community health workers provide support to these patients and can address specific barriers for treatments.

Doctor Checking Patient

Visualizing and Aligning Aims Help
Boost Leaders’ Support for QI

Quality improvement (QI) depends on continuous support from organizations and their leadership. Creating QI goals that bolster other initiatives will lead to greater engagement from leaders and other key stakeholders.
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QI Tips: Visualizing and Aligning Aims


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