Clinical News & Events

Learn about upcoming events and read the latest news affecting community health center professionals.

New Resources

The Human Diagnosis Project’s daily Global Morning Report (GMR) is a fun interactive case series for clinicians to strengthen their diagnostic skills to help their patients. In only a few minutes each day, clinicians can earn free CME by solving peer-reviewed teaching cases from around the world and learning from detailed teaching points. While Global Morning Report covers cases from all major specialties, it includes a “Primary Care GMR” case each day. This resource is currently used by thousands of clinicians at over 500 institutions, including community health centers across the country. Any health professional can sign up for free at www.humandx.org/download.

Health Care Delivery SMBP Implementation Guide is designed to help health care delivery organizations implement SMBP into practice or optimize existing SMBP processes.

Transforming Primary Care for LGBT People Toolkit compiles promising practices around identifying LGBT patients and engaging LGBT patients in culturally responsible, clinically competent care. Priority interventions are supported with implementation tips, tools, and resources.

AHRQ Evidence-Based Practice Center provides products for health professionals to improve the delivery of care.

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.

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 Ellen Robinson for more information.

Recent Publications

Developing Telemental Health Partnerships shares recommendations from launching Telemental Health partnerships between 12 rural community health centers and 3 state medical schools.

Improving Identification and Diagnosis of Hypertensive Patients Hiding in Plain Sight (HIPS) in Health Centers examines the use of algorithmic logic for identifying patients with possible undiagnosed hypertension to improve hypertension detection and diagnosis in health centers.

Upcoming Events

Advancing Excellence in Sexual and Gender Minority Health conference will be held in Boston, MA from March 22-24, 2019.  The conference is designed to train the whole health care team in providing competent, confident and affirmative health care, grounded in research evidence and best clinical practices. Sessions are led by expert faculty specialized in sexual and gender minority research and patient care. Scholarship applications accepted through January 5, 2019. Early bird registration ends January 18, 2019.