Clinical Matters

NACHC works to improve the nation’s Community Health Centers through culturally tailored best practices in clinical management and workforce development.

Specifically, NACHC engages and supports the clinical workforce, implements value transformation activities through the Quality Center, and scales evidence-based/informed practices through pilot projects at health centers.

Contact Ellen Robinson at 301/347-0400 for more information on NACHC’s clinical initiatives.

New Resources

Developing Telemental Health Partnerships, recently published in The Journal of Rural Health, shares recommendations from telemental health partnerships between 12 rural community health centers and 3 state medical schools.

Seeking your Input: Participate in Developing the First-ever STI Federal Action Plan

The Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) has published a Request for Information (RFI) in the Federal Register to solicit written comments, recommendations, and ideas for developing the STI Federal Action Plan. HHS seeks input from a broad mix of stakeholders on what strategies can be implemented by federal agencies to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, coordination, accountability, and impact of our federal response to the surge of STIs.

Electronic responses are strongly preferred and may be emailed to To be assured consideration, comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. ET on June 3, 2019.