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Non-Opioid Substance Use, Mental Health, & Homelessness (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This issue of "Healing Hands" highlights the relationship between non-opioid substance use disorder, mental health, and homelessness. Approximately half of people experiencing homelessness have diagnosable substance use disorders at some point in their lives and experience stigma, serious mental illness, and poor health outcomes as a result. More Details...

HUD Policy Brief for Health Centers - Recovery Housing: Understanding the Role and Impact of Housing Policy for Health Centers (Recovery Housing) (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Effective health and housing parterships are particularly relevant for those individuals and families facing the challenges of substance use disorders combined with precarious housing stability. This HUD policy brief builds an understanding for health centers on housing policy and approach to recovery housing More Details...

HUD Policy Brief for Health Centers - Housing Choice Vouchers: Understanding the Role and Impact of Housing Policy for Health Centers (Housing Choice Vouchers) (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Health centers need to understand the resources and how to access to support affordable housing for their clients. Federal HUD rental assistance and vouchers provide the necessary supports for housing for low income and vulnerable populations. More Details...

HUD Policy Brief for Health Centers - Data Matching with Housing Community: Understanding the Role and Impact of Housing Policy for Health Centers (Data Matching) (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Health centers and housing providers are serving the same clients, and HUD policies foster opportunities for partners to effectively share data target and improve Health Outcomes. This series translates federal housing policies to help health centers understand the impact and how to coordinate and adapt programming to create the most beneficial outcomes for clients. More Details...

HITEQ Highlights: Managing Data as a Strategic Asset: Data Governance Fundamentals (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this webinar, the HITEQ Center presented the essentials of good data management processes and introduce the Center for Care Innovation’s Data Governance Handbook, offering ideas for action and tools to improve data quality, increase data literacy, and maximize access to data. More Details...

Health Policy Bulletin: Green Tobacco Sickness (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: FJ's Health Policy Bulletin summarizes recent developments in research and policy that impact agricultural worker health. The 2019 Health Policy Bulletin highlights policy and research to mitigate the harm of Green Tobacco Sickness (GTS) among agricultural workers. More Details...

Health Center Data Validation Tool: Tool to Validate Adult BMI UDS Clinical Measure Reporting from EHR (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This Excel-based tool is designed to support validation of EHR reporting for the Adult BMI clinical measure by comparing results from EHR to results from chart reviews or examination of underlying data. This assists in identifying specific data elements that are not being captured appropriately, either as a result of workflow or EHR report logic, and thereby effecting compliance rates. More Details...

EHR Vendors Most Frequently Used by Health Centers: 2014 through 2017, according to information reported in the UDS. (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: These graphs and tables use health center reported UDS data from 2014 through 2017 to identify the 10 EHRs most frequently used among health center programs, and shows the change between years. Updated in late 2018 with 2017 data, these graphs and tables use health center reported UDS data from 2014 through 2017 to identify the 10 EHRs most frequently used among health center programs, and shows the change between years. Download the PDFs below for all the information. 2014 and 2015 information was taken from the EHR Form in the UDS, and 2016 and 2017 information was retrieved from the Health IT Form in the UDS. 2018 information will be added when available. Each of these forms can be seen in the UDS manual for the given year here.  Efforts have been taken to normalize data for aggregation purposes such as to combine those that reported "Next Gen" and those that reported "NextGen"; otherwise, all information is used as reported by health centers without further verification.   More Details...

Emergency Preparedness Conference Recordings (2019). Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules. Description: These presentations were given at a one-day conference hosted by the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (MassLEAGUE). The conference focused on the realities of primary care and proper infection control for stopping the spread – and fear – of emerging infectious diseases. Topics include epidemiology and disease surveillance, lessons learned from the recent global threat of Ebola, and an interactive session on personal protective equipment. More Details...

Emergency Preparedness Communications: Key Considerations (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar describes key communication strategies for utilization by health centers before, during and after an emergency and introduce an adaptable template to create an emergency preparedness communications plan. More Details...

Bio-Personal Protective Equipment for Community Health Centers (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar describes the bio-protective equipment health centers can use to prepare for and appropriately deal with bio-hazardous events. More Details...

Understanding and Addressing the Health Needs of Youth Experiencing Homelessness: Strategies for Increasing Access and Quality Care for Hard to Reach Youth (2018). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Significant health disparities including higher rates of mental health and substance use condition impact youth experiencing homelessness, yet they are at risk of underutilizing services and care. This webinar explores the needs of youth experiencing homelessness with an emphasis on LGBTQ youth, best practices in providing care, and the intersection of behavioral health for this vulnerable population. More Details...

Strategies for Diabetes Awareness, Prevention and Control: Focusing on Prediabetes/Addressing Socioecological Determinants of Prediabetes and Diabetes (2017). Resource Type: Meeting Notes. Description: The world is in the midst of parallel and rapidly advancing epidemics – obesity and type 2 diabetes – that begun in the latter of the 20th century and continue to grow, unchecked. Currents prevalence rates are staggering and are expected to climb over the ensuing decades. In 2015, health centers in or immediately accessible to public housing served 590,393 diabetics, 186,268 (32 percent) of these patients have a HbA1c>9. This learning collaborative addresses strategies for diabetes awareness, prevention and control, and the socioecological determinants of prediabetes and diabetes. More Details...

Office Hour: General and Basic Operations for Clinical Leaders (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This Office Hour is led by a subject matter expert to discuss and answer participants' questions about the importance of general and basic operations as part of a clinical leader's core competency development. More Details...

Multi-system Coordination: Building and Maintaining a Coordinated Provider Community: Highlights examples of health and housing multi-system coordination for very complex patients (2018). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: People experiencing homelessness are at the intersection of multiple systems, including health, housing, and the justice system. This webinar highlights examples of multi-system coordination for very complex patients that aim to not only increase access to care but also to collaboratively manage care among multiple providers. More Details...

Improving Diabetes Management in Primary Care: Building Community Linkages to Address the Diabetes Epidemic, Exercise and Weight Control (2017). Resource Type: Meeting Notes. Description: Past efforts describing clinical and community linkages have laid important strategies to develop prevention programs and exploring specific types of clinical and community partnerships targeted to the improvement of health services for diabetic patients. Several important initiatives have attempted to demonstrate the potential for clinical and community linkages and describe the barriers and the solutions to these barriers. The Chronic Care Model acknowledges the importance of linkages with the community for peer support, care coordination, and community-based interventions. Community-practice partnerships are important with elders, low-income, and underserved populations. This Learning Collaborative explores Health Center community addresses the diabetes epidemic. More Details...

HRSA Health Center Facility Loan Guarantee Program: An Overview for Health Centers (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Learn more about HRSA's Health Center Facility Loan Guarantee Program which offers loan guarantees for the construction, renovation, and modernization of medical facilities operated by health centers. This resource reviews the benefits, eligibility, application process, costs, and available assistance for this valuable program. More Details...

Sharing Behavioral Health Information for Treatment Purposes: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: As health centers continue to integrate behavioral health services to meet their patients' needs for mental health and substance use disorder services, they must be aware of their responsibility to comply with applicable federal, state, and community standard of care confidentiality requirements. This fact sheet is designed to clarify under what circumstances and by what methods behavioral health information may be shared for treatment purposes, including discussion of HIPAA and Title 42 CFR Part 2. More Details...

Update on the HRSA UDS Sealant Measure - December 2018 (2018). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In 2015, HRSA introduced the first oral health clinical quality measure to the UDS, with the UDS Sealants Measure. This session will highlight the 2017 UDS data results for the dental sealants measure. Topics to be included: common challenges health centers have experienced in developing, modifying, and/or implementing clinical workflows and procedures to report on the measure. Best practices and work-arounds to address data collection and reporting challenges will be shared for those health centers that are not yet using the EDR vendor-developed solutions for reporting on the measure. More Details...

Promoting CDC Tips® Campaign Materials to Public Housing Residents (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Public housing residents are more likely to smoke and suffer from health conditions that are exacerbated by smoking and secondhand smoke exposure. The objectives of this study were to educate health care providers on the CDC Tips® From Former Smokers resources, to increase access to smoking cessation materials for public housing residents and the health care providers that serve them, and to evaluate the pilot project. More Details...

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