Webinars

Integrating Behavioral Health & Primary Care for People Experiencing Homelessness

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
This webinar will discuss how two health care for the homeless projects have implemented integrated behavioral health and primary care models and what factors have contributed to their successes. HCHs are increasingly witnessing the benefits of health care delivery models that integrate behavioral health and primary care services. Because of high rates of co-occurring mental health … More

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A Structural Framework for Meaningful Use of EHR in the HCH Setting

Thursday, January 31, 2013
This webinar will highlight the key foundational elements identified by health care for the homeless grantees for successful implementation of meaningful use of electronic health records. HRSA will provide an update of the tools and resources available to support HCH grantees in health information technology and quality.
Presenters:

Anna M. Gard, FNP-BC; Health Disparities Consultant, Associations … More

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Tailoring Outreach for the HCH Field

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Outreach is both a key component of the health care for the homeless model of care and a program requirement for 330(h) funded health centers. This webinar will review the National Outreach Guidelines for Special Populations which was developed in concert with input from several agencies working with a wide spectrum of populations, discuss outreach as … More

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Self-Care Basics in HCH Settings

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
This webinar will look at how to check-in with yourself, offer some techniques for self-care, and discuss resources for getting help if you need it. Taking care of ourselves is always important, but it can be especially challenging for those in caring professions. Burnout, or compassion fatigue, and secondary trauma pose risks to the well-being of … More

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Leading Transformation to a Patient-Centered Medical Home

Thursday, November 15, 2012
This webinar will address the key elements for PCMH transformation in the HCH setting. Columbus Neighborhood Health Center will share its experience and strategies that led to level 3 NCQA PCMH recognition in 2011.
Presenters:

Anna Gard, FNP-BC; Health Disparities Consultant, Association of Clinicians for the Underserved; Glenside, Pennsylvania
Parminder Bajwa, MD, MBA, DBA; … More

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Joining Forces: Improving Care for Veterans through HCH-VA Collaborations

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Over 22,000 veterans were served by health care for the homeless grantees in 2011. Veterans are consistently over-represented in the homeless population, and although these numbers are decreasing thanks to federal efforts to end veteran homelessness, circumstances may change with the return of additional service members from the current conflict. Many veterans are eligible for Veterans … More

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Moving Forward with Meaningful Use in the HCH Setting

Thursday, November 8, 2012
This webinar will address the key elements to integrating meaningful use (MU) of health information into the HCH practice setting. The office of CMS will address questions related to the MU stage 1 and 2 and the core requirements for attestation. Christ Community Health Services will share their experience in implementing MU into their care delivery … More

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Care Transitions for Patients Experiencing Homelessness

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
This webinar will provide an introduction to transitional care and highlight a new care transition model developed by Oregon Health and Sciences University that targets low-income and uninsured patients, including those who are experiencing homelessness. Transitional care models aim to improve health care delivery, increase patient self-management skills, and reduce health care costs by preventing avoidable … More

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