This week, HRSA announced $107 million in incentive awards to health centers across the country. These dollars recognize high clinical quality performance and improvement, and are intended to support overall quality, efficiency, and value of health care delivery. OCHIN members and partners, who comprise over 10% of health centers awarded nationally, received a commensurate dollar amount.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
In honor of Cervical Health Awareness Month, OCHIN is hosting and taking part in two live webinars pertaining to cervical health. In addition, OCHIN has rolled out cervical health resources on Ella, OCHIN’s learning management system.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
OCHIN Grand Rounds are accessible to a broad audience, and focus around research priority areas relevant to community health centers and safety net clinics. Our third season is coming up, with three months of amazing presenters lined up. In September, we are hosting Dr. Sabrina Matoff-Stepp, Christina Lachance, MPH, and Jane Segebrecht, MPH from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services as they present HRSA’s Strategy to Address Intimate Partner Violence: Integration and Innovation in Practice.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