Links

National Organizations
   American Academy of Pediatrics: http://www.aap.org/

   Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services: http://www.cdc.gov/
   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/
   Fuel Up to Play 60: www.fueluptoplay60.com

   Healthcare Reform: http://www.healthcare.gov/
   National Institute of Health: http://www.nih.gov/

State Organizations
   Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS): http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/
   Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC):
     http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/index.shtml
   Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP): http://www.tmhp.com/default.aspx
   Texas Medical Board: http://www.tmb.state.tx.us/

Texas Associations
   Children's Hospital Assocation of Texas (CHAT): http://www.childhealthtx.org/   

Local Pediatric Societies Contacts (PDF) - We encourage all cities and counties to form local societies. If you know of one not on this list, or a new contact, please contact the Membership Services Department with the subject line 'Local Pediatric Societies'.
   Texas Academy of Family Physcians (TAFP): http://www.tafp.org/
   Texas Medical Association (TMA): http://www.texmed.org/ 
   Texas Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society (TAAIS) http://www.taais.org/

TPS Committee Recommendations
   Administration and Practice Management
  
 Adolescence
     girlshealth.govNational Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: http://www.loveisrespect.org/
     Society for Adolescent Medicine: http://www.adolescenthealth.org/
     Tweens and Teens Calcium Needs: www.nichd.nih.gov/milk
    Abuse and Neglect
    Childhood Obesity
    Children with Disabilities
    Community Health Advocacy
    Emergency Medicine
    Fetus and Newborn
    Hospial Care
    Infectious Diseases and Immunizations
   Injury Prevention and Environmental Health
    Legislation

     Texas House of Representatives: http://www.house.state.tx.us/welcome.php
    Medicaid
    Medical Education
    Mental Health
    Parenting 

      Breastfeeding:
        CDC website about breastfeeding: http://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/
        Office of Women’s Health : http://www.4women.gov/breastfeeding 
        Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine: http://www.bfmed.org/.
        Medications and breastfeeding: http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/,  select LactMed
        Coding: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/wichd/bf/protocol.shtm#icdcodes
        Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative: http://www.babyfriendlyusa.org/
      Literacy:
        American Academy of Pediatrics Literacy Toolkit: www.aap.org/literacy/
        Reach Out and Read National Center: http://www.reachoutandread.org/
        Reach Out and Read Texas: http://www.uth.tmc.edu/rortx/
       General Health: 
        Kids Health- Nemours Foundation: http://www.kidshealth.org/
        Healthy Child Care America, website by the AAP:  http://www.healthychildcare.org/
        Healthy Kids: www.healthykids.us/
        Dietary guidelines for children and adults: http://www.mypyramid.gov/

   Pediatric Council
     Texas Association of Health Plans: http://www.tahp.org/

 

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