Community Asthma Initiative In the News

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CAI was featured in the Boston Children's Hospital's Pediatric Health Blog, Thriving, highlighting Margie Lorenzi, one of the program's Community Health Workers, and one patient's experience with the program. 

Children's Community Asthma Initiative (CAI) has been selected to receive the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 2010 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management for their exemplary efforts to deliver high-quality asthma care that includes environmental controls. Read more to learn how CAI has improved asthma care and reduced hospitalizations.

We help children, who live in communities close to Children's have active and healthy lives. We provide them with health education, home assessments, case management, primary care and community outreach services focused on living with and managing asthma.

Boston Children’s is so much more than a hospital—it’s a community of researchers, clinicians, administrators, support staff, innovators, teachers, patients and families, all working together to make the impossible possible. ”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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