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Innovative Strategies to Increase Screening of Children for Lead Poisoning (2017). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar covers community-based strategies for protecting children from lead poisoning through increased screening. 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...

Outreach and Enrollment Case Study #3: Borinquen Medical Centers of Miami-Dade (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Since 2013, over 1,300 health centers nationwide have received federal funding to conduct outreach and enrollment (O&E) activities. This case study - the third produced by the National Association of Community Health Centers - examines how Borinquen Medical Centers, a federally qualified health center in Miami, FL, transformed their practice operations in order to conduct outreach and enroll uninsured community members into health insurance coverage. This case study examines the impacts that these activities had on the health center's finances, operations, and social determinants of health. More Details...

Understanding And Combating Stigma: A Toolkit For Improving Care And Support For People Affected By HBV (2017). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: This toolkit is written for health care providers and community health advocates who want to improve the care and support for people affected by HBV. The aim of this toolkit is to support you and anyone you are working with to confront and reduce the stigma associated with HBV, and to promote increased prevention, care and treatment of hepatitis B. Anyone can get HBV. We need to work together to promote understanding and action to combat HBV-related stigma and discrimination to combat this disease. More Details...

Sliding Fee Discount Program (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: NCFH and Farmworker Justice have created this customizable, low-literacy tool for all Migrant & Community Health Centers to help explain your patients' financial responsibility - how and what patients should expect to pay during their visit - focusing on the sliding fee scale discount program. More Details...

Financial Responsibility Tool (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource is a low-literacy tool for all Migrant & Community Health Centers on your patients' financial responsibility. The tool covers how and what patients should expect to pay as well as an easy-to-understand infographic on the Sliding Fee Scale. More Details...

Environmental and Occupational Health Screening Questions for the Primary Care Setting: Preguntas para sondear en los lugares de atension a la salud (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Three concise and effective environmental/occupational health screening questions for the primary care provider. Electronic Health Record Version English/Spanish resource. More Details...

Population Health Management, Social Determinants of Health and How These Fit: The relationship between population health management and social determinants of health (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This is a 21-slide module presenting an introduction to the concept of and relationship between population health management and social determinants of health beginning with current definitions, a brief history of along with the evolution of the field. This is a 21-slide module presenting an introduction to the concept of and relationship between population health management and social determinants of health beginning with current definitions, a brief history of along with the evolution of the field. A comprehensive model for the relationship among the social determinants of health and outcomes of population health is also included. More Details...

Data for Population Health Management: Measuring Population Health & Emerging Directions in Population Health (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This is an 18-slide module describes the role and importance of data to population health management. This is an 18-slide module describes the role and importance of data to population health management. This includes the various sources for data that inform population health management, an introduction to population health analytics; and recommended frameworks for collecting data and measuring impacts and outcomes of population health. The module concludes with a brief discussion of areas of future research and development in population health management. More Details...

Current Population Health Management in Health Centers: The Case for Implementing Population Health Management and Addressing the Social Determinants of Health (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This is a 27-slide module on population health management in the Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). The module provides several examples of current initiatives that support PHM and SDM as well as the use of these concept in supporting health equity in navigating the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This is a 27-slide module on population health management in the Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). The module provides several examples of current initiatives that support population health management and social determinants of health as well as the use of these concept in supporting health equity in navigating the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The module also serves to specifically outline the rationale of PHM in areas of cost efficiency, quality improvement and patient care including value-based reimbursement and risk contracts, targeting care and resources to improve outcomes, and patient engagement and care management.   More Details...

A Roadmap for Implementing Population Health Management: The implementation of population health management and social determinants of health in healthcare centers (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This is a 22-slide module on the implementation of population health management and social determinants of health in healthcare centers using the framework of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) for health equity. This is a 22-slide module on the implementation of population health management and social determinants of health in healthcare centers using the framework of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) for health equity. This outline provides a foundation that begins with electronic health records (EHR) and its progression to PHM. A step by step road map to implementation is outlined including adjusting organizational culture, conducting a vendor assessment, population stratification, work processes, patient registries, piloting and measuring implementation, and improvement. More Details...

Health Center Value Proposition Template: The Value of Health Centers in Assisting their Community to Meet the Triple Aim (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This customizable document uses health center data to support them in demonstrating their value to potential partners and key stakeholders. The document provides evidence for how health centers align with the Triple Aim. Health centers can fill in and customize the value proposition template to demonstrate the value of their primary care services and care model in providing high quality, cost-effective care to those most in need.  The template is structured around the three tenants of the Triple Aim: 1. Improving population health through economic and job growth; addressing social determinants of health; and providing high quality care through a health home model, quality outcomes and implementation of health information technology. 2. Improving patient experience by providing care that is responsive to the needs and realities of the patient population, including patient portals, non-traditional hours and timely appointments. 3. Reducing the per capita cost of health care by engaging in payment reform efforts and providing high-quality care at a low cost. Download the template to create your value proposition below. More Details...

Transportation Quality Improvement Toolkit (2016). Resource Type: Toolkit. Description: HOP's toolkit titled “Transportation and Health Access: A Quality Improvement Toolkit" is an easy-to-use, practical guide to assist health centers with assessing the scope of the problem and finding solutions to missed medical appointments due to transportation barriers. The toolkit guides the user through the two key phases of the quality improvement process: Needs Assessment and Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycle, a continuous quality improvement process. Each section contains an overview of the concepts and sample tools. The tools are designed to be a starting point, and can be customized as needed to align with the specific context and resources of each health center. More Details...

Transportation and Health Access Infobook (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Since 2000, Health Outreach Partners (HOP) has conducted bi-annual national needs assessments of community health centers serving underserved populations. The findings have consistently demonstrated that transportation is a top barrier to health care access. This infobook provides a general introduction to the topic of transportation as a barrier to health care access in the United States. The material is drawn from interviews, case studies, and reviews of existing literature. Although geared towards community health centers, it is relevant to all health care providers. 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...

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...

Building Resources to Support Civil Legal Aid Access in HRSA-Funded Health Centers (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This issue brief describes how health centers used supplemental funding to anchor MLP services as part of enabling services activities. It shares the experiences of health centers from Hawai’i to New Hampshire that received expanded services awards from HRSA and used them for legal-related enabling services, and extrapolates lessons for other health centers about the impact of collaborations between health centers and civil legal aid services and how to leverage funding opportunities for fostering medical-legal partnerships. More Details...

Using Health Center Needs Assessments To Address Legal Needs (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This fact sheet outlines how health centers can use community needs assessments to understand and meet their patients’ health-harming civil legal needs. More Details...

Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery: After the Storm: Lessons Learned on Worker Health & Safety during Storm Disaster Cleanup (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Recent events have highlighted the importance of planning and preparing for the continuity of health care services in the event of emergency or disaster. Following disaster, a thorough emergency response allows health centers to shifts gears to address the longer-term health consequences of disaster. Providing health care services to underserved populations, like agricultural workers, poses a host of challenges to service providers under the best of circumstances, including isolated rural work and home locations, group housing, substandard housing, mobility, limited English proficiency, cultural factors, transportation, documentation status, and poverty. The significance of these factors is undoubtedly magnified under emergency circumstances. More Details...

Medication-Assisted Treatment: Buprenorphine in the HCH Community (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This policy brief discusses buprenorphine treatment in the HCH environment, identifying challenges to treatment and recommendations for both clinical practice and public policy change needed to increase access to care. It is also the broader hope that the information in this policy brief can help prevent further deaths from opioid addiction, inform clinical training needs, influence how communities respond to addiction treatment, improve public health, and promote a more seamless integration of addiction treatment with primary care services. More Details...

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