Essilor Vision Foundation’s mission is to eliminate poor vision and its lifelong consequences. We strive to give children a brighter future by helping them see the world more clearly. Since 2007, the Essilor Vision Foundation has provided more than 500,000 pairs of eyeglasses to individuals in need. The Essilor Vision Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public, non-profit organization, based in Dallas, Texas.
Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. Founded in 1945, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We serve 11.3 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the art care delivery, and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education, and the support of community health.
OneSight, a global non-profit 501(c)3, is dedicated to bringing sustainable and urgent vision care solutions to the U.S. and communities around the world who need them most. We believe vision care can become readily available to every community, country, and continent in our lifetime through sustainable models. In the U.S., OneSight works with school-based health providers to provide underserved students and their families year-round access to vision care and glasses through the Focus on Sight Program. Since 1988, OneSight has helped 9 million people in 46 countries see clearly. Twenty-six sustainable Vision Centers operate today, providing permanent access to vision care to more than 5 million people. That number will grow to more than 20 million people by 2020.
At Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield we understand our health connects us to each other. What we all do impacts those around us. So Anthem is dedicated to delivering better care to our members, providing greater value to our customers and helping improve the health of our communities.
The California Endowment, a private, statewide health foundation, was established in 1996 to expand access to quality health care for underserved individuals and communities and to promote fundamental affordable improvements in the health status of all Californians. The Endowment challenges the conventional wisdom that medical settings and individual choices are solely responsible for people’s health. At its core, The Endowment believes that health happens in neighborhoods, schools, and with prevention.
The California Healthcare Foundation is dedicated to advancing meaningful, measurable improvements in the way the health care delivery system provides care to the people of California, particularly those with low incomes and those whose needs are not well served by the status quo. We work to ensure that people have access to the care they need, when they need it, at a price they can afford.
Hazelden Publishing provides products and services to help people recognize, understand, and overcome addiction and closely related problems.
The Aetna Foundation is the independent charitable and philanthropic arm of Aetna. Since 1980, Aetna and the Aetna Foundation have contributed nearly $500 million in grants and sponsorships. As a national health foundation, we promote wellness, health, and access to high-quality health care for everyone. This work is enhanced by the time and commitment of Aetna employees, who have volunteered more than 4.7 million hours since 2003.
Care1st Blue Cross Blue Shield is committed to providing health care that is medically excellent, ethically driven, and delivered in a patient-centered environment that recognizes the positive relationship between health education, a culture of wellness, an emphasis on prevention, and a cost-effective delivery of care.
L.A. Care Health Plan is the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan that provides more than 2 million L.A. County residents with affordable healthcare. As a health plan we contract with doctors and insurance companies to advocate for members and to ensure they are getting the best care, at the most affordable cost available.
Our Lady of the Lake in Baton Rouge is one of the largest private Medical Centers in Louisiana and is committed to building a healthy community through excellence in patient care and education. Our Lady of the Lake includes a Regional Medical Center, dedicated Children’s Hospital, 300-provider Physician Group network, and free-standing emergency room in Livingston Parish.
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan is committed to caring for the medically underserved and those with disabilities and complex health care needs. We work with 26 states plus Washington, DC, providing coverage to more than 6 million individuals. Our programs span acute and long-term care Medicaid plans, The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Special Needs plans, and other federal and state health care programs.
Founded in 1859, the not-for-profit American Dental Association (ADA) is the nation’s largest dental association, representing more than 161,000 dentist members. The ADA is the leading source of oral health related information for dentists and their patients. The ADA is committed to its members and to the improvement of oral health for the public. The vision of the ADA is to be the recognized leader on oral health with its mission to help all members succeed.
Founded in 1923, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is the largest national organization representing the professional interests of the more than 185,000 registered dental hygienists across the country. We believe dental hygienists should be valued and integrated into the broader health care delivery system in order to improve the public’s oral and overall health.
The Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD) is a national non-profit organization representing the directors and staff of state public health agency programs for oral health. ASTDD formulates and promotes the establishment of national dental public health policy, assists state dental programs in the development and implementation of programs and policies for the prevention of oral diseases; builds awareness and strengthens dental public health professionals’ knowledge and skills by developing position papers and policy statements; provides information on oral health to health officials and policy makers, and conducts conferences for the dental public health community.
TeethWisdom is a national 501(c)3 non-profit organization established in 1955 and headquartered in Chicago, IL. While not a direct service charity, TeethWisdowm supports the efforts of “Bringing Healthy Mouths to Life” through its range of partnerships and program efforts. Our mission is to change lives by connecting communities with resources to drive access to care, increase health literacy, and advocate for policies that improve overall health through better oral health for all Americans, especially those most vulnerable.
The following companies will be exhibiting at the 2017 National School-Based Health Convention. In addition to those listed below, the following sponsors also will be exhibiting: Essilor Vision Foundation, OneSight, Blue Shield of California, Care1st Health Plan, Hazelden Publishing, and UnitedHealthcare.
Allergy & Asthma Network
The Allergy & Asthma Network is the nation’s leading patient advocacy organization that works to connect the collaborative care team for people who suffer with allergies, asthma, and related conditions. The Network’s mission is to end needless death due allergies, asthma, food allergies, and related conditions through outreach, education, advocacy, and research.
AMD Global Telemedicine
AMD Global Telemedicine is the pioneer of clinical Telemedicine Encounter Management Solutions to more than 9,000 patient end-points all over the world. Our SBHC customers are using AMD’s Telemed ED telemedicine system to make it simple and easy for a local school nurse to perform a clinical assessment on a child, while simultaneously having a live consult with a healthcare practitioner at another location, without the need for students to leave the campus.
As a resource provider, America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation increases access to oral health care by supporting non-profit clinics and community partners delivering education, prevention, and treatment services for underserved children. Since its inception in 2006, America’s ToothFairy has distributed more than $17 million in donated products, educational materials, and financial grants to improve oral health outcomes for children and youth in need.
Apex is a consulting firm specializing in systems evaluation. We have been working in the education, health, and social service sectors since 1999, providing program planning, evaluation, facilitation, and technical assistance. Our clients are working on social change: changing policies and behaviors at the individual, community, organizational and governmental levels. Evaluation and data can lead to more effective implementation of programs, which, in turn, leads to thriving. Thriving programs. Thriving organizations. Thriving communities and people.
Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, Beyond the Pill
Beyond the Pill is a program of the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health at the University of California, San Francisco. We partner with health care providers, researchers, and educators to improve women’s access to effective contraception and reproductive health care. Beyond the Pill is a science-driven and interdisciplinary team of researchers, clinicians, and educators that contribute to science, policy, and clinical practice change through research, training, and education.
CaliforniaHealth+ Advocates is committed to advancing the mission of California’s community health centers, who provide care to one in seven Californians each year. Community health centers provide comprehensive, high quality health care to everyone who walks through their doors, in a compassionate and culturally sensitive manner. Community health centers include federally qualified health centers (FQHC) and FQHC look-a-likes, community clinics, free clinics, rural health clinics, migrant health centers, Indian health service clinics, and family planning clinics.
California School-Based Health Alliance
The California School-Based Health Alliance is the statewide nonprofit organization helping to put more health services in schools. Formerly known as the California School Health Centers Association, our mission is to improve the health and academic success of children and youth by advancing health services in schools.
Canela Software, Inc.
Canela Software has been developing innovative software since 1996. We are the developers of the 20/20 Vision Acuity testing system which has been in the doctor’s market for more than 16 years. Our newest software, NurseNotes, is an all-in-one, full-featured software program that helps busy school nurses streamline vision screenings and data recording tasks so they can spend more time doing what they love — focusing on the well being of students.
CCTC Allied offers travel allied jobs and travel allied staffing for healthcare professionals and clients throughout the USA. We work hard to establish relationships with prestigious healthcare facilities across the country. We are the starting point for the career you have always dreamed of having.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) is a unique source of support for HIV, STD, and pregnancy prevention efforts in the nation’s schools. DASH provides funding and technical assistance that enables state and local education agencies to deliver HIV and STD prevention programs that are scientifically sound and grounded in the latest research on effectiveness.
Dairy Council of California
The Dairy Council of California is a state government entity funded by California’s dairy farm families and milk processors and overseen by the California Department of Food and Agriculture. We are dedicated to elevating the health of children and parents in California through nutrition education programs that builds lifelong healthy eating habits. We provide research-based nutrition programs at no cost to California schools and community health environments in order to improve accessibility and understanding of nutritious food choices.
The Epilepsy Foundation
The Epilepsy Foundation, a national non-profit with nearly 50 affiliated organizations throughout the U.S., has led the fight against seizures since 1968. The Foundation is an unwavering ally for individuals and families impacted by epilepsy and seizures. The mission of the Foundation is to stop seizures and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), find a cure, and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy through efforts including education, advocacy, and research to accelerate ideas into therapies.
Essential Access Health
Essential Access Health champions and promotes quality sexual and reproductive health care for all through an umbrella of services including clinic support initiatives, advanced clinical research, provider training, patient education, advocacy and consumer awareness. Essential Access Health’s STD prevention program promotes best practices in STD screening, treatment and prevention, and disseminates information to help teens make healthy decisions about their sexual and reproductive health and access health services near them.
ETR (Education, Training and Research) is a 35-year-old nonprofit 501(c)3 whose mission is to advance health and opportunities for youth, families, communities. From concept to scale, ETR designs customized science-based programs and services to positively transform outcomes in four primary areas: • HIV, sexual and reproductive health • Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs • School-based health and wellness • Equity and inclusion in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a science-led global healthcare company – with three world-leading businesses – that researches, develops, and manufactures innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines, and consumer healthcare products. GSK is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better, and live longer.
Iron Bow Healthcare Solutions
Iron Bow Healthcare Solutions empowers providers and patients through the implementation of telehealth. Through our knowledge of the healthcare industry, the depth of our technical expertise, and our workflow process awareness, we enable enhanced patient outcomes through increased access to remote care.
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health
Through grantmaking, research, policy advocacy, and community engagement, the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health supports efforts that promote development of a system that delivers family-centered, high-quality health care and related services. The Foundation also operates kidsdata.org, a program promoting the health and well being of children in California by providing an easy to use resource that offers high-quality, wide-ranging, local data to those who work on behalf of children.
MedBuild is the specialized healthcare division of Modular Space Corporation. We incorporate the latest modular building technologies to deliver high-end turnkey healthcare facilities on an accelerated timeline. Focused on providing a greater return on investment for healthcare providers with a patient-centered approach to the design of healthcare facilities, MedBuild has completed numerous medical facility projects nationwide, including outpatient clinics, school-based facilities, MRI suites, dialysis centers, and emergency room expansions.
Merck & Co., Inc.
Mission City Community Network, Inc
Founded in 1988, Mission City Community Network, Inc. is a full service not-for-profit community health network and a Federally Qualified Health Clinic (FQHC) offering a wide range of services to meet the needs of the underserved community. MCCN’s mission is to provide, advocate, and model quality health care and social services for the uninsured and low income families in communities of Southern California.
Molina Healthcare, a FORTUNE 500, multi-state health care organization, arranges for the delivery of health care services and offers health information management solutions to nearly five million individuals and families who receive their care through Medicaid, Medicare and other government-funded programs in fifteen states.
Moore Medical LCC
Moore Medical LLC is a distributor of medical-surgical supplies, equipment and pharmaceuticals to approximately 120,000 healthcare practices, facilities and organizations in non-hospital settings nationwide. We support medical professionals with products, programs, and ideas to enhance their organizations and improve the health & care of the people they serve.
MouthWatch TeleDent is an integrated and coordinated platform that can integrate with existing telemedicine solutions or as a stand alone system. It’s powerful teledentistry solutions connect dental patients to powerful imaging and professional expertise at the point of care. From easy visual screenings that support preventive oral health care to remote triage of an emergency dental issue, MouthWatch TeleDent™ brings an affordable and effective tool to any existing telemedicine program.
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
The National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center provides support for the Title V community by assisting in the development and promotion of effective strategies to improve oral health services for the MCH population. The resource center collaborates with government agencies, professional associations, foundations, policy and research centers, and voluntary organizations to gather, develop, and share evidence-based or -informed information and provide training and technical assistance to promote sustainable oral health services for the MCH population.
OIC Advance caters to the needs of its clients. Its unit helps address health issues so they feel confident and positive to more efficiently deliver on their job performance. A step to better health! OIC Advance is focused on clearer solutions for today with an eye to the future for better results.
Possibilities for Change
At Possibilities for Change supports health professionals with technology-driven tools that overcome barriers of identifying and addressing risky behaviors in adolescents. Its leading technologies include RAAPS (Rapid Assessment for Adolescent Preventive Services)—a standardized and validated risk assessment and behavior change counseling tool used by school-based health centers nationwide, and ACT Sexual Health—a behavioral sexual health intervention. Discover how we can help you identify risks, improve outcomes, and change lives.
Public Consulting Group Health
PCG Health helps state and local health agencies achieve their performance goals. Our seasoned professionals and proven solutions help agencies increase program revenue, cut costs, and improve compliance with state and federal regulations. From behavioral health cost reporting to public hospital rate setting, PCG Health offers a wide array of consulting services to help state and local health agencies operate more efficiently and improve service to the populations they serve.
School-Based Health Alliance
Founded in 1995, the nonprofit School-Based Health Alliance is the national voice for school-based health care. We provide the field with high-quality resources, training, and motivation and inspiration to excel in their work. School-based health care practitioners, with their distinct expertise, knowledge, and experiences, play a vital role at the intersection of education and health care. By empowering them, we are redefining health for kids and teens.
Universal Specialty Vehicles, Inc.
If you can envision it…we can build it! Universal Specialty Vehicles, Inc. (USV) is family owned and operated, and has been building quality, rugged, long lasting specialty vehicles since 1994. Our vehicles are used nationwide, and can be found serving community health centers, hospitals, non-profit foundations, government agencies, and many well-known universities across the country. It is our mission to provide the best vehicles possible through integrity, reliability, innovation, and outstanding customer service.
Food and Drug Administration
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for promoting and protecting the public health by assuring the safety and efficacy of human and veterinary drugs, vaccines, blood, and other biological products, medical devices and radiation-emitting products; by assuring the safety of food, cosmetics, animal feeds, and dietary supplements; and by regulating tobacco products. The FDA provides health care professionals and consumers information materials to assist in health products or food selection.
WestEd is a nonpartisan, nonprofit research, development, and service agency working with education and other communities throughout the United States and abroad to improve education and other important outcomes for children, youth, and adults. The depth, diversity, and history of our work, coupled with our on-the-ground experience and research-based knowledge, give WestEd staff unique expertise in helping all learners — infants to adults — succeed in school and career.