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Recruitment and Retention of Premedical Students and Public Housing Residents in PHPC Health Centers (n.a.). Resource Type: Publication. Description: No annotation provided by the authoring organization. More Details...

Recruitment & Retention Case Studies: Stories from the Field (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This report is the result of interviews conducted in March 2017 with staff at five health centers around the country who have dealt with a variety of specific challenges in their recruitment and retention efforts. Documenting the challenges faced by these health centers the report, details the interventions that have been employed to address them, and the processes and resources that were helpful in implementing these interventions. Each interviewee stressed that their “best practices” are a work in progress and that they are constantly looking to improve. More Details...

Recommendations for Promotores(as) de Salud and Language Access Services at your Health Center (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: As both skilled professionals and members of the community, Promotores(as) are in a unique position to address health issues in any community. One role that Promotores(as) often fill is as an interpreter between patients and clinical staff. Promotores(as) are well-positioned to act as the liaison, both linguistically and culturally. By helping patients better understand their clinical provider’s care instructions, Promotores(as) can build a stronger bond of trust between the patient and clinician and encourage better adherence to follow-up treatment. More Details...

Recommendations for Outlining Patient Risk (2017). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar recording seeks to compare the current model versus the future model of outlining patient risk, explain why clinical documentation is critical from the the compliance, reimbursement and patient care perspectives. More Details...

Recommendations for End-of-Life Care for People Experiencing Homelessness: Adapting Your Practice (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: These recommended practice adaptations reflect HCH Clinicians' Network steering committee's collective judgment about end-of-life care for this population, with the realistic understanding that limited resource availability in local areas, fragmented health care delivery systems, and lack of follow-up often compromise adherence to optimal clinical practices. These recommendations are intended to contribute to improvements in both quality of care and quality of life for people experiencing homelessness. More Details...

Quick Guide:Consumer Engagement of Governance of HCH Programs (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Health centers serving people experiencing homelessness must meaningfully involve consumers with the lived experience of homelessness in their governance, either on their governance Board or through structures like Consumer Advisory Boards. This guide provides practical tips for organizations in setting up effective, empowering consumer governance structures and supports. The ideas in this Quick Guide were developed through conversations with over 20 key informants: consumer leaders, consumer support staff, and executive leaders of HCH projects who have facilitated consumer leadership both locally and nationally. More Details...

Questions for Registration Staff to Ask to Better Identify Ag Worker Patients (2015). Resource Type: Template. Description: This tool has guided key questions to ask in determining whether an individual and his/her family seeking health care at a health center are agricultural workers, and if they are to be considered seasonal (stay in one area all year long) or migratory. The four questions are in alignment with the Public Health Service definitions of "Migrant", "Seasonal", "Aged or Disabled" farmworkers and agricultural employment. More Details...

Que Preguntas Deberia Hacer Sobre Mi Seguro Medico (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication is for Spanish-speaking patients to provide basic information about how health insurance may affect the cost of a visit. This document is editable and can be modified by the health center. More Details...

Quality Report Inventory: Organizing your quality team with a schedule and map of quality report distribution (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This Report Inventory tool is a means to make public all available reports, the schedule for publishing to the organization, and their distribution.  A Report Inventory is a means to make public all available reports, the schedule for publishing to the organization, and their distribution. It provides a point of reference for all potential report requestors who are looking for data on any metric. The Report Inventory may also include reference to EHR alerts, mappings, and schedules and any supporting EHR or Population Health Management tools that are available to support improvement of each metric. Making this tool available on a shared drive or company intranet provides a point of reference for analysts to direct report requestors prior to acting on any new report request. The Report Inventory is organized by metric, including the denominator and numerator definitions, exclusions, and references to the metric steward which may be internal to the organization or external (e.g. UDS, NQF, etc.). The Report Inventory should be curated by your data analysts in collaboration with the responsible metric stewards within an organization. Download the Excel tool below to see a full example and additional instructions.  Also, see the companion Data Dictionary tool here. More Details...

Quality Improvement: Practical Solutions for Improving Patient Care (n.a.). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Quality improvement (QI) is a vital component of PCMH recognition. The School-Based Health Alliance provides tools and resources in this publication to help school-based health centers enhance their QI processes. More Details...

Quality Improvement Theory Burst: Process Mapping (2016). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: No annotation provided by the authoring organization. More Details...

Quality Improvement 101, Part 3: Moving Toward Better Patient Care via QI Team Meetings (n.a.). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: We conclude our three-part summary of the methods of primary care quality improvement with a discussion of the engine of any productive project: a well-run, regular team meeting. More Details...

Quality Improvement 101, Part 2: Improving Team Performance Through Processes (n.a.). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Improving performance requires systems thinking, which means seeing your work as a group of interwoven processes. More Details...

Quality Improvement 101, Part 1: Using Small PDSA Experiments to Test and Implement Changes, without Driving Everybody Nuts (n.a.). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Learn how all the pieces connect and how to employ PDSAs and performance measurement in an effective and even fun way, without driving yourself crazy with extra work. More Details...

Quality Health Care Overview  (2016). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This tool is a resource for introducing new and existing patients to your health care home. It explores the definition of quality health care and describes what information may be asked of them and how its obtained and tracked to help in improving their healthcare services and health status. More Details...

Public Housing is Going Smoke Free (n.a.). Resource Type: Publication. Description: No annotation provided by the authoring organization. More Details...

Providing Quality Care to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients: An Introduction for Staff Training (2016). Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules. Description: In this module, you will learn ways to provide affirming and inclusive health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, patients. More Details...

Providing Mental Health Care for Youth with Non-Binary Gender Identities (n.a.). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar reviews concepts and terminology related to non-binary gender identities, including correct names and pronouns. The webinar will also focus on best mental health clinical practices and how to create an inclusive and affirming health care environment for youth with non-binary gender identities. More Details...

Providing Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Care in Emergency Responses: Stories and Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy (2005). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This second edition of AAPCHO's emergency preparedness compendium highlights the value and need for sharing best practices that are sensitive to the specific needs of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs) in emergency management efforts. More Details...

Providing Civil Legal Aid Through Medical-Legal Partnerships: A Critical Enabling Service for Health Centers Serving Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs) (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This case study highlights how a health center serving a high immigrant and limited English proficient patient population, including Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs) integrated civil legal aid into its services through a medical-legal partnership (MLP) approach in order to address the social determinants of health (SDOH). Lessons learned in conducting this case study show that the MLP approach is essential to health care transformation and quality improvement. The approach encourages collaboration between health care providers and legal teams to work together to improve clinical practice and institutional policies to better respond to patients’ needs. More Details...

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