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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
Using Health Technology to Improve Performance on Clinical Quality Measures
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Using Health Technology to Improve Performance on Clinical Quality Measures

Experiences of HealthNet of Indianapolis, Winner of HIMSS Davies Community Health Organization Award

According to HealthNet's Case Study for their 2015 HIMSS Davies Award:

HealthNet’s mission is to improve lives with compassionate health care and support services, regardless of ability to pay. The organization was established in 1968 to provide much needed services to central Indiana’s inner-city neighborhoods. Through a network of health, dental, school-based and homeless sites, HealthNet provides care to more than 59,286 patients annually. In 2009, we began our journey to adopt electronic medical records (EMR) to improve patient care, clinical documentation and billing practices after choosing eClinicalWorks as our vendor. Using a phased approach to EMR “Go Lives”, it took almost 2 years to fully implement the EMR at all locations. Upon completion of the Go Live project at medical sites in 2011, HealthNet focused on using the new electronic technology to develop templates and reports and redesign workflows to improve performance on a selected set of clinical quality measures, which had previously been stagnant and far below national averages. After project implementation, improvements on the selected measure sets were dramatic, ranging from 4% improvement on measures that were already being done well, to 181% improvement on the lowest performing measures at baseline.

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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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The Quadruple Aim
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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