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Health Center Board Training (2020). Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules. Description: These short videos from the Virginia Community Healthcare Association provides an overview of good governance for health center boards. This series of training modules are based on the National Association of Community Health Center’s (NACHC) Governance Guide for Health Centers which can be accessed (in English and Spanish) at https://www.healthcenterinfo.org/details/?id=2302. They are designed for new and seasoned board members and can be very useful as a refresher training. Each health center board member can reference the full NACHC Governance Guide for Health Center Boards for additional information (https://www.healthcenterinfo.org/details/?id=2302). More Details...

Who Are the Undiagnosed? Disparities in Hypertension Diagnoses in Vulnerable Populations (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This study builds upon a project that developed clinical criteria to identify undiagnosed hypertension patients “hiding in plain sight” (HIPS) by examining patient characteristics to understand whether there are disparities in hypertension diagnosis. More Details...

Accelerating Use of Self‑measured Blood Pressure Monitoring (SMBP) Through Clinical‑Community Care Models (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The project aimed to increase the use of Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring (SMBP) through the coordinated action of health department leaders, community organizations and clinical providers. More Details...

Telehealth Office Hour with NACHC: Patient comfort with technology, tips from VHA (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar focuses on telehealth services offered by the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and its community care network. The discussion addresses the "continuum of care" provided by the VHA. More Details...

Influenza Vaccination Technical Assistance Materials for Health Centers Curated by the Flu LEAD (Linkages to End Access Disparities) Team (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The following HRSA document contains technical assistance resources that may be helpful to health centers and other Health Center Program stakeholders interested in supporting clinical and community efforts to increase seasonal influenza vaccination rates. More Details...

Patient Confidentiality and Telehealth Package (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This packet contains guidance on immediate and long-term telehealth/patient confidentiality questions relevant to federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) across the country. The resources contained within aim to provide risk management considerations for a sustainable telehealth program. More Details...

Successful Practices in Accountable Care: Arizona Alliance For Community Health Centers: Oral Health for Whole Person Care (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This document provides a brief overview of one state’s effort to recognize the value of integrated oral health care services in the primary care setting. It examines critical challenges, opportunities to overcome those challenges, and outcomes that others considering service integration should consider in their efforts to improve health outcomes with adequate payment state-wide. More Details...

Health Center Board Roles (2020). Resource Type: Micro-Learning. Description: This short video from the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) provides an overview of the roles and responsibilities of health center boards. The video highlights where boards and board members can turn to for additional information on compliance with requirements from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Program and for good governance practices. More Details...

Preparing for CY2020 UDS HIV Reporting (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Community health centers have an important role in ending the HIV epidemic. In alignment with that important role, several UDS measures related to HIV screening, treatment, and prevention have been added for CY2020 UDS reporting. Specifically, calendar Year 2020 UDS Reporting includes three new or modified HIV measures/ data elements. Download the slidedeck below for additional information on reporting these measures. More Details...

Oral Health Value-Based Care: The Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Story (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: NACHC collaborated with the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement to produce this white paper examining the role of FQHCs as facilitators of oral health value-based care. It also outlines various ways that FQHCs are positioned to respond effectively to the COVID-19 epidemic. More Details...

HITEQ Highlights: Preparing for Value-Based Care through Sustainable Telehealth Workflows: HITEQ Highlights Webinar (2020). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Join the HITEQ Center, in collaboration with Certintell, for a webinar on Preparing for Value-Based Care through Sustainable Telehealth Workflows. The webinar will provide an overview of how health centers can use telehealth during the current public health emergency and ensure that they are ready for the shift to Value-Based Care. We will cover sustainable telehealth services that are often underutilized and example workflows that have worked for other health centers. More Details...

NNOHA Operations Manual: Workforce Chapter V2 (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This chapter provides helpful tools and resources for tackling the issues related to workforce in Health Center oral health programs. Topics include recruitment and retention of dental team members, staffing ratios, and strategies to decrease burnout. More Details...

Integrating Oral Health into Prenatal and Pediatric Care — Promising Practice (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This promising practice shares how Albany Area Primary Health Care in Georgia implemented a medical and dental integration program in their OBGYN and pediatric clinic. More Details...

Telehealth Strategies and Resources for Serving Patients with Limited English Proficiency (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Telehealth has the power to provide care to people in ways that were not possible before. Telehealth has removed barriers and ensured that people receive care when and where it is most convenient. Telehealth has been especially powerful during the COVID-19 pandemic, when non-emergency services such as primary care, behavioral health, and other in-person visits have been postponed to reduce the spread of the virus. However, while telehealth can remove obstacles, if not used deliberately and thoughtfully, it can exacerbate many inequalities that exist in the United States health system. One factor that is essential is language accessibility. More Details...

Social Determinants of Health for Public Housing Residents: Access to Healthy Food (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Using data and maps created by National Center for Health in Public Housing (NCHPH) and other national data sources, this publication is one in a series that identifies the prevalence of social factors and population health indicators that affect public housing residents. It is intended for non-clinical health center staff, decision makers, and public housing stakeholders. More Details...

Leveraging the electronic health record (EHR) to link health center patients with MLP services (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This issue brief provides concrete examples of how health centers in Iowa, Montana, and Texas are leveraging the EHR to complement their screening for the social determinants of health as well as to increase their capacity to deliver targeted MLP-related interventions. More Details...

FY2020 Primary Care HIV Prevention Reporting: Crosswalk of FY2020 PCHP reporting to CY2020 UDS Requirements, July 2020 (2020). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: To support Primary Care HIV Prevention funded health centers, HITEQ has prepared a crosswalk that maps PCHP tri-annual reporting metrics to UDS measures and/ or fields. This assists health centers in leveraging UDS reporting functionality in their EHRs to inform completion of the tri-annual progress report to HRSA. The PCHP metrics listed in the first column crosswalk to specific data definitions in the CY2020 UDS, which are specified in the second column, and then further detail is provided in the third column. More Details...

Using Practice-Based Learning and Improvement (PBLI) to Address Oral Health for Older Adults Living with Diabetes (2020). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The purpose of this guide is to provide practical information to interprofessional health center teams using a practice-based learning and quality improvement (PBLI) approach for assessing and continuously improving oral health and diabetes management of older adults. More Details...

The Role of Medical-Legal Partnerships for Socially Vulnerable Older Adults (2020). Resource Type: Fact Sheet. Description: This fact sheet aims to help health centers understand the benefts of medical-legal partnerships (MLPs) for their older adult populations. More Details...

Older Adult Health: At a Glance (2020). Resource Type: Fact Sheet. Description: This fact sheet provides an overview of older adult needs to health centers in order to better provide care to this population that is growing at an unprecedented rate. More Details...

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