NEW WEBINAR VIDEO on Bright Futures Guidelines -
Ensuring Bright Futures for Our Nation's Children:Health Plan Strategies for Improving Pediatric Preventive Care
This webinar explored health plan strategies for improving pediatric preventive care by promoting Bright Futures guidelines through provider networks and directly to members. A recording of the event, hosted by NIHCM Foundation and the National Academy for State Health Policy, is now available.
In addition to the video, presentation slides are available.
Bright Futures Guidelines are the standards of care developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics for doctors to use in promoting health and preventing disease. Comments from the public are now being sought through July 29 on this 4th edition of the guidelines. Your input is important to keep families at the center of children's health care.
USDA’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) announces the translation from English into 18 additional languages of the popular guide ChooseMyPlate 10 Tips and the MyPlate icon. The Office of Minority Health and CNPP co-branded the translated tip sheet and are working together to promote them to ensure that individuals, nutrition and health professionals, and other community leaders have access to these helpful resources.
Children aged 8-12 are invited to join a parent or guardian in creating an original MyPlate-inspired recipe that is healthy, tasty, and affordable. Deadline is April 30, 2015.