On Friday August 23rd OCHIN went live with UDS reporting tools in Epic. Since the launch, 30 % of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) have visited and interacted with the reports and we have received positive feedback on the tools.Read More
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. OCHIN offers a suite of resources to help members increase screening rates, prevent patients from falling through the cracks, and save lives.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. for both men and women. However, screening is an effective preventive measure. If signs of pre-cancer are found during screening, colorectal cancer can be completely prevented. More than a third of adults over the age of 50 are not screened appropriately. Many of the vulnerable patient populations OCHIN members serve are at elevated risk for colorectal cancer.Read More
In May of 2018, OCHIN unveiled the Epic Eligibility Assistance Tool—a tool designed to help clinics report annual insurance assists to HRSA as part of Uniform Data System (UDS) requirements. What follows is a story of collaboration, demonstrating that often the lessons learned in the development of OCHIN tools are just as important as the tools themselves.Read More