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Quality Improvement Strategies for LTBI Screening, Testing, and Treatment in AA and NH/PI-serving Health Centers: EHR Template Development Learning Collaborative – June 2022

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues, Quality Improvement, Special and Vulnerable Populations, Workforce

Keywords: Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs), Clinical Coding, Data Collection, Management, and Analytics, Documentation, Infectious Diseases, Non-Clinical Services, Policies and Procedures.

Year Developed: 2022

Resource Type: Publication.

Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.) Enabling Staff Outreach Staff PCAs

Language(s): English

Developed by: Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: The Tuberculosis Elimination Alliance held a learning collaborative, funded by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the Health Resources & Services Administration, in February 2022. In the learning collaborative, health center clinicians and/or enabling services providers explore quality improvement strategies for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) screening, testing, and treatment on electronic health record (EHR) template development. The learning collaborative goals included the development EHR templates, education on the 12-dose regimen, guidance on TB as a national clinical quality measure, and training for clinical and enabling services providers who focus on LTBI screening, testing, and treatment.

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.