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Webinar: Standardized Screening for Military Veteran Status

Standardized Screening for Military Veteran Status
May 20, 2020 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT


This webinar highlights an Iowa pilot project between a health center, the state Primary Care Association and the local VA Medical Center. A standardized screening intervention was developed and implemented across the health center organization, resulting in a significant increase of identification of military Veterans within the existing patient base. This improved the health center needs assessment effort as well as a more accurate patient characteristic report to UDS.

The highlighted pilot project was published in the Journal of Community Health, October 16, 2019 (online) article The Identification of Military Veterans Upon Implementation of a Standardized Screening Process in Federally Qualified Health Centers by M. Bryant Howren, Debra Kazmerzak, Ronald W. Kemp, Theodore J. Boesen, Gina Capra, Thad E. Abrams

Article link:

https://www.nachc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Article_Identificationof-MilitaryVeterans_J-Comm-Health.pdf


Webinar Faculty


The authors of the Journal of Community Health article, or their designees, will be the faculty for our webinar:

  • M. Bryant Howren, PhD, Department of Behavioral Sciences & Social Medicine, College of Medicine, Florida State University
  • Aaron Todd, CEO, Iowa Primary Care Association
  • Ron Kemp, CEO, Community Health Centers of Southeastern Iowa
  • Patrick ‘Mac’ Schoen, Statistician / Data Production Team, Data and Evaluation Division – Bureau of Primary Health Care / Office of Quality Improvement

 

 

For more information, contact trainings@nachc.org.


This webinar is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.

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