Welcome to the Fortify Children’s Health Newsroom. Follow our progress with the latest press releases and articles, and stay up to date as we grow our network across Virginia.

JANUARY 29, 2024

Fortify Children’s Health (“Fortify”) is proud to announce that it has earned URAC accreditation in Clinical Integration. URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality by setting high standards for clinical practice, consumer protections, performance measurement, operations infrastructure and risk management. By achieving this status, Fortify Children’s Health has demonstrated its commitment to quality care, enhanced processes, patient safety and improved outcomes.

PRESS RELEASE: Fortify Children’s Health earns URAC accreditation in Clinical Integration

MAY 7, 2021

Fortify Children’s Health was selected as a Phase 1 Winner of the Promoting Pediatric Primary Prevention (P4) Challenge, sponsored by the HRSA Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). MCHB received more than 240 submissions from teams across the nation, including nearly 200 cities, 44 states, and Puerto Rico. They proposed a range of innovations to increase access to and utilization of well-child visits and/or immunizations in primary care settings. A panel of expert advisors and federal judges chose 50 Phase 1 Winners to receive a $10,000 cash prize and move forward to Phase 2 of the Challenge. Fortify’s winning project is focused on increasing adolescent well visit rates among teens living in poverty by leveraging the strength of our clinically integrated network and launching a peer-to-peer social media campaign.

AUGUST 5, 2020

Fortify Children’s Health and Anthem HealthKeepers Plus, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia’s Medicaid plan, have announced a new partnership to bring value-based health care to more than 25,000 of Anthem’s pediatric Medicaid members across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

PRESS RELEASE: Fortify Children’s Health and Anthem HealthKeepers Plus Announce New Partnership to Put Patients at the Center of the Health Care System

APRIL 24, 2020

Afraid of Covid-19, parents are postponing well-child checkups, including shots, putting millions of children at risk of exposure to preventable deadly diseases.

NEW YORK TIMES: Vaccine Rates Drop Dangerously as Parents Avoid Doctor’s Visits

FEBRUARY 24, 2020

We are proud to officially announce Fortify Children’s Health as Virginia’s first pediatric CIN after more than 2 years of development. Read our first press release to learn more about our network and gain insights from some of our dedicated pediatric clinicians.

PRESS RELEASE: Fortify Children’s Health Links Clinicians, Hospitals and Technology Partners to Improve Children’s Health in Virginia