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Abt Conversations: What Does the Future of Community Health Centers Hold?

Year Developed: 2022

Resource Type: Podcast.

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

Language(s): English

Sponsored by: National Association of Community Health Centers

Developed by: Abt Associates (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: Community health centers provide essential healthcare to people who are uninsured or underinsured. Increasingly, these health centers are offering additional critical services like dental and mental health care, and the question of how we support and enhance these resources is becoming more pressing.

Resource Details: In this podcast, Abt\'s Ann Loeffler speaks to Annette Kowal, president and CEO for the Colorado Community Health Network, about the state of the health center movement, how health centers have evolved, and how they might move forward.

Resource Topic: Operations, Workforce

Resource Subtopic: Administrative Policies, Development/Training, Leadership Skills.

Keywords: Access to Care, Education of - Staff (e.g., Competency-Based), Health Care Facilities, Health Systems, Integrated Care, Outreach, Partnerships, Staffing and Onboarding.

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