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Housing and Health: Building Partnerships to Support Public Housing Residents (n.a.). Resource Type: Publication. Description: No annotation provided by the authoring organization. More Details...

Hospital Community Benefit Funds: Resources for the HCH Community (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This policy brief gives an overview of hospital community benefit requirements, illustrates the difference between two types of benefits, describes how community benefit funds are currently distributed, discusses additional state requirements, considers hospital perspectives, provides examples of successful partnerships currently in practice, and shares advice for maximizing hospital partnerships with the Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) community. More Details...

Homelessness & Adverse Childhood Experiences: The Health and Behavioral Health Consequences of Childhood Trauma (2019). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Childhood trauma is a predictor of poor health outcomes and people experiencing homelessness are more likely to experience adverse experiences in childhood. Learn more about how you can screen for and address ACEs in our new resource. More Details...

HITEQ-Social-Determinants-Data-Infographic-2017: Coding Social Determinants of Health (SDH) for Optimizing Value (2017). Resource Type: Other. Description: SDH coding is important for clinical management and outcomes reporting for payment reform and value based payment (particularly capitate payment), as well as other policy work. SDH coding begins with care providers, who often may need to understand how these data can be used to benefit not only the patient they are serving but also the broader population served by the organization. More Details...

HITEQ Job Function Decision Tree: A Matrix of Skills and Job Descriptions for Health IT Staff (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: The following document is intended to assist health center staff create new job descriptions and/or modify existing job descriptions to more clearly incorporate Health IT and quality-related responsibilities.  The matrix provides responsibilities across three categories of roles:  Medical Leadership, Quality, and Health IT.  It differentiates these responsibilities based on typical job functions (e.g., Quality Improvement, Compliance, Meaningful Use).    The following document is intended to assist health center staff create new job descriptions and/or modify existing job descriptions to more clearly incorporate Health IT and quality-related responsibilities.  The matrix provides responsibilities across three categories of roles:  Medical Leadership, Quality, and Health IT.  It differentiates these responsibilities based on typical job functions (e.g., Quality Improvement, Compliance, Meaningful Use).    This tool is helpful in two distinct ways. First, the matrix can provide language to modify existing job descriptions to ensure that for each function, responsibilities are articulated across all appropriate health center roles. Second, the matrix can help an organization that has determined the need for additional Quality and Health IT staff, such as a Data Analyst or Quality Coordinator.  The tool can assist in determining which functions will be incorporated into the new role, and then developing the job description from the chosen functions. More Details...

HITEQ Health App Decision Tree: A tool developed In collaboration with the Children's Health Fund to help choose appropriate Health Apps (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: There are thousands of consumer health applications health apps, which run on smartphones, watches, tablets, and other mobile devices. These Health Apps are available for download for general consumers, patients, and healthcare professionals. Currently, there is no governmental agency that provides certification or guidance on health apps, although there are several projects from organizations such as HL7, the FDA, ONC, and OCR that are working to provide guidance. User discrepancy in terms of the validity and safety of the health apps they choose to use are primarily based on ratings or recommendations. This guide seeks to provide a health app decision tree that can assist medical professionals and consumers in making wise choices when using health apps. There are thousands of consumer health applications health apps, which run on smartphones, watches, tablets, and other mobile devices. These health apps are available for download for general consumers, patients, and healthcare professionals. Currently, there is no governmental agency that provides certification or guidance on health apps, although there are several projects from organizations such as HL7, the FDA, ONC, and OCR that are working to provide guidance. User discrepancy in terms of the validity and safety of the health apps they choose to use are primarily based on ratings or recommendations. This guide seeks to provide a health app decision tree that can assist medical professionals and consumers in making wise choices when using health apps. The Children's Health Fund was made aware of a use case in which a health app that was targeted for use by adults was used for a child and consequently caused a detrimental health issue. Currently there are no certifying bodies for consumer-oriented health apps and consequently many doctors must navigate this domain themselves. This guide seeks to provide a health app decision tree that can assist medical professionals and consumers in making wise choices when using health apps. Download the decision tree below. More Details...

Hiring Test to Screen Possible Candidates for Data Knowledge: Gauging an Applicant’s Basic Data Knowledge and Abilities (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This test is intended to gauge an applicant’s basic data knowledge and abilities.  Applicants are to go through all the tabs in order and follow the instructions in the red boxes. Included is an answer key that accompanies the Hiring Test. After giving a candidate the test, the hiring manager can use the Answer key to assess how the candidate did on the test. This test is intended to gauge an applicant’s basic data knowledge and abilities.  Applicants are to go through all the tabs in order and follow the instructions in the red boxes.  Hiring managers can administer this test as they see fit: they can email it to the applicant after a phone interview to see if they want to offer them an in-person or second interview it can be completed after the interview to determine whether the applicant has the basic skills needed for the position if the person is the right choice for the company because of mission-fit and soft skills, it can be used as a training assessment This also allows employees to assess if the job is the right fit for them. Note: Patients listed are fictitious examples More Details...

Hiring for Team Fit (2017). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This archived webinar recording explains the importance of hiring for "Team Fit" to the patient experience and describes best practice examples for hiring for "Team Fit" 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). Resource Type: Publication. Description: 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...

High-Performance Health Centers: Learning, Measuring, Achieving (2014). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This guide explores the transition from data to information to knowledge to action with the goal of achieving a high level of performance. It discusses the difference between calculating outputs and measuring outcomes, and reviews the basics of “change management,” explaining how to identify what’s important and how to transform limited resources into significant improvements. It also describes the importance of measuring, benchmarking, and evaluating all organizational activities, providing an introduction to the tools needed to attain high performance. More Details...

HIE Evaluation Checklist: Scoring HIE offerings to assess suitability to your health center. (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This HIE evaluation checklist is a scoring checklist that health centers can use to evaluate HIE offerings on a number of key components ; and was modified for the health center audience with permission from the HIMSS HIE Evaluation Checklist. HITEQ recommends this scoring checklist which health centers can use to evaluate HIE offerings on a number of key components. This has been adapted from an earlier checklist developed by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), with permission. The checklist includes multiple criteria that may be more comprehensive than some providers need, but this scoring tool allows individual criteria to be included or omitted as appropriate during your review. The first tab ("HIE Evaluation Checklist") is a blank document. The second tab ("Checklist Example") shows how one provider might rate a particular HIE offering by including, excluding, and attaching its ratings to each criterion. Download the excel checklist below. More Details...

Helping Residents in Public Housing Understand the Affordable Care Act (n.a.). Resource Type: Publication. Description: No annotation provided by the authoring organization. More Details...

Healthy Smiles for a Lifetime (2005). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: This is an oral health curriculum for the training of community health workers. It focuses on preventing common dental problems such as tooth decay and gum disease and the barriers that keep farmworkers from being able to enjoy good dental health. More Details...

Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies: Promoting Mental Wellness in Youth (n.a.). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: Youth share their perspectives on mental health, how SBHCs can promote awareness, and ways adolescents and adults can work together to overcome stigmas and improve student health. More Details...

Health, Schools, and Public Housing: Uniting for Young People's Success (2018). Resource Type: Archived Webinar. Description: This webinar discusses needs of children and adolescents within public housing and successful health center strategies for creating partnerships between housing and education sectors. More Details...

Health Tips (2015). Resource Type: Patient Material. Description: Health Tip's is a bilingual, quarterly publication that focuses on health topics and issues prominent to the farmworker and the general Hispanic population. It makes use of low-literacy and culturally - appropriate terminology to present the latest, most updated information on health topics. More Details...

Health Outcomes and Data Measures for Supportive Housing and Health Centers: A Quick (Data) Guide for Health and Housing Partnerships (2017). Resource Type: Publication. Description: Both health and housing providers are tracking data elements and outcomes for a similar vulnerable populations. This resource guide highlights the common data elements currently being tracked, and opportunities to learn from multi-sector partners More Details...

Health IT-Enabled Quality Improvement: A Guide to Improvement: 10/4 HITEQ Highlights Webinar Transcription (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: A transcription of the October 4th HITEQ Highlights webinar. A transcription of the October 4th HITEQ Highlights webinar.  Improving care delivery is a business and mission imperative for health centers, and the HITEQ Center offers a growing collection of tools and services to support this journey. The foundation for these particular offerings is the "Guide for Improving Care Processes and Outcomes in FQHCs."  This web-based resource provides step-by-step guidance on understanding and improving workflows and information flows that drive performance on key targets such as hypertension control and colorectal cancer screening. Guide centerpieces include worksheets for documenting, analyzing, sharing and improving care processes for such targets. Strategies and tools in the Guide have been used successfully in various quality improvement (QI) initiatives, and a HITEQ Center focus is spreading this value more quickly and widely among health centers. This introductory training session introduces health centers and their partners to the Guide's proven approaches, worksheets and other health IT-enabled QI tool More Details...

Health IT Staff Resume Screening Tool: A template for Human Resources and Hiring Managers (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This is a list of key words and phrases that can be used to pre-screen resumes for HIT/QI jobs to help quickly identify candidates for an additional screen. More Details...

Health IT Staff Recruitment Strategies: A template for Human Resources and Hiring Managers (2016). Resource Type: Publication. Description: This resource provides ideas about the latest recruiting tips used by community health centers as well as leading organizations from other industries. Review the strategies and identify ones that could work in your organization.  Adapt them as necessary to fit your particular needs and resources. This resource provides ideas about the latest recruiting tips used by community health centers as well as leading organizations from other industries. Review the strategies and identify ones that could work in your organization.  Adapt them as necessary to fit your particular needs and resources. More Details...

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