• Webinar/Call
  • December 18, 2018

CARE Award: Family Partners for Better Care

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Related article/key takeaways: Partnering With Patient Families to Better Care for Children With Medical Complexity

Description: This webinar will focus on how families are essential partners to provide better care for children with medical complexity. Children’s National Health System will discuss development of a parent navigator model and use of telehealth for virtual home visits. Children’s Hospital Colorado will explore understanding care needed and integrating social risk assessment into family profiles.

These webinars are open to hospitals and providers who serve children with medical complexity. There is no fee to attend.


Carolyn Allshouse, Executive Director, Family Voices of Minnesota, CARE Award Faculty

Carl Cooley, MD, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, The Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, CARE Award Faculty

David Keller, MD, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and Clinical Transformation, Children’s Hospital Colorado – Aurora, CO

Shelby Chapman, Director of Patient-Family Experience, Children’s Hospital Colorado - Aurora, CO 

Mark Weissman, MD, Chief, General Pediatrics and Community Health, Children’s National Health System – Washington, D.C.

TjaMeika Davenport, Parent Navigator, Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Children’s National Health System – Washington, D.C.

December 18, 2018 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EST - Eastern Time (GMT-05:00)

About CARE Award

In partnership with 10 children’s hospitals, the Children’s Hospital Association received a three-year $23 million Health Care Innovation Award (HCIA) in round two from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) to test coordinating all resources effectively for children with medical complexity, two-thirds of whom are covered by Medicaid. This webinar series was made possible by Grant Number 1C1CMS331335 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The contents of this webinar series are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or any of its agencies. The research presented here was conducted by the awardee. Findings might or might not be consistent with or confirmed by the findings of the independent evaluation contractor.