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COVID-19 Vaccine:  Tips from your Community Health Worker (2021). COVID-19 vaccines are a critical tool to help stop the spread of disease and protect our communities. MHP Salud\'s Tips from your Community Health Worker resource for is designed for health workers supporting patients with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). The tips and resources aim to help health centers build vaccine confidence among the migrant and agricultural worker population and their families. More Details...

Culturally Competent Care: Learning Collaborative (20; Session 2 11). This is a learning collaborative series of 4 sessions where Health Center staff learned about standards for providing culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS) to their patients. Slides and recordings for all sessions are available here as well as resources to facilitate the implementation of CLAS in health center settings. More Details...

The Health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders Served at Health Centers 2018 (2019). This report examines current patient demographics and utilization of health services at health centers serving Asian Americans (AAs) and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NHPIs), and highlights the differences between these centers and the national average of all health centers in the United States. More Details...

Analysis of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health Outcomes at Health Centers: UDS 2018 (2020). This report examines the impact of chronic disease outcomes of Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NHPIs) at health centers and highlights the similarities and differences between NHPI-, NH-, and PI-serving health centers to health centers in the continental United States, Hawaii, and the Pacific region. More Details...

Telehealth Strategies and Resources for Serving Patients with Limited English Proficiency (2020). Telehealth has the power to provide care to people in ways that were not possible before. Telehealth has removed barriers and ensured that people receive care when and where it is most convenient. Telehealth has been especially powerful during the COVID-19 pandemic, when non-emergency services such as primary care, behavioral health, and other in-person visits have been postponed to reduce the spread of the virus. However, while telehealth can remove obstacles, if not used deliberately and thoughtfully, it can exacerbate many inequalities that exist in the United States health system. One factor that is essential is language accessibility. More Details...

Mi salud es mi tesoro: Un guía para vivir bien con diabetes: My Health Is My Treasure: A Guide to Living Well With Diabetes (2020). Migrant Clinicians Network’s groundbreaking new Spanish-language comic book, “Mi salud es mi tesoro: Un guía para vivir bien con diabetes,” or “My Health Is My Treasure: A Guide to Living Well With Diabetes,” tells the relatable story of Goyo, an agricultural worker with a new diabetes diagnosis. Illustrated by artist and frequent MCN collaborator Salvador Saenz, the colorful, low-literacy comic book allows clinicians to share how to live with diabetes, with content tailored specifically for agricultural workers. More Details...

Providing Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Care in Emergency Responses: Stories and Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy (2005). This second edition of AAPCHO's emergency preparedness compendium highlights the value and need for sharing best practices that are sensitive to the specific needs of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs) in emergency management efforts. More Details...

Providing Civil Legal Aid Through Medical-Legal Partnerships: A Critical Enabling Service for Health Centers Serving Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs) (2016). This case study highlights how a health center serving a high immigrant and limited English proficient patient population, including Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs) integrated civil legal aid into its services through a medical-legal partnership (MLP) approach in order to address the social determinants of health (SDOH). Lessons learned in conducting this case study show that the MLP approach is essential to health care transformation and quality improvement. The approach encourages collaboration between health care providers and legal teams to work together to improve clinical practice and institutional policies to better respond to patients’ needs. More Details...

Increasing Access and Caring for an Aging AA&NHPI Population (2017). This webinar discusses the challenges and opportunities for national organizations and health centers in serving the aging Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA&NHPI) population. Data from American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) highlight challenges facing AA&NHPI seniors such as poverty, lack of health insurance, limited English proficiency, isolation and lack of transportation. The webinar also share strategies on how health centers can address these obstacles to increase access and improve care for the aging AA&NHPI population. More Details...

In Language Resource Evaluation Toolkit (2015). This toolkit is designed to help health centers assess and design health education materials and communications that will be respectful and responsive to a patient's health beliefs, practices, and cultural and linguistic needs. This toolkit includes an evaluation process individuals can use when assessing the appropriateness of non-English health education materials for limited-English populations, criteria to consider when selecting reviewers, and a score card to help reviewers evaluate and rate materials. 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). 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...

Enabling Services Data Collection Implementation Packet: Enabling Services Accountability Project (2017). 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...

Enabling Services at Health Centers: Eliminating Disparities and Improving Quality: Challenges and Opportunities for Health Centers in Collecting Data on Enabling Services (2006). This report describes a pilot study conducted by AAPCHO and four member health centers. Through this project, a uniform dataset on enabling services was created and a standardized method for collecting data was implemented. The data demonstrates that a high percentage of patients at health centers utilize enabling services (ES), and each user receives more than one ES. The data is able to provide information on the variations in utilization of enabling services and user characteristics at each health center. More Details...

Enabling Services at Community Health Centers (2010). This report introduces the important role enabling services (ES) play in the delivery of high quality care for medically underserved Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs). It details the high utilization of such services and the impact they have on patients' health outcomes. It concludes with recommendations for establishing a nationally recognized standard for ES data collection and utilization, integrating ES into the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model, and funding to sustain and ensure quality services. More Details...

Diabetes in Special and Vulnerable Populations: A National Learning Series - Part 2: Housing Instability and Diabetes Outcomes in Agricultural Workers and LGBT Communities (2017). This webinar focuses on the social determinants of health (SDOH) that affects vulnerable patients, like housing instability, complicate efforts to self-manage diabetes. Some of the communities at highest risk for developing diabetes are farmworkers, LGBT-identified individuals and those experiencing homelessness. Individuals from these populations are more vulnerable due to challenges unique to their racial/social groups such as lack of access to affordable housing and healthy food, lack of stable housing due to constant mobility, limited English proficiency and other social determinants of health. These factors impact their ability to obtain health insurance, access affordable health care, and follow medication adherence. 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). 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...

A Patient Guide to Language Access (2016). This toolkit describes the rights of patients to language access, questions to consider when determining an appropriate health care provider and health center, and resources for patient advocacy. The toolkit is available in multiple languages of English, Chinese, and Vietnamese. More Details...

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