Capital Link regularly exhibits and conducts presentations and education sessions as a part of industry conferences for health centers and primary care associations.  

NACHC 2023 Policy and Issues Forum 

March 8-11, 2023 | Washington DC
Booth #217
Schedule a time to meet with Capital Link staff one-on-one by emailing Adrienne Cooksey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Education Session: Emerging Health Center Research (PFE3)
Friday, March 10, 1:15-2:30 pm, EST. in Chinatown (M3) at the Marriott Marquis

In this session, we will share findings from our recent data-driven analysis of factors influencing health equity among CCALAC patients, including an overview of successes and challenges CCALAC’s member centers had in implementing plans to reduce health disparities. We will also present key strategies and steps MLCHC has taken to improve health equity in the state of Massachusetts. The session will highlight how research to understand factors driving health equity can be translated into practical strategies and policy that improves access and equitable outcomes for patients.

Presenters: Susan Petrie, CFO/COO of Capital Link, and Jen Saber, Senior Director of Data & Information of Capital Link, with Michael Curry, CEO of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (MLCHC), and Louise McCarthy, CEO of Community Clinic Association of LA County (CCALAC)

NACHC 2022 Cultivating Health Center Operations (CHCO)

April 19–20, 2023 | Virtual

Session #3: Optimizing UDS to Inform Strategy
Tuesday, April 11, 2:45-5:00 pm ET

UDS tables provide the health center with a wealth of information to strategically plan for the future. Submission of the UDS is not a task to complete and then forget until the following year. Data submitted in the UDS is a structured tool to evaluate the current status and inform the health center leadership and Board on ways to identify needs. Service area, patient demographics, staffing, quality, and financial metrics form a picture of the health center and can be trended over time and compared to the state, national, and peer groups. With the ever-changing economy, healthcare landscape, and patient needs, the UDS report can determine and support decisions to strategically expand services, renovate existing space or build a capital project. This presentation will explore each UDS table and its relevance in making strategic decisions for the future of health center planning and growth.

Presenter: Beth Edwards, Health Center Operations & Facilities Planner, Capital Link

MLCHC Community Health Institute 2023 

May 10-12, 2023 | Seacrest Beach Hotel, North Falmouth, MA

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