November is National Diabetes Month sponsored by the American Diabetes Association (ADA). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30 million Americans have diabetes and an additional 84 million have prediabetes. Along with OCHIN’s suite of tools and resources to help manage diabetes, OCHIN is expanding its scope to focus on upstream preventive interventions. In 2020, we plan to roll out a collaborative-wide campaign sponsored by HCCN, to encourage members to work together in a focused effort to improve performance on diabetes prevention and control across the board.Read More
OCHIN was proud to be a Lead Sponsor for the 2019 National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) Community Health Institute (CHI) and Expo in Chicago, IL. In August, the OCHIN Team enjoyed connecting in-person with many of our members and partners in the safety net from across the country. Here is a re-cap of this year’s conference highlights.Read More
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.Read More
Our current HRSA-funded HCCN programs are wrapping up the third and final year on July 31, 2019. OCHIN’s HCCN team is working with participating health centers to close out projects and outstanding work for the current award. All training and technical assistance funded by the HRSA HCCN, must conclude by Wednesday, July 31, 2019. The new HRSA-funded HCCN program will begin on August 1, 2019.Read More
With support from the HCCN award, OCHIN built a methodology to better support health centers across the performance continuum to deliver the highest quality of care to the greatest number of vulnerable patients. We identified a shared definition of performance and are using it to understand key attributes that drive success, so that we can spread learnings, and increase performance of the collaborative.Read More
In partnership with Kaiser Permanente and Harvard Medical School, OCHIN is pleased to be a part of the Back on Track Study, which aims to evaluate the impact of new Oregon Medicaid reimbursement guidelines for back and neck pain treatments.Read More