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Collecting Data On Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, And Pacific Islanders For Community Health Center Needs Assessments: A Learning Series - Part 2: Data Resource Training: Using Community Commons to Map & Visualize the Needs of AA&NHPIs For Community Needs Assessments (2018). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar introduces the Community Commons resource and how it can serve as a great tool to help health centers collect disaggregated data on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs). It provides a live demonstration of Community Commons’ mapping technology features and their Needs Assessment Toolkit. Speakers demonstrate how these tools can be used to inform a health center’s community health needs assessment and increase knowledge of available data resources. This will help to improve health center capacity to monitor and track the needs of medically underserved areas and populations. More Details...

Enabling Services Data Collection Implementation Packet: Enabling Services Accountability Project (2017). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This toolkit includes tools and recommendations for how health centers can better capture data on enabling services (ES). This will help health centers provide a better understanding of the role of ES in health care access, utilization and outcomes for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs), and useful information to appropriately address these needs. More Details...

Collecting Data On Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, And Pacific Islanders For Community Health Center Needs Assessments: A Learning Series - Part 1: Social Determinants of Health of Emerging Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islander (AA&NHPI) Populations by States (2017). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar provides a data portrait of the fastest growing AA&NHPI populations by state with profiles of their social determinants of health characteristics. The five states are Arizona, Arkansas, Nevada, North Carolina, and North Dakota. The seven SDOH characteristics mentioned are educational attainment, foreign born, language spoken at home and ability to speak English, employment status, health insurance coverage, poverty level, and household characteristics. Collecting and having disaggregated data is important to better understand the unique barriers faced by AA&NHPIs since they represent more than 50 ethnic groups and over 100 languages. Health centers can use this data to develop more culturally and linguistically appropriate programs to better serve these communities. More Details...

Frequent User System Engagement (FUSE) Initiatives: Step by Step Strategies for Launching a Frequent User Initiative (2017). Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules. Description: Is your community looking at how to identify the frequent users across multiple crisis care systems in an effort to deliver more effective services and save resources? This self-paced tutorial walks multiple system partners through the process to create a Frequent User System Engagement (FUSE) More Details...

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...

Health Center Investments in Enabling Services Associated with Better Outcomes (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This factsheet provides analysis of the health center data from the 2015 Uniform Data System (UDS). The data highlights that enabling services staffing and costs are associated with better national quality measures, including higher rate of HbA1c < 8%, higher rate of controlled hypertension, higher cervical cancer screening, and higher child immunization rate. More Details...

Using Data to Manage Population Health Under Risk-Based Contracts: A background on what you need and how to use it (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource will equip health center stakeholders with the understanding of what data-related capacity is needed to succeed under risk-based payment models. &nbsp; This brief walks health centers through three key questions related to using data to succeed under risk-based contracts: 1 What data do I need and how do I get it?&nbsp; 2&nbsp; How should I analyze the data? and 3 How should I use the data to manage quality and cost? Understanding the answers to these questions assists health centers in understanding the data-related capacities needed to participate successfully in risk-bearing payment models. Download the brief below! More Details...

Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islander (AA&NHPI)-Serving Health Centers and Medicaid (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This fact sheet outlines the impact of potential cuts to Medicaid on Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs) and health centers. More Details...

Demystifying Predictive Analytics: Factsheet on Predictive Analytics for Health Centers (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Using predictive analytics in health care is an emerging field, especially for health centers. This tool will provide a brief explanation of the purpose of predictive analytics, the ingredients necessary to apply these methods, and ways that health centers are using this approach to improve results. The objective of this resource is to help health center leadership and staff understand how and when predictive analytics can help them, and to think about how predictive analytics might fit into their data-driven QI program. This one-page brief outlines the basics of this complex topic. We define predictive analytics and describe how health centers are adopting this innovation. Sources and uses of data for making predictions are discussed, and specific applications of predictive analytics are described.&nbsp; Specific health center examples are offered to illustrate the potential of predictive analytics for health centers. More Details...

Survey Report: Meeting the National CLAS Standards amongst Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islander (AA&NHPI)-Serving Health Centers: Cultural Language Access Standards in Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA&NHPI)-Serving Health Centers: 2016 Survey Report (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This survey is designed to assess the specific cultural and language access policies, practices, and services provided by health centers. Primary Care Associations (PCAs) working with AA&NHPI or other limited English serving health centers, can use this report to assist in the prioritization of health center trainings and resources for policies across the 4 CLAS areas: 1) Governance, Leadership, and Workforce, 2) Language Access Services, 3) Data Collection and Assessment and 4) Community Engagement and Partnership. More Details...

On the Ground Floor: Housing First Frequent Users of Health System Initiative: Common Challenges and Promising Community Practices (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: On the ground communities are building the right partnerships to address the housing and health service needs of their frequent users of crisis care systems. This report summarizes the discussions and lessons learned from four communities implementing health and housing partnerships for frequent users. More Details...

The Health of AA&NHPIs Served at Health Centers: UDS 2014 (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This factsheet examines patient demographics and utilization of health services at health centers serving Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs) at health centers from the 2014 UDS dataset. It highlights the differences between these health centers and the national average of all health centers in the United States. Despite the high disease burden of its patient population, AA&NHPI-serving health centers have statistically significant better screening rates and health outcomes for hepatitis B, pap smears, hypertension and diabetes. More Details...

Strategies for Providing Health Care for Frequent Users in Rural Communities: Rural Communities Build Health and Housing Partnerships (2016). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Access to healthcare and other critical services in rural communities is impacted by various factors from travel distances between locations to limited financial resources and provider capacity. Community health centers, supportive housing and social service providers and other health system providers have a great deal to benefit from partnerships that address Social Determinants of Health and enable them to share information, coordinate successful strategies and leverage resources. More Details...

Health and Housing Partnership Profiles - Orlando FL: Case Study on Frequent User Intiatives in Orlando FL (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This Profile focuses on Orlando FL, and Orange Blossom Family Health - the Healthcare for Homeless Center in Orlando as part of a series of real Health Center Case Studies engaged in effective Frequent User Initiatives in communities around the country. More Details...

Job Description for Data Management Assistant: Skills and Job Descriptions (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This is an actual job description for a Data Management Assistant in a well-staffed Health IT department of a health center. Job Description: Reporting to the Health Informatics Specialist, assists in managing data for current projects in the department, in collaboration with the Health Center. More Details...

Enabling Services: Gateways to Better Care (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This fact sheet was developed by AAPCHO and the National Association for Community Health Centers (NACHC). It provides an overview of the leading role health centers play in providing enabling services, or non-clinical services that improve access to care, and the important and positive impacts these services can have on health outcomes, costs, access and patient satisfaction. More Details...

Health and Housing Partnership Profiles - Washtenaw MI: Case Study on Frequent User Intiatives in Washtenaw MI (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This Profile focuses on Washtenaw MI, and the multiple health sector providers joined with local government and housing providers to target resources and services for the most vulnerable in the community as part of a series of real Health Center Case Studies engaged in effective Frequent User Initiatives in communities around the country. More Details...

Health and Housing Partnership Profiles - Houston TX: Case Study on Frequent User Intiatives in Houston TX, (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This Profile focuses on Houston TX and Healthcare for Homeless - Houston as part of a series of real Health Center Case Studies engaged in effective Frequent User Initiatives in communities around the country. More Details...

Who Are Frequent Users in Health and Housing Systems?: A Closer Look at Definitions Used by Communities to Identify the People Cycling Through the Crisis Care Systems (2015). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Are frequent users costing your crisis care systems and not producing positive houtcomes? Is your community looking at how to identify the frequent users across multiple crisis care systems in an effort to deliver more effective services and save resources? This webinar highlights how various communities develop the criteria to define 'frequent user' across the systems of care and how to match data to identify those individuals. More Details...

Spotlight: The Health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders Served at Federally Qualified Health Centers (2015). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This report examines patient demographics, utilization, and highlights the differences between AA&NHPI serving health centers when compared to national health center averages. Data analysis from this report highlight the multiple needs and barriers experienced by AA&NHPIs seen in AA&NHPI-serving health centers. AA&NHPI-serving health centers serve a statistically significant higher proportion of low-income, Medicaid, limited English proficient, prenatal, and AA&NHPI patients. These patients are also more likely to have TB, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, asthma, and abnormal breast and cervical findings. To address these social and medical needs, AA&NHPI-serving health centers are providing comprehensive primary medical and culturally and linguistically appropriate enabling services (ES) to improve quality and patient health outcomes More Details...

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