Webinars

Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day: How to Plan, Organize, and Remember

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
This webinar will provide a history of Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day and the organizing tools provided by the National Coalition for the Homeless, the National Consumer Advisory Board, and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council as well as in-depth examples of how two communities plan and thoroughly carry out their events.
Each year since … More

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Laying the Groundwork for Meeting QI/QA Requirements: Action Steps Taken

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
This webinar is a continuation of the series on the Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance Plan FQHC program requirement with the first presentation broadcast in March 2012. This webinar will feature perspectives from the San Francisco and Omaha health care for the homeless programs. After this webinar, participants will be able to describe the effects of electronic medical … More

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HCH Quality Leaders: Key Practices and Improvement Strategies

Thursday, August 30, 2012
This webinar will highlight the findings of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council’s case study on quality leaders among HCH grantees and the operational practices and quality improvement processes that drive them to success. Two HCH quality leaders will share some practices they have instituted to improve or support quality of care. They will … More

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Optimizing Health Care for LGBT People in Patient-Centered Medical Homes

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Attendees of this webinar will be able to identify why obtaining information on sexual orientation and gender identity is important to population health and becoming a patient-centered medical home.
As health centers transition to patient-centered medical homes, a key factor of success will be the ability to implement programs to optimize population health. As lesbian, gay, … More

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Integrating Employment Strategies into Supportive Housing Programs

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
This webinar will look at a number of strategies adopted by homeless service agencies to improve employment opportunities and retention. Participants will learn about several employment models including individual placement and support, transitional jobs, alternative staffing, and customized employment. Presenters will describe the unique features of each model and provide recommendations for integrating the right model … More

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Health Reform and Medicaid Expansion: HCH Lessons Learned from Three States

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
This webinar will examine the Affordable Care Act and its effects on Medicaid. Starting in 2014 (or earlier at the state option), the ACA will expand Medicaid to most childless adults earning at or below 138% of the federal poverty level (about $15,000 for an individual). This expansion of health insurance to those at the lowest … More

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Hot Spotters in the HCH Setting: Managing Patients with Complex Comorbidities

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
This webinar will present findings from a review of the literature and field interviews with four health care for the homeless projects regarding their management of complex comorbidities including a highlight of practices from the HCH project at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Masschusetts. Managing complex comorbidities with patients who are homeless can be very challenging … More

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Health Reform and Justice-Involved Populations: Opportunities for the HCH Community

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
This webinar will highlight the potential for using the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion to engage justice agencies in stronger partnerships that will enroll patients into health insurance programs, share data with other providers, and facilitate better coordinated care for those entering and leaving detention. In states where health reform is aggressively implemented, reductions in recidivism … More

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