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All Kids Count: The Importance of a 2020 Census Complete Count for Central Texans

Friday, April 26, 2019

Every ten years a constitutionally-mandated census is conducted by the United States Census Bureau to determine the distribution of the nation’s population. With the 2020 Census fast approaching, efforts by several organizations are underway to ensure that census takers are able to gather a complete count of everyone in the nation. Read more about the… Continue Reading All Kids Count: The Importance of a 2020 Census Complete Count for Central Texans

Designing a Family-Centered Care Plan for Children with Special Needs

Friday, October 19, 2018

Children’s Comprehensive Care Clinic was funded by the Community Health Peer Learning Program (CHP) to provide a patient-controlled common technology platform that improves care coordination for families of children with medical and behavioral complexity in Austin, TX. The platform brings together individuals and entities involved of the care of the child, with the family at… Continue Reading Designing a Family-Centered Care Plan for Children with Special Needs

The Suburbanization of Poverty: The Geography of Childhood Poverty in and around Austin

Friday, September 30, 2016

The following is a project summary written by Sam Tedford, a former intern, regarding her work on childhood poverty in Austin while at COH. In recent years, Austin has settled in near the top of the list of fastest growing cities in the United States. And though we know that the city is rapidly growing, there is still… Continue Reading The Suburbanization of Poverty: The Geography of Childhood Poverty in and around Austin

COH Welcomes Dr. Anjum Khurshid

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The health care delivery and health planning landscape in the Austin MSA is changing rapidly. COH desires for itself and for the benefit of its community partners to add value to the strategic initiatives being established at the Dell Medical School (DMS) and by other governmental, nonprofit, and health-focused entities in Central Texas. COH enjoys… Continue Reading COH Welcomes Dr. Anjum Khurshid

The Link Between Traffic Collisions and PTSD

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Many children injured in traffic collisions develop subsequent symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) according to a newly published study from Sweden.[1] As many as one-third of children brought to the emergency department (ED) after sustaining a traffic injury “fulfilled diagnostic criteria” for PTSD after one month, with 23% still showing symptoms three to six months… Continue Reading The Link Between Traffic Collisions and PTSD