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27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- La Rabida Children's Hospital's Medical Home programs for children with special health care needs has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 Jackson Healthcare Hospital Charitable Services Awards.
The recent publication of the results from the 2009-2010 National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs, sponsored by federal agencies and private foundations, provides an update, at the national and state levels, of the estimated number of children with special health care needs (SHCN), their particular needs, health insurance, availability of services, their impact on their family and numbers of related issues.
8220;Kids with special health care needs don't 'fit' into our routine emergency response protocols,” said Jesse Alba, Assistant Chief of Operations for the City of Waukesha Fire Department.
GAO also analyzed data from the Health Resources and Services Administration-sponsored 2005-2006 National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs on barriers to accessing needed services.
Among families caring for children with disabilities (that is, those with functional limitations in one or more domains), the social and economic burden of the child's special health care needs is significant (Bauman, Silver, & Stein, 2006; Boyle, Decoufle, & Yearginallsopp, 1994; Meyers, Lukemeyer, & Smeeding, 1998; Parish & Cloud, 2006; Parish, Cloud, Huh, 8: Henning, 2005; Robbins, Dollard, Armstrong, Kutash, & Vergon, 2008).
35 million over three years to create and operate the National Health Care Transition Center for Youth with Special Health Care Needs.
Nurses administer more than 9,000 medications per year, and 37 percent of students in the district have special health care needs.
Children with special health care needs (CSHCN) present a complex challenge to the medical system.