2014 Idaho Summit on Hunger & Food Security
Early Years 2014 Conference
Awards and Recognitions
Hot Topics & Issues
Three free text messages are sent directly to your patient's cell phone each week, timed to the due date or baby's birthday. Messages start at pregnancy and go through the baby's first year. Tips include information on prenatal and infant care, immunizations, postpartum depression, nutrition, oral health, quit smoking, safety and more.
Text BABY to 511411
Affordable Care Act
Idaho Chapter Member Recognized
The American Academy of Pediatrics recognized Scott Snyder, MD FAAP with an award for distinguished service and dedication for his efforts in bringing the medical community and the professional midwives together to orchestra a piece of legislation and scope of practice that works for both parties but most importantly to ensure that Idahos youngest are protected.
Dr. Joyce is Idahos CDC Childhood Immunization Champion
Thanks to Dr. Joyce's willingness to listen and his dedication to vaccine education, many parents in his practice who were previously unwilling to immunize their children have changed their minds. These parents now have fully immunized children, and many are up-to-date on their own vaccines as well.
Child Abuse Prevention
Child Passenger Seat Safety
Children in the Media
Early Brain & Child Development
Ending Childhood Obesity
Electronic Health Records
Healthy Teen Relationships
Idaho Lead Advisory Committee
We need your help!The Idaho Chapter of the AAP is looking for a physician for the Idaho Lead Advisory Committee.If you are interested please contact Sherry Iverson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 208-381-3033.More››
The members of the Idaho Lead Advisory would really appreciate the insight of a Pediatrician here in Idaho. The committee meets quarterly January, April, July, and October for 2 hours. Members may participate via phone conference.Our committee has been active since 2006, and is there is no specific term limit for being a member. This is completely on a volunteer basis. Our committee is comprised of a representative from the following agencies:
(A) Silver Valley Community Resource Center (2)
(B) Head Start Association
(C) A health professional
(D) Parent of a Medicaid child
(E) Representative from Environmental Health
(F) Non-voting, rotating representation from Regional District Health agencies
(G) Representative from the Infant Toddler Program
(H) Representative from the WIC Program
(I) Member at Large
(J) Staffed by the Division of Medicaid (2)
The purpose/mission of the Medicaid Lead Screening Advisory Committee is to provide information and advice to the Administrator of the Division of Medicaid regarding Blood Lead Screening for Idaho Medicaid children through a collaborative relationship with public health entities, educational entities, the Silver Valley Resource Center and private citizens.
(A) Improving parent/family education - The committee will recommend strategies for education efforts to increase the understanding of families on the importance of requesting blood lead screens for their children.
(B) Improve Blood Lead Screening rates by primary care providers through information and education - The committee will recommend information, education and intervention strategies for primary care providers to improve compliance with lead screening requirements.
Congratulations 2014 Immunization Champions!
Idaho Health and Wellness Collaborative for Children (IHAWCC)
We use local, state, and nationwide networking to address the healthcare needs and priorities of children.
Medicaid Incentive Program
Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention
Respiratory Virus Tracking
Smoking, Nicotine Use, and E-Cigarettes
Transitioning to Adult Health Care
Type 2 Diabetes
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