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This session will provide an overview of Mass General Brigham’s community COVID response efforts. Participants will hear about clinicians’ experiences with direct community engagement, such as providing health-related information and resources.
The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC) has developed an issue brief to provide a comprehensive overview of nurse-managed health centers. The brief highlights the importance of nurse leadership and emphasizes the role of nurse-led care on improved provision of primary care. Uniform Data System (UDS) data from 2016 to 2020, demonstrates a 41% increase in the utilization of nurse practitioners (NP) in comparison to a 15% growth for physicians across health centers. The brief discusses opportunities for health centers to optimize this growth in the NP workforce to improve health care access, population health outcomes, and health equity for communities made vulnerable by social and systemic injustice.
This session covers the importance of screening children for lead poisoning and strategies for integrating lead screening into health care delivery. Successful community-based programs are highlighted.
A discussion with representatives from the HUD Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes during National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week where we learn about best practices for keeping families safe from lead.
Dr. Laura Anderko of Georgetown University’s Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment examined the diverse regional impacts of climate change in the U.S., reviewed climate change effects on housing and health, and provided tools for health care providers to take action.
Dr. James Huang, MD from Unity Health Care and the National Family Medicine Residency discusses social determinants of health related to neighborhood factors and the physical environment and presents strategies to improve community health.
This webinar, presented by PERC-med, discussed what pesticides are, how they impact environmental health, and practical steps to reduce exposure and prevent pesticide-related illnesses. Speakers also reviewed agricultural workers’ rights and shared relevant community resources.
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is an increasing cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States with many studies reporting about 3.5 million persons living HCV and many unaware of their HCV infection. In this webinar, hear Catelyn Coyle discuss the development and implementation of a HCV Test and Treat Model. This model has demonstrated that routine HCV testing can be successfully integrated into ambulatory care settings.
This webinar provides a national perspective of how the hepatitis C virus (HCV) and opioid use disorder epidemics are connected and what health centers can do to address them. We heard from Lauren Canary from the CDC about expansion of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and what resources are available to providers.
October is National Liver Cancer Awareness Month. Join our webinar to discuss how community health centers can use cost-benefit analysis to establish enhanced hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening and testing programs to avoid long-term health impacts for patients. Beginning with a discussion of national trends in HCV rates and an overview of the Viral Hepatitis Action Plan, this webinar features Dr. Michael Halpern from Temple University about cost-benefit analysis and how to apply this method to HCV screening, testing, and treatment within community health centers.