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Improving Care for Sickle Cell Patients in California

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Marsha Treadwell from Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland talks about the technology her team used to help patients with sickle cell disease as part of NICHQ's Working to Improve Sickle Cell Healthcare (WISCH) initiative. -- About WISCH -- Working to Improve Sickle Cell Healthcare (WISCH) is composed of two programs—the Sickle Cell Disease Newborn Screening Program and the Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Program—aimed at improving screening and follow up for those who have tested positive for sickle cell disease and trait, and improving care across the lifespan for individuals with sickle cell disease. http://www.nichq.org/wisch -- About NICHQ -- The National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ) is an independent, nonprofit organization working for more than a decade to improve children’s health. We help organizations and professionals who share this mission (typically, healthcare professionals and delivery organizations, foundations, government agencies, and community organizations) make breakthrough improvements so children and families live healthier lives. http://www.nichq.org Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/Fvs9/