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National Institute for Health Care Management Research and Educational Foundation. 2011. Partnering to promote healthy babies. Washington, DC: National Institute for Health Care Management Research and Educational Foundation, 2 pp. (Promising practices: Women, children and adolescents)

Annotation: This fact sheet from the Promising Practices: Women, Children and Adolescents program provides an overview of the text4baby mobile service, including examples of the role of health plans in promotion, enrollment, evaluation, expansion, and outreach.

Contact: National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation, 1225 19th Street, N.W., Suite 710, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 296-4426 Fax: (202) 296-4319 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Collaboration, Consumer education materials, Electronic mail, Health promotion, MCH programs, Maternal health, Pregnant women, Prenatal education

Wright G. [1998]. Family Empowerment and Service Coordination on the Information Superhighway [Final report]. Lincoln, NE: Center on Children, Families, and the Law, 46 pp.

Annotation: The overall aim of this project was to establish and evaluate the Nebraska Network for Children and Families (NNCF). This project: (1) Established the management structure, including a project management committee and a community-based, multicultural project advisory committee; (2) established the NNCF system and recruited and trained parent and professional users; (3) developed family-centered, culturally competent information resources pertinent to health care reform, the service delivery system, and parenting or caring for children with special health care needs; and (4) demonstrated that NNCF participation enhanced professional leadership toward family-centered, culturally competent, community-based care. NNCF was made Internet accessible. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Children with Special Health care Needs, Communication Systems, Electronic Bulletin Boards, Electronic Mail, Families, Health Care Reform, Information Networks, Online Systems, Parent Networks


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.