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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...

Three Domains to Improve Performance: Immunization Coverage Case Study (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Improving performance can be boiled down to three approaches: improving the completeness and accuracy of data, decreasing missed opportunities, and improving the quality of services. Determining which of these is appropriate for your circumstance requires doing some data validation to assess where the issue lies. If you have not taken that step yet, please visit that section of the HITEQ site. Improving performance can be boiled down to three approaches: improving the completeness and accuracy of data, decreasing missed opportunities, and improving the quality of services. Determining which of these is appropriate for your circumstance requires doing some data validation to assess where the issue lies. If you have not taken that step yet, please visit that section of the HITEQ site. This case study walks through improving performance on immunization coverage using one continuous quality improvement process, the AFIX program, and highlights strategies in each of the three approaches to improve performance. More Details...

Successful Practices in Accountable Care: Community Health Centers, Inc. (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This papers describes Community Health Centers, Inc., work with their electronic health record vendor to better understand their patient population and provide better care. More Details...

Strategic Guidance for Health and Housing Partnerships: Step by Step Strategies for Health and Housing Partnerships (2015). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This indepth resource guide explores the importance and value of partnering with supportive housing providers, partner perspectives and goals, how to assess your organization's and your partner organization's readiness, and how to make partnerships last. More Details...

Providing Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Care in Emergency Responses: Stories and Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy (2005). Resource Type: Publication. Description: 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...

Literature Review: Resources for Building Health and Housing Partnerships: Abstracts of Health and Housing Partnership Literature (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Searching for data to support fundraising or new program development? This Literature Review provides robust summary of articles and studies supporting SDOH and health and housing partnerships. More Details...

Increasing Oral Health Access thorugh Clinic Expansion: Promising Practice (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This promising practice describes key points and lessons learned when a large community health center expanded dental services into a new area. More Details...

Increasing Access To Care Through Contracting for Dental Services: Promising Practice (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This promising practice describes how a community health center in Wisconsin utilized contracting with local dentists to expand dental services at the health center. More Details...

Increasing Access To Care thorugh Tele-Dentistry: Promising Practice (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Teledentistry is an emerging trend among health centers to expand access to dental care. This promising practice will discuss the story of Ravenswood Family Health Center in California and their use of the virtual dental home model. More Details...

In Language Resource Evaluation Toolkit (2015). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: 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...

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...

Employing Dental Therapists in an FQHC: A NNOHA Promising Practice (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This promising practice tells the story of a community health center in Minnesota who hired dental therapists to increase access to their dental services. More Details...

Best Practice Services in Supportive Housing for Health Centers: Webinar highlights service collaboration in Supportive Housing for health centers, hospitals and other health partners (2018). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar highlights effective service coordination models for health and housing partners to address the complex needs of currently homeless and formerly homeless populations More Details...

A User’s Guide for Implementation of Interprofessional Oral Health Core Clinical Competencies: Results of a Pilot Project: Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care Practice (2015). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This user's guide provides strategies for health centers to implement the oral health core clinical competencies for integration of oral health and primary care practice. The guide includes promising practices from health centers that piloted the implementation fo the core clinical competencies. More Details...

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