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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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Why Protecting 340B Matters

The 340B Drug Pricing Program makes it possible for Community Health Center patients to afford life-saving medications and is an an essential source of support for health centers to stretch increasingly scarce federal resources and reinvest in patient care. Over the course of the past few years, while health centers have been fighting COVID-19, the program …

Health Center Advocacy, Health Center Federal Policy, Health Center News, NACHC Events

NACHC Kicks Off Virtual Policy & Issues Forum

This week hundreds of health center leaders from around the country are gathering virtually to assess the health care policy landscape. Usually the NACHC P & I is an in-person conference that takes place in the nation’s capitol. This year, however, COVID had other plans. Still, this socially distanced conference has attracted a slate of …

Health Center News, Social Determinants of Health, Uncategorized

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 …

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Introducing a New Model Protocol for Health Centers to Address Intimate Partner Violence and Exploitation

How can health centers make sure we are reaching the patients affected by IPV and exploitation?