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Health Centers: Get Ready – PrEP is a Game Changer

For many health centers, PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, is a new and yet to be implemented tool for preventing HIV.  It’s actually a game changer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, PrEP can prevent HIV infection risk by 90-99% for very high-risk patients when it’s used properly. It’s recommended for men who have …

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Clinical Informatics: How IT Clinical Champions Support the Care Team

An IT Clinical Champion can be a physician or a member of the quality improvement team. They work very closely with clinical care teams to improve the clinicians’ user experience with the health center’s Electronic Health Records (EHR).

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Agile Scrum Framework 101: Driving Change by Improving Process

Project management flow chart graphic

by Camila Silva and Efe Omadevuae This post is the second in NACHC’s Innovation Blog Series. This series is hosted monthly by our Center for Community Health Innovation. If you are trying to implement a new idea or look at better ways to manage your existing work, you might utilize or consider several project management …

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Hope, Health, and Healing: Health Center Serves the Unique Needs of Native Americans in the Twin Cities

The United States has a legal obligation to provide health care to Native Americans. Yet, the Native American community faces significant health status and health care inequities when compared to other U.S. populations. Native Americans born today have a life expectancy that is 4.4 years less than the overall U.S. population, and they die at …