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Enabling Services Case Study: A Focus on Apprenticeships: Alaska Primary Care Association Apprenticeship (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication is part of a series of case studies that highlight innovative models for providing enabling services to help reduce barriers to care and address social determinants of health. This case study features the Alaska Primary Care Association's efforts to launch an Apprenticeship Program for Community Health Workers -- in addition to other health care related occupations -- in partnership with the state department of labor. The case study discusses both the benefits of building a support staff pipeline in addition to key components of the curriculum and funding. More Details...

Recognizing and Responding to Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking in Health Center Settings (2019). Resource Type: n.a.. Description: This webinar provides an overview of the public health issues and the programs provided by two health centers in the United States. More Details...

Recommendations for the Care of Patients Experiencing Homelessness at Risk for or Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes: Adapted Clinical Guidelines (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Clinicians providing health care to people experiencing homelessness routinely adapt their practice to foster better outcomes for their patients. This document has been developed to serve as a reference for members of multi-disciplinary care teams including administrators, and students serving people experiencing homelessness and are at risk for, diagnosed with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. More Details...

Diabetes Self-Management: Education and Support (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) is a critical element of care for all people with diabetes. DSMES is the ongoing process of facilitating the knowledge, skills, and ability necessary for diabetes self-care, as well as activities that assist a person in implementing and sustaining the behaviors needed to manage his or her condition on an ongoing basis, beyond or outside of formal self-management training. More Details...

NNOHA Operations Manual - Quality Chapter (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Health centers strive to deliver quality care that leads to positive patient outcomes. This chapter of the NNOHA Operations Manual will explore quality improvement for oral health programs. More Details...

Aging in Place: A Resource for Health Centers (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The proportion of the world’s population over 60 years of age is projected to increase nearly double from 12% to 22% between 2015 and 2050 according to the World Health Organization (WHO). With the dramatic increase of this population, the need for programs and initiatives that address their healthy aging also increases. Ensuring that older adults have access to health care and the ability to “age in place” is a national priority both from a quality of life perspective and a cost savings perspective. More Details...

Increasing Access to Healthy Food and Exercise in Public Housing Communities: Examples From Public Housing Primary Care Grantees (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Public housing residents face the challenge of living in communities with poor access to healthy foods and safe places to exercise. Addressing access to healthy food and improving diet and exercise are critical components in improving the health of public housing residents. This report provides examples of Public Housing Primary Care Grantee strategies and programs that have increased access to healthy food, exercise and weight control models for public housing residents. More Details...

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention: Considerations for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Despite major advancements in HIV testing, treatment, and prevention, HIV diagnoses in the United States have remained stable since 2013. The introduction of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) has offered an opportunity to significantly reduce HIV transmission rates, yet those most at risk are not the ones utilizing this method of prevention. This fact sheet explores the intersection of HIV and homelessness, focusing on subpopulations with disproportionate rates of infection. It also provides promising practices in prevention and treatment, including recommendations around the initiation of PrEP in the Health Care for the Homeless setting. More Details...

Addressing Diabetes Factors in Elementary School Children Through School and Community Partnerships (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource highlights ways health centers (such as federally qualified health centers) can enhance health outcomes of elementary-aged children with obesity and other pre-diabetic through school partnerships. More Details...

Diabetes Management and Oral Health among Older Adults Experiencing Homelessness (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication highlights the diabetes disease burden and gum (periodontal) disease among older adults (50+) who have experienced or are experiencing homelessness and explores promising and evidence-based practices health centers can adopt, aimed at improving overall oral health among this population. More Details...

Community Health Centers Meeting Rural Health Needs (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This short fact sheet covers the barriers to care faced by rural communities and how Community Health Centers are helping to address those barriers: by focusing services on communities with the greatest difficulty accessing or affording care, innovating using telehealth technologies, and recruiting a wide range of health care providers to complement primary care, including dentists, pharmacists, and behavioral health professionals. Ultimately, health centers are achieving better improving outcomes for rural patients. More Details...

Diabetes Management and Oral Health Among Older Adults Experiencing Homelessness: Promising and Evidence-Based Practices for Health Centers in Diabetes Management and Oral Care (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar addressed the burden of diabetes among older adults who have experienced homelessness and the burden of periodontal disease among this population; the role of supportive housing as a key social determinant in improving health outcomes, including connections to quality dental care; and promising and evidence-based practices aimed at improving overall dentition among older adults with diabetes who are homeless or formerly homeless. More Details...

Social Determinants of Health for Public Housing Residents: Diabetes (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Public housing residents are more likely to be affected by community violence and chronic medical conditions such as diabetes. The following issues brief provide descriptions of some of the most critical issues affecting this special population. More Details...

Panel Management in the Age of Value-Based Care: Health Center Case Studies Developed with Chiron Strategy Group, June 2019 (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This downloadable HITEQ resource offers guidance on improving panel management activities, including real-life examples from two health centers of the challenges and successes in managing panels. More Details...

HUD Policy Brief on Rapid Re-housing: Understanding the Impact and Potential for Health Centers - CSH: Health centers are increasingly participating in rapid re-housing, which helps individuals and families find stable housing with subsidies and services (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Health centers need to understand the resources and how to access to support affordable housing for their clients. Rapid Rehousing is an effective housing intervention to quickly stabilize individuals and families to address their health and service needs. More Details...

Achieving Social Determinants of Health Goals through Capital Expansion (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) can be a powerful framework to help health centers become an integral part of a community that sets the foundation for health. Health centers are increasingly addressing SDOH through their capital projects, such as co-located health and housing units, community gardens, gyms, and building space for financial counseling. More Details...

Medical Respite Care Programs & the IHI Triple Aim Framework (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This policy brief takes a look at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) Triple Aim framework and how medical respite care programs can add value to help health centers meet the three improvement goals of this model—population health, the patient’s experience of care, and the per capita cost of health care. More Details...

VA Medical-Legal Partnership Readiness Guide (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Veterans are a special population with demonstrated social and legal needs that affect their health and well-being. The VA Medical-Legal Partnership Readiness Guide, developed by the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership, provides VA medical centers with a step-by-step approach to starting and sustaining an MLP. More Details...

What's New In PrEP and STIs?: Cases from a Sexual Health Clinic (2019). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Dr. Kevin Ard will use clinical cases to explore recent advances in HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and sexually-transmitted infection prevention and treatment for LGBTQ people, discussing implications for primary and specialty care. More Details...

Treatment Models for Non-Opioid Substance Use Amongst Populations Experiencing Homelessness (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This edition of Healing Hands complements a previous issue of Healing Hands, “Non-Opioid Substance Use, Mental Health, and Homelessness,” which contained information about the health impacts and demographic variance of substances that are commonly used by people experiencing homelessness, as well as guidance on confronting and reducing social stigmas about substance use. This issue focuses a lens on treatment by first examining treatment models and pharmacological interventions for substance use disorder, followed by information about additional tools that may assist care providers in providing comprehensive client-centered, trauma-informed physical and mental health care and harm reduction interventions. More Details...

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