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A Roadmap for Building a Data Driven Culture: HITEQ Highlights Webinar (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this webinar the HITEQ Center will introduce the Analytics Capability Assessment (ACA), a tool developed by the Center for Care Innovations that allows users to look critically at an organization’s analytics capability across three key domains: people, process, and technology. By determining their level of capability in each of these factors, organizations can develop an individualized roadmap to focus and prioritize capability-building efforts. The tool also helps to demystify some of the jargon that can often alienate non-technical staff. Methods, examples, and tips for deploying the ACA in health center organizations will also be shared. 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: 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...

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.   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?  2  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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Preguntas Sobre Orientación Sexual E Identidad De Género (n.a.). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This tool provides recommended questions for asking patients their sexual orientation and gender identity in electronic health records as well as some key terms and their definitions, all translated into Spanish. 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...

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...

Increasing Access to Care and Improving Health Outcomes: A Spotlight on AA&NHPI-Serving Community Health Centers (2015). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar provides an overview of the role of health centers in reducing health disparities among Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs) and promoting health equity. It examines the unique differences between AA&NHPI-serving health centers and national health centers. 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...

Highlighting the Role of Enabling Services at Community Health Centers: Collecting Data to Support Service Expansion and Enhanced Funding: The Enabling Services Accountability Project (2010). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This issue brief, written collaboratively between AAPCHO and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), describes the importance of enabling services (ES), such as interpretation and eligibility assistance, and how better quantifying the provision of these services can demonstrate their value to private and public payers. 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...

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 - 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...

Health and Housing Partnership Profiles - Los Angeles CA: Case Study on Frequent User Intiatives in Los Angeles CA (2015). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This Profile focuses on Los Angeles CA and a multi-sector partnership to identify, house and provide services to 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...

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...

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...

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