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Improving Diabetes Outcomes: Curated Expert Guidance, Tools, and Resources (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: According to 2016 UDS data, an estimated 14.3% of Federally Qualified Health Center patients nationwide have diabetes. Of these 2 million plus patients living with diabetes, approximately 32% have uncontrolled diabetes, with HbA1c equal to or above 9% or have had no test in the prior year. These statistics bring forth the need for improvement in the care of diabetes; several resources and research outcomes are profiled here with specific takeaways for health centers. As of CDC's 2017 National Diabetes Statistics Report, 30.3 million people, or 9.4% of the total U.S. population, have diabetes. Of these 30.3 million, only 23.1 million are diagnosed - while the other estimated 7.2 million are undiagnosed. Additionally, more than 1 in 3 adults or 84.1 million people in the U.S. have prediabetes. Among adults age 65 and older, nearly half have prediabetes. More Details...

Clinical Performance Measures Educational Tool - Digital Story (2016). Resource Type: Video. Description: This digital story is a great resource for use by outreach staff to inform the community about the unique features of a Patient Centered Health Home. Through this video, and through the story of Mr. Mendoza, patients learn what they might experience in a health home before, during, and after a visit. More Details...

An Introduction to the Health Care for the Homeless Model of Care (2018). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This archived webinar gives an overview of the HCH Program and the models of care used by HCH sites nationwide. Participants will also learn strategies in implementing the HCH model of care in medical practice. More Details...

Ag Worker Identification Digital Story (n.a.). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This digital story is designed to help Health Centers identify Ag Workers for identification and registration purposes. It is perfect for playing in waiting rooms and is a great educational resource for community outreach and other health care professionals. This digital story is also an excellent staff training tool. More Details...

Affirming LGBT People through Effective Communication (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 through basic communication principles. 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...

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