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Leveraging Telehealth to Improve Access to Care for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Organization: The Children’s Partnership

Primary Contact: Jenny Kattlove

Grant Amount: $ for 12 months

Date Awarded:

Purpose

To analyze existing policies and practices in order to recommend changes that would facilitate the adoption of telehealth technology for CSHCN.

Outcome

Project completed

Related Resources

Telehealth—the use of technology to provide and coordinate health care at a distance—has proven to be an effective tool in making specialized care more accessible for children and youth with special health care needs, but in California providers and families are not using this service to its full potential. A new report explores the barriers to use and proposes some solutions.