Trauma-Informed Care: ‘ACE’s Are Not Destiny’
October 19, 2016
Trauma-Informed Care: ‘ACE’s Are Not Destiny’ oriented the audience to the definition, prevalence and impact of trauma and provide an overview of Trauma-Informed Approaches and informed them how to apply these in their daily work. The goal of this webinar was for participants to gain increased awareness of the connection between trauma and mental health, addictions and physical health conditions and to teach some practical ways to promote healing and recovery.
CEO and Board of Directors: Who Does What?
October 5, 2016
The CEO and Board of Directors’ relationship can be pivotal for Health Center Program Grantees. This webinar outlined the roles of each key stakeholder and defined who does what. At the end of the 60 minute webinar, participant had increased their knowledge of these defined roles and were to successfully put into practice what they have learned.
Oral Health Risk Assessment: Improving Oral Health in Underserved Populations
September 8, 2016
Oral Health risk assessment is based on the premise that persons are not equally likely to develop oral health problems. For example, underserved populations are at a higher risk of developing oral health diseases and need more preventive oral health care and treatment. Oral health risk assessment involves identifying patients’ risks or protective factors that may impact their oral health. This webinar will review key concepts concerning oral health and share tips and toll for implementing oral health risk assessment into your practice.
Key Performance Indicators and Operational Dashboards
August 29, 2016
A great dashboard is a report that modifies behaviors. Healthcare dashboards are critical for users (e.g., clinicians, CEOs, Health Center Boards, and quality improvement teams) who need quick and insightful answers to their questions in an easy-to-understand visual format. This webinar will discuss how operational dashboards can be used to track HRSA’s key performance indicators and analyze content in weekly/monthly operating reviews.
ICD-10 Resources: Revenue Cycle Management and Tools You Can Use
June 24, 2016
Management of the revenue cycle in health centers is critical to the financial health of the entity. This webinar will review the revenue cycle with specific regard to the recently adopted ICD-10 diagnosis coding and resources available for health centers.
Federal Housing Policy and Lead Poisoning
June 8, 2016
Protecting children from exposure to lead is important to good lifelong health. No safe blood lead level in children has been identified. Even very limited exposures to lead are hazardous to children. Lead poisoning is more common among low-income children, children of color, and those living in older housing.
Geographical Information Systems to Plan Health Services in Health Center Program Grantees, with a Focus on PHPCs
May 18, 2016
The use of geographic information system (GIS) technology allows Health Center Program Grantees to identify neighborhood needs and assets, explore disparities in health, compare trends within a geographic region, and prioritize the use of limited resources. This webinar will be focused on, but not limited to, Public Housing Primary Care grantees and the use of mapping software as a tool to analyze and utilize data to better serve residents in and accessible to public housing.
Remedies to Address Dental Provider Shortages
April 5, 2016
When it comes to improving the U.S. dental care delivery system, the issue that usually takes center stage is how to cover the nearly 127 million Americans who lack dental insurance. Moreover, the supply of dentist is not meeting the demand of care, and this shortage is expected to intensify over the next 10 years according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Bob Russell will share dental recruitment tips and recruitment tools to address dental provider shortages.
Diversifying Revenue Streams in FQHCs
March 17, 2016
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has enabled millions of Americans to obtain health insurance coverage. ACA has brought to the attention of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) the need to strengthen their existing revenue cycle management. Many FQHCs across our nation are facing serious challenges resulting from changes in reimbursement. Health Center Programs have depended on the Prospective Payment System (PPS) rate to survive. Alternate methodologies have emerged which shift the emphasis from volume to performance, value-based compensation. This webinar will offer ideas on steps to take in order to prepare for this transition and suggestions for diversifying funding streams, implementing coding and reviewing real time performance measure reports.
The Duties and Responsibilities of a Board Member
January 13, 2016
The Authority over Community Health Centers is provided by the Board of Directors. This webinar will review the Duties of Care and authorities that the Board of Directors must accomplish in order to be in compliance with the HRSA Program Requirements.
Health Center Outreach Strategies and Insurance Outreach and Enrollment Efforts
December 17, 2015
Reaching and enrolling eligible children and parents in Medicaid, CHIP, and other health insurance options can be challenging, but health centers throughout the country are finding ways to connect eligible people to health coverage. This webinar will highlight successful outreach strategies to improve rates of coverage for public housing residents and other patients served by PHPCs. Hear how health centers have developed unique outreach strategies that are tailored to a community’s needs & can boost Health Insurance enrollment efforts. Learn how to get people connected to the coverage and care that they need. Join the webinar to learn about tips, techniques and resources that you can use in your efforts.
Supporting HIV Education through AIDS Education and Training Centers
December 15, 2015
The AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) Program is the training arm of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. The AETC program is a national network of leading HIV experts who provide locally based, tailored education, clinical consultation and technical assistance to healthcare professionals and healthcare organizations to integrate high quality, comprehensive care for those living with or affected by HIV. This webinar will describe the mission, history, goals, special initiatives and resources of the AETC program
Staff Recruitment and Retention Challenges in PHPCs…And How to Beat Them!
December 3, 2015
People are the foundation of your Community Health Center, and your job is to help identify the candidates that are most likely to make a lasting contribution to your organization. But finding and keeping the right talent isn’t always easy. Join Allan Cintron, Med Centro Community Health Center; Francis Afram-Gyening, Care Alliance Community Health Center; and Zara Marselian, La Maestra Community Health Center as they identify the challenges in talent acquisition today and share solutions you may not even realize exist!
Medicare and Medicaid Programs: EHR Incentive Program-Stage 3 and Modifications to MU Use in 2015-2017
November 12, 2015
The National Center for Health in Public Housing presented “Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Electronic Health Record Incentive Program-Stage 3 and Modifications to Meaningful Use in 2015 Through 2017.” This webinar focused on CMS’s final rule that specifies criteria that eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) must meet in order to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs. The final rule’s provisions encompass 2015 through 2017 (Modified Stage 2) as well as Stage 3 in 2018 and beyond.
Anticipate, Plan, and Deter: Building Responder Resilience
October 29, 2015
This webinar higlights the psychological risk for healthcare workers in mass casualty disaster and will provide you with tools to help you Anticipate stress you and your family will face as a healthcare worker, Plan in advance how you will handle expected stress, and Deter expected stress during a disaster, terrorist incident, or other Public Health Emergency.
Changes to Board Governance: HRSA’s PIN 2014-01
April 16, 2015
The Board of Directors of a community health center plays a crucial role in providing services based on and responsive to community need. This webinar will provide detailed information regarding Health Center Program governance requirements. Topics will include updated governing board requirements, engaging residents, and best practices. Hudson River Healthcare will share some of the challenges and lessons learned with board governance.
What is Health Data Telling you? Using HIE Data for Public Health and Health Promotion Interventions
March 30, 2015
The National Center for Health in Public Housing is pleased to present “What is Health Data Telling you? Using HIE Data for Public Health and Health Promotion Interventions.” As Health Information Exchanges become more robust in the types and amount of data they are receiving from various healthcare stakeholders, leveraging aggregated data from HIEs, as well as the community, is proving valuable in population health management efforts. This session will describe how Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is utilizing HIE data for public health analysis, and how a Public Housing Primary Care Health Center participated in a pilot HIE program in the city of San Diego, California.