Health Centers and the Data Warehouse
A new information bulletin by David Hartzband and Matthew Grob, in the NACHC Health Center Controlled Network Series, defines data warehouses, describes their utility, and outlines factors important to consider when participating in or seeking to develop a warehouse.
Supporting Health IT Adoption in Federally Qualified Health Centers: Setting the Course for Quality-Based Reimbursement
Support for health information technology adoption under existing revenue streams is essential if community health centers are to participate effectively in quality-based reimbursement. Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement is a necessary first step both for building the infrastructure and capacity for improvements in patient care and positioning health centers for value- based care. This report was written by Melinda Dutton, Lammot du Pont, Julie Murchinson and Helen Pfister of Manatt Health Solutions and Peter Epp of RSM McGladrey, LLP, with guidance and support from the California HealthCare Foundation; the Community Clinics Initiative, a project of Tides and the California Endowment; the Colorado Health Foundation; and the RCHN Community Health Foundation.