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Tools for Creating an Environment that Supports Integrated Care

This toolkit equips health centers with the guiding principles and tools needed to create an environment that facilitates integrated care. This resource, developed with support from HRSA, is meant to stimulate project team’s thinking and problem-solving skills related to place planning and build cohesion as they embark on improvement projects. (Released in 2021)





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Performance Benchmarking Toolkit for Health Centers: Tracking Data to Improve Financial Performance

This 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. This resource was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration. (Released 2015, Updated 2019) 

 

 

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Predictive Analytics: An Overview for Community Health Centers

Developed by Capital Link and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), this resource provides health centers with a definition of predictive analytics, its history and development, the data and resources needed to predict a patient’s future behavior, and how health centers can begin utilizing it. (Released 2016)
 
 

 

This interactive resource, developed by Capital Link and the National Association of Community Health Centers, provides health centers with a toolkit to create and maintain a useful strategic plan. It helps health centers to assess key influences, reinforce operating systems, establish objectives, and mobilize staff and other stakeholders to meet the challenges of a changing environment. Most importantly, it offers tools to distill this information into the critical actions health centers need to manage strategically and achieve sustainability. This toolkit was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration. (Released in 2015)

 

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High-Performance Health Centers: Learning, Measuring, Achieving

Developed specifically for health center staff and boards, this guide explores the transition from data to information to knowledge to action with the goal of achieving a high level of performance. It discusses the difference between calculating outputs and measuring outcomes, and reviews the basics of “change management,” explaining how to identify what’s important and how to transform limited resources into significant improvements. It also describes the importance of measuring, benchmarking, and evaluating all organizational activities, providing an introduction to the tools needed to attain high performance. This resource was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration. (Released 2014)

 

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Developing an Organizational Culture that Sustains the Patient-Centered Medical Home: Lessons Learned

This resource examines the cultural challenges and successes health centers face in sustaining a patient-centered, team-based model of primary care delivery, offering considerations for the patient, family, and staff experience and flexible organizational structures for team-based care. This resource was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration. (Released in 2016)

 

 

Report Fostering Alignment and Eliminating Barriers in the PCMH Page 1Creating a Place for Care: Fostering Alignment and Eliminating Barriers in the Patient-Centered Medical Home

This resource is designed to assist health centers in the facility design process to ensure that their physical space is aligned with their process of care and the unique needs and preferences of the patients they serve. This resource was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration. (Released in 2016)

 

 

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Creating a Facility that Supports the Patient-Centered Medical Home

This publication provides tips and tools to support the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of care in both existing and new health center facilities. It educates health center staff on the principles of PCMH and provides resources for implementation. (Released in 2011)

 

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