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Increasing Access to Care and Improving Health Outcomes: A Spotlight on AA&NHPI-Serving Community Health Centers (2015). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar provides an overview of the role of health centers in reducing health disparities among Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs) and promoting health equity. It examines the unique differences between AA&NHPI-serving health centers and national health centers. More Details...

In Your Hands: Preventing Skin Cancer (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This fact sheet is for agricultural workers with information about how to protect themselves from skin cancer. More Details...

In Your Hands: An Introduction to Skin Cancer for Outreach Workers (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This fact sheet is for outreach workers with information about skin cancer education and prevention. 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 Health Care for Transgender People (n.a.). Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules. Description: This module will guide learners through the basics of transgender health care in four parts. Part 1 begins by defining transgender-related terminology, demographics, and health disparities. Part 2 focuses on providing affirmative health care to transgender patients. Part 3 discusses gender affirmation treatment, including hormonal and surgical care, and part 4 describes ways to create a more inclusive and welcoming environment for all patients. 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...

Improving Care through the Voices of Our Patients: Patient Engagement Programs at Health Centers Serving Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (2015). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This report highlights Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA&NHPI)-serving health center experiences facilitating patient engagement and leadership programs to improve care and services for this vulnerable population. It spotlights the patient engagement efforts of International Community Health Services (ICHS), the largest AA&NHPI-serving health center in Washington State who successfully implemented a Patient Advisory Council (PAC) to encourage its patients to become active partners in their health care. More Details...

Implementing your sliding fee policy (2017). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This session will review the requirements and different methodologies in operationalizing a sliding fee program. More Details...

Implementing the Enhanced CLAS Standards in Health Centers (2016). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: The Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) standards were developed to provide guidance on how to improve service delivery to clients who may not have sufficient access to care based on race, ethnicity, linguistic capacity or cultural background. This webinar will provide an overview of each Standard with specific examples of strategies in meeting the standard for organizational system improvement. More Details...

Impact of the Workplace on Primary Care Management of the Diabetic Patient (2018). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Management of diabetes can be affected by many factors including the type of job of the diabetic patient. More importantly, poor diabetes management can compromise a workers’ ability to perform their job duties. The standard of care to regulate blood glucose such as standardized medication, activity, and food regimens may not be possible for many workers, particularly those in low-wage jobs. There may be no place to store medication or food, breaks may be limited or not regularly be offered and following a food regimen while working may not be feasible. This webinar reviews how work can impact diabetes management and offers strategies and tools to assist diabetic patients in managing their disease at work. Results from a recent study with primary care providers will be shared to highlight new recommendations for clinical decision support. More Details...

Impact of Enabling Services Utilization on Health Outcomes: Enabling Services Accountability Project (2009). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This factsheet highlights the impact of enabling services (ES) on diabetes and childhood immunizations at four health centers, Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center in Waianae, HI, Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in New York, NY, International Community Health Services in Seattle, WA, and Kalihi-Palama Health Center in Honolulu, HI. The results indicate that ES utilization is associated with better diabetes outcomes and child immunization. More Details...

If You Build It, Will They Come?: Recruiting and Retaining Consumers Experiencing Homelessness in Health Center Governance (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This publication discusses common challenges and offers solutions in how to recruit new consumer leaders, as well as how to create structures and environments that encourage them to continue to engage. Also included are useful lessons on creating healthy group dynamics. More Details...

ICD-10 Z-Codes for Social Determinants of Health: A quick reference guide for providers and health care leaders (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource will equip health center stakeholders with the understanding of how standardized social determinants of health (SDoH) data can be used and which ICD10 z-codes are pertinent as a standardized SDoH data set. This resource describes ways standardized social determinant of health (SDoH) data can be used and provides a quick reference guide to which ICD-10 codes can help document standardized SDoH data.  Download here or below. More Details...

Hurricane Recovery Resources for Health Centers (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: These resources assist health centers in obtaining Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding for damaged or destroyed facilities. More Details...

HRSA Telehealth Resource Center (TRC) Technical Assistance available to health centers!: 12/22 HITEQ/HRSA Webinar Transcription (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: A transcription of the December 22nd HITEQ/HRSA Telehealth Webinar. Please join HRSA’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) and the Health Information Technology, Evaluation, and Quality (HITEQ) Center to learn about free telehealth and other health IT resources available to health centers. We will introduce participants to the regional Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs) and how to access the resources and technical assistance provided by the TRCs.  Participants will also learn about the HITEQ Center and different health IT resources and services available. For more information on the TRCs, please visit: http://www.telehealthresourcecenter.org/. For more information on the HITEQ Center, please visit: http://www.hiteqcenter.org/. More Details...

How To Get Care at Your Health Center Tool  (2015). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: To support health centers’ outreach and registration efforts, NCFH has created an educational tool titled How to Get Care at Your Health Center. With the use of photos, this easy-to-read, 4-page brochure, explains to patients the steps they should follow to access services at the health center and have a good experience during their visit. It guides the reader on making and get ready for an appointment, what to expect during the visit, and how to pay for services. More Details...

How To Get Care at Your Health Center Digital Story (2015). Resource Type: Video. Description: NCFH has also produced a digital story as a companion tool to the printer-friendly document. Narrated in Spanish with English subtitles, and easily accessible from YouTube, this digital story is a great resource to display in the health center waiting areas, or for the use of outreach staff when promoting health center registration and use. More Details...

Housing Solutions for People Experiencing Homelessness: Healing Hands clinical newsletter (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This issue of Healing Hands is dedicated to key housing approaches and models that may be utilized in housing programs, with a special focus on some of the challenges involved in housing families and a spotlight on lessons learned from care providers about how to create supportive structures and communities for people transitioning into housing. More Details...

Housing Opportunities for Persons with HIV/AIDS and HOPWA Modernization: HUD Policy Brief Understanding the Impact of Housing Policies for Health Centers (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS) is the federal housing program which provides both housing subsidies and services for vulnerable populations. Recent changes to the allocation and eligibility requirements under the program provide new opportunity for Health Centers to collaborte with their local communities to support the federal goal to eliminate HIV/AIDS. This series translates federal housing policies to help health centers understand the impact and how to coordinate and adapt programming to create the most beneficial outcomes for clients. More Details...

Housing is Health Care: A Case Study of Housing Development at an HCH Program (2018). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Many health centers are prioritizing housing as an essential component of the health services they provide to vulnerable populations. This publication details the site-based housing development, property management, and integrated supportive services at the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) in Denver, CO. Learn how CCH became a national leader in the integration of health and housing. More Details...

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