The following is a list of recently released industry-related resources for health centers and PCAs. For a comprehensive collection of health center industry-related resources, tools, and information, visit the Health Center Resource Clearinghouse at www.healthcenterinfo.org.
Growth Feasibility Assessment
Performance Benchmarking Toolkit - UPDATE
Our newly-updated toolkit provides guidance in applying data analysis tools to help health centers more effectively track performance, understand key drivers, and incorporate operational insights for financial sustainability. Click here to download the toolkit.
California Federally Qualified Health Centers: Financial & Operational Performance Analysis, 2013-2017
Capital Link recently released findings from an updated analysis, sponsored by the California Health Care Foundation. This report provides statewide financial and operational trends over a five-year period. Click here for a free download.
New Uniform Data System Manual Now Available
HRSA has released the 2019 Uniform Data System (UDS) Manual which serves as a comprehensive guide for health centers to understand UDS reporting requirements. Changes to this year’s UDS reporting include data to better capture mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) services, reporting virtual visits, the addition of an electronic-specified statin therapy for cardiovascular disease clinical quality measure (CMS347v2), and workforce development data. Watch a recording (or view the slides) of HRSA’s recent webinar highlighting these changes.
New Brief Showcases Health Centers’ Vital Contributions
NACHC recently released a new data-driven brief showing the incredible value that health centers bring to the communities they serve. The brief highlights who health centers serve, how they are responsive to community needs, drive innovations, and deliver high-quality, cost-effective care. Click here to see the new brief.
HRSA New Training and Technical Assistance Hub
HRSA recently announced the launch of a new Training and Technical Assistance Hub (Hub). The Hub is an easy way to find technical assistance centers associated with many of HRSA’s programs, and includes information of interest to safety net providers and training/education programs.
The search function allows users to find resources quickly, or users can browse by topic (for example: older adult health) or by HRSA bureau/office. The Hub is a one-stop-shop for accessing HRSA's training and technical assistance resources.
Rural Telehealth Toolkit
The Rural Health Information Hub’s recently released Rural Telehealth Toolkit compiles evidence-based and promising models and resources to support organizations in identifying and implementing telehealth programs to address common challenges experienced in rural communities across the US.
COMING SOON - Federally Qualified Health Centers Financial and Operational Performance Analysis, 2014-2017
This report provides an aggregate financial and operational profile of Federally Qualified Health Centers nationally from 2014 to 2017, including new information on urban and rural health centers. By presenting multi-year trends, the analysis offers a framework for identifying financial strengths, challenges, and opportunities for performance improvement. Prepared with support from the Health Resources and Services Administration.
The report will be availabe at the end of June.