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Monkeypox: What Frontline Clinicians Need to Know (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The 2022 monkeypox (MPX) outbreak disproportionately affects gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM). Although severe illness from MPX has been rare, many affected individuals are experiencing a painful illness that takes weeks to resolve, and they may face stigma related to the illness and/or their sexual orientation. In this interactive webinar, clinicians will learn the latest information about MPX epidemiology, clinical manifestations, prevention, supportive care, and treatment. More Details...

Two-Tiered Screening for Patient Socila Needs in a Safety-Net Setting: Using Two Pre-Screening Questions to assess patients’ social needs at a Chicago-area FQHC (2022). Resource Type: Template. Description: Erie Family Health Centers, a Chicago-area Federally Qualified Health Center, initiated a two-part social needs screening process with patients in May 2020. A medical assistant asked a single prescreening question about interest in being connected to resources and interested patients received a follow-up call from staff to screen for needs and connect with resources. A second prescreening question was added asking patients their preferred method for receiving resources. The results of this process suggest that a two-tiered screening for social needs is feasible in the safety net setting. More Details...

Human Resources (HR) Issue Brief: Employee Freedoms in the Health Center Workplace (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This Issue Brief examines employee freedoms in the health center workplace. It summarizes the relevant legal issues that must be considered when establishing policies relating to employee freedoms in the workplace. More Details...

“Acting on Social Determinants of Health Screening Data to Address Barriers to Health” Webinar (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: AAPCHO, Health Outreach Partners (HOP), MHP Salud, and National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC) hosted a HRSA-sponsored webinar to explore strategies to screen special and vulnerable populations for social determinants of health (SDOH) and build effective practices to begin addressing SDOH through outreach and enabling services (ES). More Details...

Social Determinants of Health Lessons Learned, Challenges, and Barriers: A Resource for Health Centers, Vol. 2 (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), Health Outreach Partners (HOP), MHP Salud, and National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC), four HRSA-funded National Training and Technical Assistance Partner organizations, released a report on lessons learned, challenges, barriers, and impact stories shared from the (4) sessions of the “Screening Methods and Strategies for Using Data on Outreach and Enabling Services to Address Social Determinants of Health” Learning Collaborative. This Learning Collaborative explored strategies to screen special and vulnerable populations for social determinants of health (SDOH) and successfully utilize data to build effective practices to begin addressing SDOH through outreach and enabling services. With these lessons learned, AAPCHO, HOP, MHP Salud, and NHCHC will continue this work with a webinar and successive learning collaborative in 2022-2023. More Details...

Quality Improvement Strategies for LTBI Screening, Testing, and Treatment in AA and NH/PI-serving Health Centers: EHR Template Development Learning Collaborative – June 2022 (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The Tuberculosis Elimination Alliance held a learning collaborative, funded by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the Health Resources & Services Administration, in February 2022. In the learning collaborative, health center clinicians and/or enabling services providers explore quality improvement strategies for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) screening, testing, and treatment on electronic health record (EHR) template development. The learning collaborative goals included the development EHR templates, education on the 12-dose regimen, guidance on TB as a national clinical quality measure, and training for clinical and enabling services providers who focus on LTBI screening, testing, and treatment. More Details...

Affirming Reproductive Health Care for LGBTQIA+ People (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar is designed to help health centers understand the unique needs of LGBTQIA+ people when seeking reproductive health care. Participants will explore the unique barriers to reproductive health care for LGBTQIA+ people and discover promising practices for providing affirming pre-conception counseling and OBGYN and reproductive health care, including strategies for health navigation, and considerations for LGBTQIA+ patients who seek to raise children. More Details...

Identifying, Classifying & Reporting H-2A Workers in the UDS (Uniform Data System) (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: NCFH created this publication to assist health center staff in understanding the key differences between H-2A and H-2B visa programs and how to accurately identify and report H-2A workers in the UDS. More Details...

Clinical Quality Measures for Eligible Professionals: 2022 Update (2022). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This spreadsheet developed by the HITEQ Center provides a crosswalk of Clinical Quality Measures and their electronic specifications as defined in the 2022 update for Eligible Professionals (Clinicians). More Details...

Billing, Coding, Documentation & Quality Series, Part II: Treating Substance/Opioid Use Disorders via Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in Community Health (2022). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar from 1/27/22 outlines the steps needed to effectively document, code, and bill for services including screening for SUD/OUD and providing care during the induction, stabilization, and maintenance phases of MAT. Individual state Medicaid issues are too numerous and will not be specifically referred to on a state-by-state basis. More Details...

Billing, Coding, Documentation & Quality Series, Part I: Top 10 Documentation and Revenue Tips in Community Health (2022). Resource Type: Archived webinar. Description: This session from 1/20/22 provides a review of opportunities for Community Health Centers to improve clinical documentation, professional coding, and medical billing with a focus on the unique CMS rules and regulations for reporting health services to various insurance entities. Significant attention will be paid to how staff can work together to balance clinical and business goals. Webinar content is presented from the perspective of a CMS-approved federally qualified Health Center with a focus on details found within CMS Claims/Benefits Manuals Chapters 9 and 13. More Details...

Homeless Mortality and the Impact of COVID-19 (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar gave an overview of the new Homeless Mortality Data Toolkit, featuring two communities who conduct a thorough review of homeless mortality, including reflections on the impact of COVID-19 on untimely deaths. Determining leading cause of death is a crucial part of health centers\' needs assessment requirements; for any health center serving people without homes, the strategies shared in this discussion should be central. More Details...

Housing Insecurity and Health Centers: The Case for Screening and Beyond (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Housing insecurity was on the rise across the country even before the pandemic, which destabilized so many lives. If health centers are serious about the Social Determinants of Health, they should prioritize housing as a profoundly influential SDOH, regardless of HCH designation. This webinar featured two leaders whose health centers do NOT have HCH funding but provide quality services for people experiencing homelessness all the same. We discussed data on homelessness across the country, what UDS shows on screening for housing insecurity among non-HCH health centers, strategies for screening inclusively, and the breadth of the HRSA definition of homelessness. We concluded by highlighting a new HRSA-funded publication that goes deeper on all of these issues. More Details...

Privacy Principles for Protecting Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence, Exploitation and Human Trafficking in Healthcare Settings (2021). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Included here are guiding principles that should be applied by healthcare providers, administrators, policy makers and developers when designing, building, utilizing or regulating health information systems that will hold or exchange sensitive health information. More Details...

Collecting Gender Identity Data in EHRs (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Chris Grasso and Juwan Campbell discuss the importance of and how to collect gender identity data in EHRs. More Details...

Health Center Information Blocking Avenger: A HITEQ Center Training Badge (2021). Resource Type: E-Learning. Description: In March 2019, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) issued a Proposed Rule, 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program. ONC released a final rule in March 2020, published in the Federal Register on May 1, 2020. The Final Rule prohibits actors from blocking the exchange of electronic health information and seeks to increase the ease and choices available for patients to access their data.If Information Blocking is all new to you, review these resources first to set yourself up for success. More Details...

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Implementation Toolkit (2021). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This is a toolkit for decision-makers and implementers of vaccine clinics. Our goal was to create a “vaccination clinic in a box” that could be replicated in, and tailored to, many types of settings. The guide includes prompts for questions you may need to ask, examples of many types of documents that you may need (and information about where to find more documentation), and lessons-learned from our experience. More Details...

21st Century CURES Act and Information blocking - How to Avoid Blocking Interoperable EHI.: HITEQ Highlights Webinar (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: In this webinar, the HITEQ Center discusses the 21st Century CURES act (CURES act), specifically focused on how it defined interoperability and information blocking and how that relates to health centers. With HHS recently extending the provider compliance date to April 5, 2021, we review how ONC’s final rules defined information blocking requirements and exceptions. We discuss common scenarios and health center policy practices that might be considered information blocking, and how they can reduce health center risks with early planning and policy definitions. More Details...

Billing, Coding, Documentation & Quality Series, Part II: Treating Substance/Opioid Use Disorders via Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in Community Health (2021). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: By providing CMS-covered Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) services in the treatment of Substance/Opioid Use Disorders (SUD and OUD) your community health center’s clinical providers may be eligible for a more full range of loan repayment programs while providing desperately needed services to patients who need help with the medical and behavioral health issue related to this other public health emergency. More Details...

Homeless Persons Mortality Toolkit (2020). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: Homelessness is deadly. People without homes are more vulnerable to virtually every illness and injury and die, on average, 30 years earlier than housed people. As part of health centers' required periodic needs assessment, cause of death for people experiencing homelessness must be measured: this toolkit shows you how. More Details...

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