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We’ve Decided to Offer Vision Services in Our Health Center, Now What?

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Operations

Resource Subtopic: Access and Equity , Clinical Delivery.

Keywords: Access to Care.

Year Developed: 2022

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

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

Language(s): English

Developed by: National Association of Community Health Centers (See other resources developed by this organization). In collaboration with Association of Clinicians for the Underserved, Prevent Blindness.

Resource Summary: This webinar hosted by the National Association of Community Health Centers, Prevent Blindness, and the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved, takes a deeper dive into the feasibility of opening an optometry department within a community health center.

Resource Details: You’ll learn about what it takes to create an optical, budgeting, best practices for hiring and staffing, and how your peers have overcome challenges in starting up vision services in their own health centers.

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.