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Session: The Influence of Finance and Policy Decisions on Systems Changes and Health Outcomes
4048.0: Tuesday, November 07, 2006: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
The Influence of Finance and Policy Decisions on Systems Changes and Health Outcomes
This session will present research on a variety of topics about how public policies influences access to critical health services and health outcomes particulary as they relate to mothers, children and families.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participants will be able to: 1. Identify potential barriers to health care as a result of public policies. 2. Describe the various activites that are in place to improve planning and policies that affect the maternal and child population.
Organizer(s):Jane Pearson
Molly McNulty, JD
Moderator(s):Jane Pearson
8:30 AMWelcoming Remarks
8:40 AMImpact of new insurance coverage on dental and vision health for undocumented children in Santa Clara County, California  [ Recorded presentation ]
Embry M. Howell, MSPH, PhD
9:00 AMSix-Year Trend in Program Efforts to Improve Maternal and Neonatal Care  [ Recorded presentation ]
John Ross, PhD, 'Demi Adelaja, MPH, Lori Bollinger, PhD
9:20 AMRacial profiling and its effect on prenatal care at a county clinic in Arizona  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jonathan Zed Cartsonis, MD, Curt Bay, PhD, Dean Coonrod, MD, MPH
9:40 AMFuture Search: A systems and policy change strategy for MCH program planning
Richard Allan Aronson, MD, MPH, Sheryl Peavey, Sandra Janoff
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Public Health Nursing; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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