This post is part of NACHC’s monthly Innovation Blog Series hosted by our Center for Community Health Innovation. We asked staff around NACHC what they read, watched, or listened to this year that they found helpful in expanding their thinking or introduced new ideas. See the list below. There are many more resources out there, …
Author: Jedidiah Barton
Geiger-Gibson Emerging Leader Engages Fathers in D.C.
The father-child attachment program at Mary’s Center supports participants with a two-pronged approach to build resiliency in children and parents.
Human-Centered Design: Understanding the Problem
A key point of human-centered design is to take into consideration the users’ perspectives before jumping into solutions mode. Here are a few tools that can help your health center implement a human-centered approach.
Medical Respite Care and Housing as Health Care
Learn the importance of medical respite care and how it coordinates with health centers. Medical respite care is not a replacement for housing and housing is health care.
HIV Testing is Self-Care: Taking the Test is Taking Care of You
We need to rethink our approach to HIV, Dr. Dazon Dixon Diallo of SisterLove said during a webinar from the National Museum of Natural History: “There are all kinds of things in our future. Centering sexual health and well-being and pleasure instead of talking about risks. We have got to move away from burdening people …
Broadband Access: Health Centers Offer Local Solutions to National Challenges
The digital divide is not just about access for health center patients. As more folks get connected, there are challenges with health literacy and patients understanding how to use specific technology. Innovative technology solutions for the future must be human centered in their design.
Mobile Units: Helping to (Re)Build Trust for People Experiencing Homelessness
This post is part of NACHC’s Innovation Blog Series. This series is hosted monthly by our Center for Community Health Innovation. Community Health Centers many times function as more than a care provider, they are a connector and anchor in their communities. Before joining NACHC, my training ground in Community Health Centers was at Unity Health Care …
Mental Health First Aid: NACHC and Americares Award Training Scholarships
Through a partnership, NACHC is helping health centers to expand their support for communities’ mental well-being through training in “mental health first aid.”