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New on Ella: OCHIN Epic Colorectal Cancer Screening Improvement Guide v2.0

The revised edition of the OCHIN Epic Colorectal Cancer Screening Improvement Guide brings together the full complement of OCHIN tools, reports, and recommended workflows. The Guide also features case studies by OCHIN members, highlighting successful innovations that improved this clinical quality measure, and patient outcomes.

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Building Meaningful Patient Engagement in Research

Strategies for engaging with patients in order to improve and enhance research and clinical care are increasingly being implemented in the United States, yet little is known about best practices for, or the impacts of, meaningful patient engagement. Learn about a recently published study on how the Accelerating Data Value Across a National Community Health Center Network (ADVANCE) clinical data research network (CDRN) worked with patients, caretakers, clinicians and other stakeholders to codevelop the ADVANCE engagement framework.

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California Telehealth Network Awarded Grant to Fight Rural Opioid Epidemic

The California Telehealth Network (CTN), under the OCHIN Family of Companies, received $197,000 in federal funds to launch the Opioid and Chronic Pain Telemedicine Project across seven rural counties in Northern California. This program aims to harness the power of technology in the national battle against opioid misuse. 

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EPICENTER - An OHSU and OCHIN Study on Opioids and the Safety Net Population

Opioid abuse and dependency is ravaging individuals, families, and communities in the United States. In response to this epidemic, OHSU Department of Family Medicine and OCHIN are beginning work on a five-year National Institutes of Drug Abuse (NIDA) funded project named EPICENTER. The project is designed to fill in critical gaps of knowledge around  chronic opioid prescribing, misuse, outcomes, and associated community characteristics for safety net patients and clinics.

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Care Everywhere Referrals Management (CERM) Milestones

Care Everywhere Referrals Management (CERM) is a closed loop Epic-to-Epic referral solution that accelerates and streamlines the referral process. OCHIN has made it a strategic priority, to implement CERM with as many Epic partners as possible. Since this spring, OCHIN has made great strides toward meeting this goal.

In partnership with Care Everywhere Regional User Groups in California and Oregon, OCHIN is participating in setting statewide standards for CERM implementation.

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