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Advancing Quality Family Planning Practices: A Guide For Health Centers provides guidance to health centers wishing to expand and improve access to quality family planning and reproductive health services in their community.
NACHC Population Health Management Fact Sheets
Population Health Management Overview
Patient-Centered Access Team-Based Care
Care Management Care Coordination
Quality Improvement/Performance Measurement
What Governing Boards Need to Know
The National Coalition for Sexual Health has released Sexual Health and Your Patients: A Provider’s Guide. Primary care providers can use this guide to better integrate sexual health conversations and related preventive sexual health services into routine adolescent and adult visits.
The National LGBT Health Education Center has developed digital and print resources to support health centers to collect and report Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SO/GI) data.
The Denver Prevention Training Center (Denver PTC) has partnered with NACHC, with funding from CDC, to provide no-cost HIV prevention capacity building services. They can work together with Primary Care Associations, health center controlled networks, and health centers to assess and improve current HIV prevention services based on organization goals for HIV services. Email Ashley Barrington for more information.
Original Research: Oral Health and Primary Care: Exploring Integration Models and Their Implications for Dental Hygiene Practice, by Hannah L. Maxey, PhD, MPH, RDH and Donald L. Weaver, MD, Volume 2, Issue 3, Fall 2016, Pages 196-202, International Journal of Evidence-Based Practice for the Dental Hygienist (IJEBPDH)
Training for New Clinical Directors:
Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18, 2017, Waltham, MA
Sponsored by the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers
Friday, December 8, 2017 and Saturday, December 9, 2017
Sponsored by the Oklahoma Primary Care Association
Contact: Dr. Yvonne Simmons Howze
Thursday, April 12, 2018 and Friday, April 13 , 2018, West Lebanon, NH
Sponsored by the Bi-State Primary Care Association
Contact: Patricia A. Launer, RN, CPHQ