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Become A Health Center Childhood Obesity Preventer!

HITEQ Health Center Childhood Obesity Preventer Badge

Supporting young patients in achieving and maintaining a healthy BMI and living healthy, active lives is critical to their ability to live full, healthy, and happy lives. Health centers improve the health of their patients and community by addressing child and adolescent weight.

The resources below are the product of a HRSA-MCHB collaboration, highlighting important evidence-based tools from Bright Futures as well as tools from HITEQ to improve the use of your EHR and health IT systems to support implementation of promising practice.

Visit the 4 part webinar series and their related resources linked below on this page and then fill out the submission form on the right and you will be rewarded with a Childhood Obesity Preventer badge!​ 

This is an official badge that is submitted by the HITEQ Center as a proof of completion to the blockchain. Your badge can be added to profiles such as LinkedIn and verified through accreditation services such as Accredible and Open Badge.

 

Health Center Childhood Obesity Preventer Resources

FY2020 Primary Care HIV Prevention Reporting

Crosswalk of FY2020 PCHP reporting to CY2020 UDS Requirements, July 2020

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To support Primary Care HIV Prevention funded health centers, HITEQ has prepared a crosswalk that maps PCHP tri-annual reporting metrics to UDS measures and/ or fields. This assists health centers in leveraging UDS reporting functionality in their EHRs to inform completion of the tri-annual progress report to HRSA.

TelePrEP for Health Centers

Telehealth Resources and Innovations for HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), June 2020

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This brief presents an overview of how health centers can utilize telehealth for PrEP access, or TelePrEP, for comprehensive care, and includes innovations and resources that health centers can utilize to extend these services to their patient populations.

Health Information Technology support for HIV Screening and Prevention Services

Environmental scan for Ending the HIV Epidemic

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In the 2019-2020 contract year, as part of the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative HITEQ conducted an environmental scan to determine the role of EHRs and health IT in health center capacity and ability to expand HIV screening and prevention. The full report is available for download. 

HIV-related Care Interactive Infographics

Opportunities for improvements in Health Centers

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From January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018, 2,035,469 medical patients (8.54%) of the United States' 23,827,122 total medical patients served at health centers received HIV tests. In this article, we provide a number of dashboards and infographics that help states dig into their HIV related data and identify opportunities for improvement or benchmarking. 

HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for Patients with Substance Use Disorders

Hosted by the HRSA-funded National Clinician Consultation Center

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PrEP is a highly effective biomedical intervention that prevents HIV. Despite the established association between HIV risk and substance use, PrEP access as well as uptake and persistence among persons with substance use disorders remains low. To fully realize HIV prevention efforts across health systems, and as substance use/healthcare-seeking patterns evolve with COVID-19, person-centered PrEP service delivery needs to involve renewed and coordinated efforts involving substance use treatment providers. This webinar helped clinicians overcome PrEP implementation challenges, assess PrEP eligibility, and identify strategies for addressing side effect and adherence concerns.

HITEQ Highlights: Hear from your Peers: Using the EHR for Routine HIV Screening

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The HITEQ Center, in collaboration with BC3 Technologies, LLC, hosted this webinar that explored key concepts and best practices in utilizing an electronic health record in routine HIV Screening. This webinar sought to motivate and educate the clinical team on how the electronic health record can be used as a tool in the workflow of a primary practice. Aspects of clinical decision support, reminders, and alerts were covered with an emphasis on best practices, challenges, solutions, and lessons learned.

Telehealth & COVID-19: Implications for HIV Care & Treatment

A TeleHealthHIV Webinar

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Recent expansions to federal telehealth coverage, policy and regulations are changing the landscape of virtual HIV care delivery. This webinar showcased two telehealth programs for HIV care. The presenters discussed the impact of recent policy changes and strategies for health organizations to quickly implement virtual care in the era of COVID-19.

HITEQ Highlights: HIV Prevention and Treatment for patients with SUD in an Integrated Behavioral Health Setting

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Join the HITEQ Center, in collaboration with the National Council for Behavioral Health, for a webinar on understanding from a beginner perspective, how to integrate HIV prevention, screening into integrated behavioral health services, including how to identify patients at risk for HIV with a focus on SUD, facilitate screening, and prompting for rescreening at appropriate intervals.

Role of Centers for AIDS Research and Federally Qualified Health Centers (CFAR-FQHC) Partnerships in the Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) Initiative

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This webinar described the Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Health Center Program and its engagement in Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE), as well as opportunity for collaboration between Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) programs and health centers to advance the goals of EHE. This webinar described where Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) are located, how they are funded, and provided a case study of how they have responded to the EHE funding initiative.

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Acknowledgements

This resource collection was cultivated and developed by the HITEQ team with valuable suggestions and contributions from HITEQ Project collaborators.

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Quadruple Aim

A Conceptual Framework

Improving the U.S. health care system requires four aims: improving the experience of care, improving the health of populations, reducing per capita costs and improving care team well-being. HITEQ Center resources seek to provide content and direction aligned with the goals of the Quadruple Aim

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