PCMH Kids Stakeholders: Prenatal/Pediatric Mental Health Services in RI

  • 12 Oct 2021

PCMH Kids October Stakeholder meeting provided another opportunity to hear from Quatia "Q" Osorio, BSBA CCHW, CLC, MCHS CPE MCHW, Doula, Founder of Our Journ3i, and past member of the Women’s Health Council Planning Committee.  Access to doula services is estimated to increase based on anticipated inclusion of doula services in Medicaid fee schedules. Margaret Howard, PhD, Women & Infants Hospital continued to address prenatal care with PCMH Kids stakeholders by sharing information about the MomsPRN program and how it can help pediatricians and their families. Sara Hagin, PhD, Bradley Hospital, wrapped up the meeting reviewing expanded services offered by PediPRN to better help pediatricians meet the mental health needs of their patients. Presentation can be found here.

Mark your calendars, Virtual Coffee Breaks with Drs Flanagan and Lange continue, November 4 and December 2, 7:30-8:00AM. These are meant to be informal opportunities to touch base, share and learn from each other. Come with your breakfast drink of choice. Slippers allowed.