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Why SOGI Best Practices Matter for Patients: SOGI Done Well Can Save Lives

As a critical part of the healthcare safety net, OCHIN members across the nation provide access to quality care for the most vulnerable patients, including members of the LGBTQIA+ community. As part of our commitment to reduce health disparities and expand diversity, equity, and inclusion for our members, our workforce, and the patients we serve, OCHIN is proud to celebrate National Pride Month with a special Grand Rounds presentation, and by highlighting clinical care resources available to clinical care teams.

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The Maternal Infant Dyad-Implementation Project: Stories from the Field

Around fifteen percent of women in pregnancy and the year postpartum suffer from common mental disorders such as depression (perinatal depression) or anxiety, yet evidence-based strategies to identify and treat these conditions are rarely used in their medical care. In honor of National Mental Health Awareness Month, we are proud to share the experiences of two community health centers who are participating in the MInD-I initiative to implement the collaborative care model (CoCM) to improve the lives of those living with perinatal depression or anxiety.

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Bridging the Gaps: Using Data to Understand the Social Determinants of Health

OCHIN and Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research Northwest are collaborating to understand how social determinants of health impact measures of health care quality. One of the study's aims is to to ensure that findings can help health care leaders improve health care delivery and policy, in order to positively impact health outcomes and health care utilization. 

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Research at OCHIN -- not just for geeks

Getting involved with research can seem overwhelming at first, especially when people start talking about “PBRNs”, “RNIs”, “Chi-Squares”, and a myriad of other research acronyms and statistical models that can make one’s head spin. Fortunately, OCHIN PBRN Member Dr. John Muench is here to help explain what a PBRN is and how it can help you get involved with OCHIN Research.

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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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