Clinical Matters

NACHC works to improve the nationโ€™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.

Clinical Initiatives

NACHC currently partners with Primary Care Associations (PCAs), Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCNs), health centers, and other organizations to address key clinical issues facing health centers. Recent projects have been supported by the Health Resources & Services Administrationโ€™s Bureau of Primary Health Care, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, DentaQuest Foundation, A.T. Still University, the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and the Denver Health and Hospital Authority.

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Quality Center

The Quality Center advances health outcomes, patient and staff experience, and lower costs. We work with primary care associations, health center-controlled networks, and health center leaders, providers, and staff from across the country to improve care.

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Clinical Workforce

Investment in a diverse and resilient workforce that reflects the populations it serves and is equipped to address equity and social justice has always been core to the health center movement and mission. NACHC, in collaboration with its National Health Center Training and Technical Assistance (NTTAP) partners, is a national leader investing in the health center workforce and is engaged.

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New Resources

Q&A from Ask Me Anything about Caring for LGBTQ People in Health Centers

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.