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Become A Health Center Childhood Obesity Preventer!

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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

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. 

Compliance with 42 CFR Part 2: A Case Study with Community Medical Centers, Inc.

Developed by HITEQ with Adapt Health Information Technology and Chiron Strategy Group

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Health centers are actively expanding the substance use treatment services they offer in the community to address access to care for opioid use disorders, and more broadly to address better screening, referral and timely access to all substance use disorder (SUD) treatment. The downloadable case study below is an example of how a health center is assessing operations to comply with 42 CFR Part 2, with a particular focus on changes to their health information technology (IT) systems.

Substance Abuse Confidentiality Regulations - 42 CFR Part 2

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Fact Sheets regarding the Substance Abuse Confidentiality Regulations

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Fact Sheets regarding the Substance Abuse Confidentiality Regulations. 

Two fact sheets include: 

FAQs about Applying the Substance Abuse Confidentiality Regulations, answers provided by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Community Health Center Privacy & Security Best Practices and Cloud-based EHR Considerations

A CHCANYS NYS-HCCN Webinar

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Join the CHCANYS NYS-HCCN team for a webinar hosted by HITEQ on Privacy & Security Best Practices and Cloud-based EHR Considerations. The goal of this webinar is to provide participants with helpful information and workflow tips around privacy and security, specifically around cloud-hosted EHR security considerations. Additionally, the presentation will cover key privacy and security skills for health center staff and the role of leadership.

Bring Your Own Tech to Work: Risks, Rewards and Realities for Healthcare

A HIMSS Webinar

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A recent survey of clinicians by HIMSS Analytics shows that despite the spotlight on HIPAA compliance and security issues in healthcare, clinicians report several IT vulnerabilities at provider organizations.  Learn the results of this study and hear from a panel of experts on policies and best practices to securely enable the use of clinician-owned technology.

During this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • How clinicians in the U.S. feel about the security of patient information at their organization
  • Relevant tools and capabilities clinicians wish they had or were authorized to use
  • The prevalence and consequences of the use of non-authorized IT services to get work done
  • Tips to mitigate the risk of unauthorized technology use

42 CFR Part 2 Final Rule and Health Center Compliance

A HITEQ Webinar in collaboration with the California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

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The conference will explore the history and recent changes of 42 CFR Part 2, review common definitions, and how the changes may affect integrated medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) programs, and discussion on LifeLong Medical Care’s experience.

My entity just experienced a cyber-attack! What do we do now?

A Quick-Response Checklist from the HHS, Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

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The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has developed a Cyber Security Checklist and a corresponding Cyber Security Infographic that explains the steps for a HIPAA covered entity or its business associate (the entity) to take in response to a cyber-related security incident. 

Preventing and Dealing with Ransomware Attacks: How to Keep Your Data Safe

A HIMSS Webinar

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The recent global ransomware attacks have revealed weaknesses in many organizations’ security plans. The global nature of the attacks demonstrate how easy it is for criminals to target health records for either profit or malicious reasons. And it confirms that the danger of cyber-attacks will not end any time soon. This webinar, presented by noted ethical hacker Kevin Johnson, will provide insight into how hackers identify vulnerabilities and provide specific advice to help you prepare a line of defense against the next generation of attack.

WannaCry Threat Intelligence Briefing

A HIStalk Webinar

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Sensato CEO and cybersecurity reseaercher John Gomez will present an HIStalk-sponsored free webinar on Tuesday, May 16 at 1:00 p.m. ET titled “WannaCry Threat Intelligence Briefing.” John will provide an in-depth analysis of the current state of WannaCry as well as a technical review of how it operates and possible go-forward cybersecurity impacts. John will also present technical and regulatory counter-measures you should consider, specific to healthcare organizations.

4/17 HITEQ Highlights: Skill Sets for Health Center Security & Privacy Risk Management

A HITEQ Highlights Webinar

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Health Centers are made up of many different levels of IT Security & Privacy expertise, both in terms of staff skills and organizational maturity. This resource will help guide both beginners and more advanced staff and leadership to understanding how to best manage and promote security and privacy risk management at their health center.

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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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