Blog posts tagged "FQHC"

Improving Community Health Through Integration

Blog - May 20, 2016
Stephen P. Kliewer, D. Min.

Our shared interest in effective interaction between primary medical care and mental health care facilitated an ongoing discussion about how our programs could work together more effectively and we began to dream of not just collaboration, but integration. We began to move together toward that goal.

Behavioral Health Integration: Obstacles & Successes

Blog - April 29, 2016
Dr. Brian Sandoval

Behavioral health integration is a necessary and very beneficial part of patient-centered primary care. Yet it can be difficult to get an integrated behavioral health program started, as there are many moving parts to contend with and different models to choose from.

Oral Health Integration Pilot in an Oregon FQHC

Blog - March 25, 2016
Mohamed Alyajouri

Oral health is a key component of providing organized, Evidence-Based Care and Care Coordination in a Patient-Centered Medical Home practice. The benefits of delivering preventive oral health care in the primary care setting are numerous and impactful in addressing the existing prevention gap.

Know the Experts: Oregon Primary Care Association (OPCA)

Blog - August 31, 2015
PCPCI

The Oregon Primary Care Association (OPCA) is a nonprofit membership association for Oregon's community health centers, also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers, or FQHCs. OPCA shares the latest ideas, expert advice and proven techniques for keeping patients healthy, and educate policymakers about the need for accessible, high-quality primary care for low-income and other vulnerable Oregonians.

Patient-Centered Communication Skills

Blog - May 14, 2015
Claire Tranchese, Oregon Primary Care Association

Earlier this year I had a great day of learning around patient centered office visits and Health Literacy (HL) with clinics in the Institute Patient-Centered Communication Learning Collaborative. We spent the afternoon learning from Cassie Burn of Community Health Partners (CHP) in Montana.

How Wallace Medical Concern is Engaging Patients

Blog - April 9, 2015
Bill Roller, Wallace Medical Concern

We reached out to Wallace Medical Concern to learn about their efforts to engage patients via implementation of a My Chart portal, providing online access of medical information to patients.

School-Based Health Centers and the Medical Home Model

Blog - January 5, 2015
Rafael Otto, Oregon School-Based Health Alliance

While SBHCs are generally well-aligned with PCPCH standards, with a shared mission to integrate primary care in a way that is truly patient-centered and personal, the role of the SBHC still needs clarification to maximize care delivery and coordination.

Adopting the PCBH Model of Care: Q&A with Salud Medical Center

Blog - December 15, 2014
Juliette Cutts, Psy.D., Salud Medical Center

Juliette Cutts, Psy.D., Behavioral Health Consultant at Salud Medical Center in Woodburn, answers questions about the clinic's adoption of the Patient-Centered Behavioral Health model of care.