Navigation Links
Centene Foundation for Quality Healthcare Awards Grant to Texas Parent to Parent
Date:2/14/2008

- Medical Education Program Assists Children With Chronic Illness;

Disabilities -

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centene Foundation for Quality Healthcare announced today that it has awarded a $30,000 grant to Texas Parent to Parent (TxP2P) to support its Medical Education Program (MEP). Texas Parent to Parent is a statewide non-profit organization based in Austin, TX, that is dedicated to empowering families of children with disabilities, chronic illness or other health care needs to be strong advocates through parent to parent support, resource referral and education, and by educating professionals about the unique needs of these children.

Advances in medicine and technology mean that a growing population of children with disabilities, chronic illness, or other special health care needs are living at home and actively participating in their communities. The MEP works with pediatric and family practice residents, as well as other medical professionals, to widen their perspective of the needs of these children from hospital and office to the home and community. Family visits, conducted in the home of a family, enhance the physician's understanding of the impact of a child with a chronic illness or developmental disability on family dynamics, thereby building mutual respect and enhancing parent-professional collaboration.

"Many parents with children that have chronic illness or developmental disabilities can become overwhelmed with the medical decisions they are asked to make," said Kathy Bradley-Wells, president, Centene Foundation for Quality Healthcare. "The Medical Education Program offered by Texas Parent to Parent strengthens the level of understanding so needed between parents and physicians. An enhanced relationship built on mutual trust increases the opportunities for parents to make well-informed decisions and to seek help if they have issue with their child's care."

"Our Medical E
'/>"/>

SOURCE Centene Foundation for Quality Healthcare
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Kelli Pedroia, Wife of Red Sox Dustin Pedroia, Joins Melanoma Foundation of New England to Warn About Tanning for the Prom
2. Sun Busters(R) Now Sports The Skin Cancer Foundations Seal of Recommendation
3. Elsevier Foundation announces grants for innovative libraries and new scholars
4. Elsevier Foundation Announces Grants for Innovative Libraries and New Scholars
5. Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Northwestern Memorial Foundation Elect New Members to Board of Directors
6. Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation Awarded CVS/pharmacy Community Grant
7. Chicago Tribune Does Story on Canine Cancer, Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) Effort to Find a Cure - MAF Can Provide Information - Local Angles for a Feature Story
8. The Blue Buffalo Foundation for Cancer Research Sponsors Six Morris Animal Foundation Cancer Studies
9. Alzheimers Foundation of America Attains BBB Seal for Charity Accountability
10. Fourth Annual James E. Marshall OCD Foundation Beyond Beauty Dinner to Honor E. Scott Beattie, Chairman and CEO, Elizabeth Arden, Inc. and Charles H. Townsend, President and CEO, Conde Nast Publications
11. AIDS Healthcare Foundation Shares World Bank, Global Fund Concerns Over Alleged Corruption at Indias NACO
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... LunaDress, with its top dressmaking technologies, has been ... business is showing its latest designs of wedding dresses and ... the company’s CEO, all the fresh new products are designed ... up to 80% off. All the clothes from LunaDress follow ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... VogueQueen is a seasoned and trusted leader who ... are thrilled to have it lead the wedding dress industry ... of prom dresses for the global market. , “The CEO ... and he focuses on continuing the goal of operational excellence ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... The federal court overseeing thousands of vaginal mesh ... District of West Virginia has upheld a $2 million verdict ... trial. In an Order dated January 21st, the Court denied ... C.R. Bard had not proven a miscarriage of justice. (Cisson ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Oceanside,CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 For over 20 ... the Oceanside and Vista area has treated just about ... other personal injury circumstances. And for those same twenty-plus years, ... victims of all those injuries with the best possible doctor. ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 23, 2015 Recently, Weddingshe.com has added ... and has announced its highest annual revenues in the past ... its popular glamorous wedding dresses. , According to the sales ... wedding dress promotions for them in 2015. This point can ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:LunaDress Shows The Latest Styles Of Wedding Dresses In 2015 2Health News:VogueQueen Unveils New Designs of Prom Dresses for 2015 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Industry Leading Chiropractor in Oceanside Joins the Doctors on Liens Network 2Health News:Weddingshe Announces A Special Offer On Its Popular Glamorous Wedding Dresses 2
... 8 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical,International Limited (NYSE: ... of medical devices worldwide announced today it filed ... on Form 20-F that included,audited financial statements for ... of Mindray,s Annual Report on Form 20-F is ...
... Challenge Grant Demonstrate Effectiveness of Public-Private Partnerships to ... LAKES, N.J., May 8 Two days before ... leading global medical technology company, announced its continued ... campaign to vaccinate mothers and children in developing ...
... Software, part of the Elekta Group, has been selected ... during the 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncology,s (ASCO) ... Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, Florida. Chosen according ... the third consecutive year Impac Software ...
... Reached American Diabetes Association,s Recommended Average Blood Sugar ... Novo Nordisk today announced results from ... [rDNA origin] injection), taken once-daily, substantially lowered average ... more active role in their treatment by adjusting ...
... Va., May 8, 2009 AMERIGROUP Corporation (NYSE: ... in the Deutsche Bank 34th Annual Healthcare Conference on May ... begins Monday, May 18 at 2:25pm Eastern Time, can be ... on the investors, page. A replay will be available for ...
... advances likely behind drop in bypass procedures , , FRIDAY, ... advances in heart surgery and improved heart disease prevention ... number of patients in the United States having coronary ... Rates of bypass surgery steadily increased between the late ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Mindray Files Annual Report on Form 20-F with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 2Health News:BD Extends Decade-Long Support for UNICEF's Campaign to Eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus 2Health News:BD Extends Decade-Long Support for UNICEF's Campaign to Eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus 3Health News:BD Extends Decade-Long Support for UNICEF's Campaign to Eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus 4Health News:Impac Software Selected to Present at the Electronic Health Records Lab During 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting 2Health News:Photo: Levemir(R) Once-Daily Substantially Lowered Average Blood Sugar Levels of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in TITRATE(R) Study 2Health News:Photo: Levemir(R) Once-Daily Substantially Lowered Average Blood Sugar Levels of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in TITRATE(R) Study 3Health News:Photo: Levemir(R) Once-Daily Substantially Lowered Average Blood Sugar Levels of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in TITRATE(R) Study 4Health News:Fewer Heart Surgeries Needed as Technology Improves 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... Gem Pharmaceuticals announced today that the initial soft ... Company,s Phase 2 clinical trial.  This open-label study will ... GPX-150 (an investigational medication), in approximately 30 adults as ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150123/170966LOGO GPX-150 ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... UPI ), a medical device company that ... voiding dysfunctions, today reported financial results for the fiscal ... revenue for the Company,s Urgent ®  PC Neuromodulation System ... record, as compared to $3.9 million in the third ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... DIEGO , Jan. 22, 2015  Profil Institute for ... on diabetes and obesity, announced today a new textbook,  ... Development,  published by Springer, a leading global scientific publisher. ... analyze and illustrate techniques for use in early phase ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Gem Pharmaceuticals Announces Enrollment of Initial Patients in its Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of GPX-150 in Sarcoma Patients 2Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 2Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 3Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 4Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 5Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 6Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 7Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 8Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 9Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 10Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 11Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 12Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 13Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 14Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 15Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 16Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 17Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 18New Textbook "Translational Research Methods for Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiometabolic Drug Development" Provides Critical Review Of Current And Emerging Clinical Investigation Methods 2New Textbook "Translational Research Methods for Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiometabolic Drug Development" Provides Critical Review Of Current And Emerging Clinical Investigation Methods 3
... I Instrument program offers state-of-the-art quality in ... maintaining strength and durability. Low profile cutting ... joint spaces. Series I instruments are available ... size and angle required for large and ...
... The Series I Instrument program offers ... low profile, while maintaining strength and durability. ... pathology in tight joint spaces. Series I ... cutting tip style, size and angle required ...
... I Instrument program offers state-of-the-art quality in ... maintaining strength and durability. Low profile cutting ... joint spaces. Series I instruments are available ... size and angle required for large and ...
... series facilitates fast and effective resection of ... shaped meniscal rim. The flat, crescent-shaped tip ... even the tightest joint spaces. Made in ... years of engineering experience in arthroscopy hand ...
Medicine Products: