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OCHIN Receives Three-Year HCCN Award from HRSA

OCHIN is pleased to announce that it has been named the recipient of a FY 2019 Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

This three-year award makes OCHIN the largest HCCN in the nation. With these funds, OCHIN will work cooperatively across HCCN members and partners to improve quality and value in health centers through technological advancements and workflow improvement.

The HCCN award provides essential resources that will help support participating health centers nationwide with:

  • Enhancing the patient and provider experience

  • Advancing interoperability

  • Using data to enhance value

With this new HCCN funding, OCHIN, and partner organizations will be offered support including, but not limited to:

  • Customized training and technical assistance

  • Support for connectivity to state immunizations registries, prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs), Health Information Exchanges (HIEs), supporting device integration, and patient engagement solutions

  • Support with closed loop referral capabilities and assistance

  • Improved reporting options

  • Robust learning collaborative and peer network groups

  • Individualized health center gap analyses for key areas of focus such as patient engagement and provider burden

  • Access to a growing collection of tools, resources, and virtual and in-person trainings that support evidence-based and emerging practices

OCHIN is proud to continue to support the important work health centers are accomplishing nationwide. For additional details, please read OCHIN’s full press release announcing the awards, or visit the Health Resources and Services Administration’s overview of today’s HCCN awards.

HCCN Participants should contact Lindsey Haase (haasel@ochin.org), OCHIN’s Director of Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) Awards, with any questions. 

Press Inquiries should be addressed to Jennifer Stoll (stollj@ochin.org), EVP of Government Relations and Public Affairs.