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Emergency Preparedness: Americares Health System CHC Resiliency Bootcamp
April 3-4, 2019, at NCCHCA
Join us for an intensive hands-on disaster preparedness bootcamp for community health centers, hosted by the North Carolina Community Health Center Association. With guidance from Americares emergency preparedness specialists, participants will develop clinic-specific emergency documents that will enhance their existing plans.
Register here (no registration fee)
New Site Visit Guide
The 2019 SVP Update is now available for public preview. It will go into effect for site visits that start after Thursday, April 18.
New Funding Opportunity: Oral Health Infrastructure
On Friday, March 22, HRSA announced the availability of $76 million in one-time supplemental funding for Oral Health Infrastructure (OHI) to support health center infrastructure enhancements. These investments will increase access to new or enhanced high-quality, integrated oral health services, including those provided via telehealth and virtual dentistry.
Applications are due in Grants.gov by Monday, April 22 (11:59 p.m. ET) and HRSA’s Electronic Handbooks (EHBs) by Tuesday, May 21 (5:00 p.m. ET).
For more information:
If you have questions, contact the OHI TA team.
National Care Transitions Awareness
first annual NCTA Day, April 16, 2019 via webinar. The NCTA Day will feature leaders and innovators in health care as well as engaging and interactive speaker sessions throughout the day.
The one day webinar will highlight the following:
Time Session Title
9:00 – 9:50 am Welcome & Opening Session
9:50 – 10:20 am Care Transitions & Medicare Billing Codes
10:30 – 11:00 am Payment and Value Based Outcomes: CMS in Action
11:00 –11:20 am Overview of Complex Discharges
11:20 am – 12:50 pm Grand Rounds
1:45 – 2:30 pm Care Transition Best Practice Spotlight
2:30 – 2:50 pm Federal Partners Work in Care Transitions
2:50 – 4:30 pm Interactive Break-Out Sessions & Wrap-up
Join by webinar, registration is free of charge. NCTA Day Registration Form .
Diabetes Continuum of Care: Using Health Promotion/Behavior Change to Address Childhood and Adult Obesity and Diabetes
Part of the Diabetes in Special & Vulnerable Populations National Learning Series
Hosted by multiple HRSA-funded NCAs
Thursday, April 18
2:00-3:30 p.m. ET
Oral Health for Patients with Developmental Disabilities
Hosted by NNOHA, a HRSA-funded NCA
Tuesday, April 30
4:00-5:00 p.m. ET
**1.0 CDE credit**
Improving Opioid Misuse Prevention Literacy Between Older Adults and Health Care Providers
Thursday, March 28
Research suggests that substance use, especially opioid misuse, is a growing public health issue among the nation's older adults. This webinar will feature a discussion regarding effective prevention strategies and approaches for improving understanding and dialogue between older patients and their health care providers about opioid use.
2:00-3:30 p.m. ET