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The Week Ahead

January 14, 2019
Important Dates
Work Groups
  • Behavioral Health Work Group
    NCCHCA Offices 

    Staff Contact: Alice Pollard
  • Dental Directors Meetings
    11 am to 2 pm
    NCCHCA offices
    **Friday, April 5, 2019 NEW **

    Friday, July 19, 2019
    Friday, October 18, 2019
    Staff Contact: Marti Wolf 
  •  Diabetes Work Group
    10:30 am to 1:30 pm
    February 27, 2019
    April 10, 2019 at Clinical Conference
    July 18, 2019
    October 30, 2019 
    Staff Contact: Carey O’Reilly
  • MAT Discussion Group
    Staff Contact: Alice Pollard
  • Pharmacy Directors Meetings
    11 am to 2 pm
    NCCHCA offices
    February 6, 2019

    May 8, 2019
    August 14, 2019
    November 6, 2019
    Staff Contact: Marti Wolf
  • Medical Directors Meeting
    April 11, 2019 5:30 pm -7:30 pm 

    Staff Contact: Marti Wolf
  • QUICHE Work group  
    2019 dates
    10:00 am to 2:00 pm
    NCCHCA offices

    February 26, 2019
    April 10, 2019 - Clinical Conference
    July 31, 2019
    October 17, 2019
    Staff Contact: Carey O’Reilly
Signature Events
  • Clinical Conference on Quality and Chronic Disease
    April 11-12, 2019
    Sheraton Chapel Hill
    Watch here for more information

    CONFIRMED! Dr. Judith Steinberg, CMO, BPHC will present the opening plenary.
    Tracks include care coordination, team-based care, behavioral health, oral health, diabetes, SDoH and more.
  • Call for poster presentations a the Clinical Conference. Submit your poster here.

New on OneDrive
If you need instructions for accessing OneDrive, contact Marti
  • FTCA University hosted by NCCHCA!
    May 15-16, 2019
    FTCAU Flyer.pdf
  • NC Primary Care Conference
    June 2019
    More information coming soon

  • Finance Essentials Academy
    September 10 & 11, 2019
    Crowne Plaza Executive Park, Charlotte, NC
    More information coming soon

  • East Coast Migrant Stream Forum 
    October 2019
    More information coming soon
NCCHCA Trainings
Other Events

New to Community Health Centers? Learn about them here. 

New on OneDrive


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) has designated 2019 as the Year of Cessation. From beginning to end, the Year of Cessation emphasizes efforts to help people who smoke quit. Each quarter will focus on different themes related to smoking cessation, withe the first quarter focused on increasing quit attempts amongst those who smoke. More information and additional resources can be found here.
from Nurse-led Care Consortium
Public Housing UDS Resources
Optimizing Care for Residents of Public Housing (Learning Collaborative)

FAQs: Counting Patients Served at a Health Center Located in or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 2018 UDS Report (PDF)

Recommendations: Counting Total Patients Served at a Health Center Site Located in or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 2018 UDS Report (PDF)

from HRSA Digest
New Clinician Tool: Screening for Substance Use

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDAMED) announces a new tool for clinicians: Science to Medicine—Screening for Substance Use. This clinician-informed tool summarizes the research on screening in different practice settings and provides practical recommendations.

Flu Resources  

from Alliant Quality
 Webinar:  Team-based Care in the Real World LINK9
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. ET
Registration Required!  Register here
Following the event, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how to implement team-based care in a practice,
  • Describe the benefits of implementing team-based care, and
  • Understand how Alternative Payment Models (APMs) support the use of team-based care.

Designation Statement:  The AMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 CE Statement:
This activity is eligible for ACPE, ANCC, AANP, and CDR credit; see final CPE/CE activity announcement for specific details.

This newsletter is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under cooperative agreement number 5 U58CS06835-13-00, State and Regional Primary Care Association Cooperative Agreement for $1,415,574.00 with 0% financed with non-federal sources.  This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit

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