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These resources highlight innovative practices that health centers have adopted, resulting in improved operational performance and outcomes in areas like HIT/Data, quality improvement, practice transformation, workforce, addressing social determinants of health, and more. These promising practices are drawn from the Clearinghouse database. These field-generated practices have been self-identified by the authoring/submitting organization and adhere to at least three of the criteria listed below.

A field-generated promising practice should demonstrate at least three of the following:

  • Impact/Outcomes: Guidelines and protocols that have been successfully used by at least one organization and with an emerging positive track record of improved clinical or operational outcomes and insights
  • Satisfaction: Approach demonstrates effectiveness in increasing overall satisfaction for patients and/or staff
  • Data Collection mechanism: Provide initial data to support the establishment of benchmarks
  • Reduced Cost: Have the potential to lower the per capita costs of delivering care or services
  • Partnerships: The approach creates innovative, strong partnerships and maximizes efficiency
  • Operational Feasibility: Offer strategies that can be easily shared and implemented

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Results for: Promising Practices

PrEP Care for Patients Experiencing Homelessness (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this national, panel-style webinar, participants will learn about promising and best practices for PrEP programming for patients experiencing homelessness. Panelists, including a medical provider, an administrator, and a nurse, will discuss barriers to care, ideas for creating welcoming and affirming environments, and strategies for PrEP navigation for people experiencing homelessness. More Details...

Motivational Interviewing to Improve Chronic Illness Management in Marginalized Populations (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this webinar, Dr. Sylvie Naar will discuss the use of motivational interviewing to support LGBTQIA+ patients in the management of chronic illness including diabetes and HIV. Participants will get a taste of the best and promising practices for the use of MI strategies to improve health outcomes and understand how MI can be a foundation for communicating cultural humility. More Details...

Telehealth and PrEP/HIV Care Outcomes (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Participants of this training will learn about the current research in telehealth and PrEP/HIV care outcomes, including PrEP @ Home and considerations for the administration and management of PrEP during COVID-19. Additionally, training participants will explore the topic of PrEP program implementation in a health center setting, including best practices for systems of care and improving adherence. More Details...

Provider Health IT Experience Survey: Health Center Connections HCCN (2021). Resource Type: Template. Description: Health Center Connections, the HCCN organized and supported by the Community Care Network of Kansas, created this survey to ask clinicians at participating health centers about their work environment, productivity, health IT in use, and health IT interventions. The intent of the survey is to collect information from clinicians that can identify opportunities to reduce provider burden through the use of health IT. More Details...

Growing Our Own: Cultivating the Next Generation of Primary Care Physicians in Community Health Centers (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: It is critical to advance policies and programs that help community health centers (CHCs) become Educational Health Centers (EHCs)2 and “grow their own” primary care training opportunities. This paper explores several pathways for promoting CHCs as teaching environments - enhanced partnerships between Academic Medical Centers (AMCs) and CHCs (with either the AMC or the CHC as the sponsoring institution3), and CHCs participating in HRSA Teaching Health Center (THC) funding opportunities (with sponsorship either by the CHC alone or by a consortium body) - and posits a spectrum of options and costs associated with each of these pathways to train medical residents. More Details...

Sharing COVID-19 Vaccine Information Through Social Media (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This live session will help prepare nurses to share information and stories on social media. We’ll walk through the basics of individual social media channels as well as best practices for sharing your own content and engaging with others’. More Details...

#NursesMakeChangeHappen COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit (2021). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This toolkit was created to give nurses the tools to do their part in the national vaccine effort. More Details...

How to Tell Your COVID-19 Vaccination Story (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This interactive workshop will walk nurses through how to tell their personal COVID-19 vaccine story, how to construct a meaningful narrative, and how to share their story for the benefit of others. More Details...

Pharmacy Operations Troubleshooting Guide Topic: Mitigating Manufacturer Actions Impacting 340B Financial Savings to Health Centers (2021). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This publication identifies a number of promising practices or actions that health centers can take to mitigate the negative financial impact due to manufacturer actions on health center patients and health center 340B savings. More Details...

Collecting Standardized Data on Social Determinants of Health to Address Structural Racism, Drive Health Equity, and Respond to COVID-19 (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication will present key findings from a national assessment of training and technical assistance (T/TA) strategies for supporting community health centers in systematically implementing patient-level SDOH screening and data standards, documenting findings in clinical records, and developing strategies to address SDOH risk factors and needs at the patient and population levels. More Details...

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