Sujani Kakumanu, MD, Awarded Cooperative Agreement from DHHS

Congratulations to Sujani Kakumanu, MD, FAAAAI, on her 1-year, $100,000 award entitled, “Improving school health partnerships, health literacy and coordination of pediatric asthma care by forging a novel health information exchange in Madison, Wisconsin.” This cooperative agreement, funded by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), aims to clearly identify the school nurse as an integral member of the child’s care team and create a community asthma collaborative between nurses in the Madison Metropolitan School providers, using the electronic medical record (EMR) to facilitate health information exchange (HIE) and communication.