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On the Horizon: UDS+ and Race, Ethnicity, and Language Collection

Roundtable Series

Year Developed: 2024

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

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

Language(s): English

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

Resource Summary: The Community Health Care Association of New York State and Sun River Health, a health center in New York, joined the HITEQ Center for a discussion on UDS+ and the collection of granular race, ethnicity, and language (REaL) data. Sun River Health shared their experience collecting REaL data, including how they\'ve updated and optimized systems, tracked their data, and addressed challenges.

Resource Details: The HITEQ Center is planning a series of discussions about what is on the horizon-- this includes the people, processes, and technologies related to UDS+, environmental impacts and environmental determinants of health (EDoH), and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Each session will be interactive and engaging and include time for health center sharing. This series is open to community health centers throughout the nation. If you are from a health center and are interested in enhancing your understanding of UDS+ demographic and clinical quality measures, environmental impacts and EDoH, and/or AI,This might include EHR or IT staff, clinical or operations staff, leadership, quality and population health staff, and/or clinical staff.

Resource Topic: Health Information Technology (HIT)/Data, Promising/Best Practices

Resource Subtopic: Electronic Health Records (EHRs), Privacy and Security, Health Equity, Implementation Feasibility, Operational Feasibility, Data Collection Mechanism, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH).

Keywords: Community Engagement, Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS), Data Collection, Management, and Analytics, Documentation, Education of - Staff (e.g., Competency-Based), Implementation Tools, Patient Demographics, Patient Portals, Performance Improvement, Policies and Procedures, Uniform Data System (UDS).

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