Research & Data Resources
1) State Data & Maps: Provides key health center data and maps by state as well as nationally.
2) NACHC Research Publications: Lists all of NACHC's research publications by format and by topic
3) Summaries of Studies on health center access, quality of care, and cost effectiveness.
4) Tools & Resources for Research: Tools include research collaboration information, materials on collecting and responding to data on the social determinants of health, materials to build health center research capacity, community engagement information, and health center mapping tools.
About the NACHC Research Department
The NACHC Research Department collects data, performs analysis, and applies information to empower communities in their efforts to improve public health. The NACHC Research Department also educates the public, health officials, and decision-makers at the local, state, and national level about the critical role of health centers in promoting access to high quality, affordable health care that reduces disparities and advances community well-being.
Are you interested in conducting research with NACHC or health centers? Please review NACHC's Research Collaboration Policy.
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Infographic: Health Centers: Paving the Road to Good Health: This infographic highlights who health center patients are, what makes health centers different, and some of health centers' many successes in outcomes and care compared to other providers.
Helping Health Centers Assess and Address the Social Determinants of Health: This initiative has created a tool that will allow health centers to collect and respond to data on the social determinants of health, known as PRAPARE for Protocol for Responding to and Assessing Patients' Assets, Risks, and Experiences.
Community Health Centers Past, Present, and Future: Building on 50 Years of Success: This report celebrates the Health Center Program’s rich history, highlights recent accomplishments, and discusses the impact of the Health Center Funding Cliff.
Latest Research on Health Centers Contained in New Chartbook: This Chartbook provides a graphical overview of the federal Health Center Program, including look-alike health centers, and the communities they serve.