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Addressing Social Determinants of Health in the Adolescent Home (n.a.). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: he webinar reviews the literature for triaging social needs, connecting patients to resources, and utilizing multidisciplinary team members, and proposes a framework for addressing social determinants in the clinical setting. More Details...

Addressing Obesity, Feeding and Eating Disorders, and Body Dysmorphic Disorder among LGBTQ Youth (n.a.). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar teaches providers how to use a culturally-responsive approach to preventing, identifying, and treating obesity, eating and feeding disorders, and body dysmorphic disorder among LGBTQ youth More Details...

Addressing Nail Salon Worker Patient Health: A Health Center Toolkit (2016). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This toolkit focuses on providing information and tools that health centers can utilize to support engagement with patients who work in the nail salon industry. The report provides an overview of innovative approaches to nail salon patient engagement and provides information on how a health center can establish and implement programs to address the health disparities faced by nail salon workers while improving care for this population. More Details...

Addressing Diabetes in the Homeless Population: The Audacity to Be Bold (2018). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This presentation discusses how a community health center, which includes Health Care for the Homeless funding, tracked and improved the health outcomes of their diabetic patients. The use of process improvement tools, team-based care, and additional clinical care activities were targeted to improve the A1C. This improvement journey was highlighted in the health center’s recent HRSA operational site visit. More Details...

Adding Fund Development Capacity to Sustain Health Center Growth (2014). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This guide is designed to help health centers organize a fund development strategy and identify the right personnel to help improve fundraising efforts. It reviews the current fundraising environment for health centers, clarifies when to bring in fund development expertise, outlines the responsibilities of a development director and fundraising consultant, and discusses how organizing a capital campaign for facilities expansion differs from raising funds for operations. More Details...

ADAPTING YOUR PRACTICE: Recommendations for the Care of Patients who are Homeless or Unstably Housed Living with the Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This document is for health care professionals, program administrators, other staff, and students serving individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) who are homeless or at risk for homelessness. Its purpose is to improve patient care by enhancing understanding of recommended strategies for the successful screening, treatment, and management of traumatic brain injury in unstably housed populations. Some clinicians may be reluctant to screen for a history of traumatic brain injury, feeling that there is little they can do to help. We hope the information in this guideline will persuade clinicians that simple accommodations will not only increase access to care, but also improve patient outcomes. More Details...

ADAPTING YOUR PRACTICE: Recommendations for the Care of Homeless Patients with Opioid Use Disorders (2014). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Clinicians experienced in homeless health care routinely adapt their practice to foster better outcomes for their patients. This document was written for health care professionals, program administrators, other staff, and students serving individuals with opioid use disorders who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Its purpose is to improve patient care by enhancing understanding of recommended strategies for the successful treatment and management of opioid use disorders in marginalized populations. More Details...

ADAPTING YOUR PRACTICE: Recommendations for the Care of Homeless Adults with Chronic Non-Malignant Pain (2011). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Clinical practice guidelines for people who are homeless employ the same standards of care as for people with stable housing. Nevertheless, primary care providers who routinely serve homeless individuals recognize an increased need to take living situations and co-occurring disorders into consideration when working with these patients to develop a plan of care. The practice adaptations recommended in this document are based on a comprehensive review of published reports and consensus opinion of clinicians with expertise in homeless health care, treatment of chronic pain, and addiction medicine. More Details...

Accessing your Data: Questions to Consider with your EHR Vendor (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Intended to assist in ensuring full use and understanding of capabilities of current system and assessing the need for additional population health management or data integration tools, this checklist describes the steps health center quality improvement and IT staff can take to ensure they are maximizing the population health management and other capacity of current systems. It Included are questions around the system itself, report generation, training, and resulting data, as well as considerations before and after you contact your vendor. This checklist describes the steps health center quality improvement and IT staff can take to ensure they are maximizing the population health management capacity of their current EHR system. It is intended to assist health centers in ensuring they are utilizing the full capabilities of the current system and assessing the need for additional population health management tools. Included are questions around the system itself, report generation, training, and resulting data, as well as considerations before and after you contact your vendor.  It’s important to note that these questions are just meant for consideration. Not all of the features or aspects discussed will be relevant for your health center, and no system nor approach will check all the boxes. Use this to guide your thinking and discussions so you are able to get a robust understanding of what your EHR is capable of, and what you may need to find elsewhere or find other ways to address. Download the checklist below. More Details...

Accessing Care in a CHC (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This easy-to-read, 4-page brochure, explains to patients the steps they should follow to access services at the health center and have a good experience during their visit. It guides the reader on making and get ready for an appointment, what to expect during the visit, and how to pay for services. More Details...

Access to Information about Database Structures: Issues and Suggestions for Contract Negotiations (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This issue brief discusses a critical concern during health center’s health IT contracting process – the need to have access to the underlying database structures to the health IT applications (e.g., EHR, reporting system… etc.) The lack of access to database structure will hinder the health center’s ability to access the data captured in the system, and risk vendor lock-in and have records trapped in data silos in the future. Electronic health record (EHR) system customers that can access their data have found that they also need information about the database structure used by the EHR technology developer in order to effectively use the data for custom reports or to even understand the customer’s own patient population and the unit costs of care. Some EHR technology developers are reportedly unwilling to provide data models or “data dictionaries” or are charging significant fees for information that helps the customer understand how the data is held in the EHR and may be efficiently extracted and used for other purposes. More Details...

Ability to Use Data Without Excessive Charges: Issues and Suggestions for Contract Negotiations (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This issue brief discusses a critical concern during health center’s EHR contracting process – the need to preserve the ability to use data without excessive charges, which had hindered many health center’s ability to meet UDS and other reporting requirements. Electronic health record (EHR) systems and related technology are increasingly important as health centers face additional quality reporting requirements and are expected to bear more risk in accountable care organizations (ACOs) and other alternative payment models.  Some health centers have found that their decision to use a hosted EHR (rather than operating the EHR on their own hardware) and the terms of data access in those arrangements are important factors in how well they can respond to these changing requirements. More Details...

A User’s Guide for Implementation of Interprofessional Oral Health Core Clinical Competencies: Results of a Pilot Project: Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care Practice (2015). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This user's guide provides strategies for health centers to implement the oral health core clinical competencies for integration of oral health and primary care practice. The guide includes promising practices from health centers that piloted the implementation fo the core clinical competencies. More Details...

A Roadmap for Implementing Population Health Management: The implementation of population health management and social determinants of health in healthcare centers (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This is a 22-slide module on the implementation of population health management and social determinants of health in healthcare centers using the framework of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) for health equity. This is a 22-slide module on the implementation of population health management and social determinants of health in healthcare centers using the framework of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) for health equity. This outline provides a foundation that begins with electronic health records (EHR) and its progression to PHM. A step by step road map to implementation is outlined including adjusting organizational culture, conducting a vendor assessment, population stratification, work processes, patient registries, piloting and measuring implementation, and improvement. More Details...

A Patient Guide to Language Access (2016). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This toolkit describes the rights of patients to language access, questions to consider when determining an appropriate health care provider and health center, and resources for patient advocacy. The toolkit is available in multiple languages of English, Chinese, and Vietnamese. More Details...

A New Era in Management of Hepatitis C in Health Centers (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This fact sheet provides information to help health center clinical and administrative leadership consider how to integrate management of hepatitis C into primary care setting. More Details...

A Guide to Workers' Compensation for Clinicians Serving Agricultural Workers (2015). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication provides information to clinicians about workers' compensation and agricultural workers, including steps to address a work-related injury. More Details...

A Closer Look At Health Center-Based MLPs: Where They Are, How They Work, and How They are Funded (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This issue brief from the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership describes how and where these partnerships operate, and how state primary care associations are supporting these programs. It also discusses how health-center based medical-legal partnerships are financed, with a spotlight on four states that integrate financing for legal services in Medicaid payment arrangements. More Details...

42 CFR Part 2 Final Rule and Health Center Compliance: A HITEQ Webinar in collaboration with the California Primary Care Association (CPCA) (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This presentation explored the history and recent changes of 42 CFR Part 2, review common definitions, and how the changes may affect integrated medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) programs, and discussion on LifeLong Medical Care’s experience. More Details...

2018 FTCA for Volunteers FAQ_English (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Compilation of Frequently Asked Questions on deeming of health center Volunteer Health Professionals More Details...

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