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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

SDOH Data Dashboards Module 3: SDOH Dashboard Design - Intermediate: HITEQ SDOH Data Dashboards Series (2021). Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules. Description: Module three provides intermediate-level information on collecting social determinants of health data and using data visualization for effective dashboards with stratification of data. More Details...

SDOH Data Dashboards Module 2: SDOH Dashboard Design - Beginner: HITEQ SDOH Data Dashboards Series (2021). Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules. Description: Module two provides beginner-level information on collecting social determinants of health data and basic analyses of the data. View Module 1, Module 3, and Module 4 in the Resource Links section below. More Details...

SDOH Data Dashboards Module 1: Introduction to SDOH Dashboard Design (2021). Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules. Description: The Social Determinants of Health Data Dashboards training is a four-module series, this is the first of the four modules. This module provides an introduction to the role of screening and collecting data on social determinants of health, identifying social determinants of health measures and using data effectively, and assessing organizational data dashboard capability. More Details...

Fundamentals of Comprehensive Care (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Join us as we discuss the core concepts of team-based care and introduce elements of team-based care that builds upon these basics to support your teams in advancing their capability to provide satisfying and effective care to complex patient populations. We are joined by Margaret Flinter, Senior Vice President/Clinical Director for Community Health Center, Inc., and both Thomas Bodenheimer, MD, Physician and Founding Director, and Rachel Willard Grace, Director, from the Center for Excellence in Primary Care. More Details...

Vaccine Confidence: Community Partnerships & Accessibility (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This podcast episode discusses the role of community partnerships and vaccine distribution, and how healthcare professionals are addressing vaccine accessibility issues facing their patients, many of whom are new immigrants. More Details...

Understanding Your Role Will Make Your Job Easier Governance at Community Health Centers (2015). Resource Type: Archived Webinar . Description: Functioning governing boards are essential for the success of community and migrant health centers (C/MHC). Knowing what is expected from boards in terms of composition, functions, and responsibilities is the first step in achieving highly effective boards. In this 60 minutes session, the speaker will review what a C/MH board is; how it should look like; what it is supposed to do; and how effectiveness will be reflected. More Details...

Understanding Stages of Change and Best Interventions for Substance Use Disorders (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar discusses how nurses, nurse practitioners, and other providers support those with substance use disorders. More Details...

Tips for Telehealth Communication (2021). Resource Type: Patient Material . Description: A tip and strategies sheet developed to help healthcare providers improve communication with patients during telehealth encounters. More Details...

The Role of Dental Providers in Vaccine Delivery and Policy Recommendations (August 18 2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This NNOHA publication describes COVID-19 vaccine delivery strategies developed by health centers in states across the country who are utilizing dental providers for vaccine administration. It also highlights policy opportunities to consider for the future that support medical/dental integration and whole-person care in health centers. More Details...

The Evolving Role of Nurse Practitioners in Health Centers and Considerations for Provider Satisfaction (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication discusses the evolving role of nurse practitioners and reccomendations to improve job satisfaction and prevent burnout among nurse practitioners. More Details...

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