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The Center for Health & Health Care in Schools

– This Web site combines information on the core issues that students, young and old, bring to school with guidance on organizational and financing challenges that health and education officials confront in building effective school health services and health promotion programs. The site also provides updates on other key issues such as the health needs of immigrant and refugee children, school drug testing, children’s health insurance, school lunches, HPV vaccinations, eating disorders, and scoliosis screenings.

The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools

Comparing Health Care Quality: A National Directory

– RWJF recently completed an online directory that points the way to locating more than 200 local, state and national performance reports. The reports include information such as how providers delivered care, outcomes for patients, what patients said in surveys about their care experience and cost information. Click here to access the directory.

IHI How to Guides on Improving Transitions in Care

– The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) recently updated its how-to guides on improving transitions in care. Each of the guides was created and updated as part of the STAAR (STate Action on Avoidable Rehospitalizations) initiative, a partnership of IHI and The Commonwealth Fund. Additional materials developed under this initiative are also available at the link below.

How to Guides for Improving Transitions in Care

Learn More about IHI’s STARR Program

Center for Supportive Schools Releases White Papers on School Health and School Nursing in New Jersey

– With funding from New Jersey Health Initiatives, the Center for Supportive Schools has released two new white papers discussing the challenges and opportunities related to promoting the health and well-being of youth, along with the relationship of health and well-being to academic success. Detailing the landscape of both school health and school nursing in New Jersey, each paper identifies opportunities for policymakers, school administrators, and others to drive new actions and strategies for improving youth’s health and well-being in and out of the classroom.

New Jersey School Health: Challenges and Opportunities in Promoting the Health and Wellness of Youth in New Jersey
New Jersey School Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities in Promoting the Health and Wellness of Youth in New Jersey

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