Community Health Forum.

Published by the National Association of Community Health Centers, Community Health Forum® Magazine is the only national publication dedicated exclusively to news and issues surrounding health care delivery to the medically underserved and the community-based health care providers whose mission is to serve them. RCHN CHF staff write a regular column  called “ HIT connections” for the magazine.

  • IT Systems Considerations for Disaster Preparedness and Management
    January 16, 2019

    David Hartzband  and Feygele Jacobs discuss  the risk assessment and planning aspects of disaster preparedness and management.  The article focuses on  IT systems and infrastructure issues that are  essential to operational recovery for health centers and safety net providers.

  • Population Health Approaches to Improving Rural Health
    February 23, 2018

    In this article, Feygele Jacobs, DrPH, and David Hartzband, DSc, discuss population health approaches to improving rural health.

  • Population Health Management
    May 8, 2017

    Considerations for selecting and adopting population health products to support and improve care management and analytics are discussed in this column by David Hartzband and Feygele Jacobs.

  • Understanding Data as an Asset, Not a Luxury
    November 10, 2016

    Feygele Jacobs and David Hartzband review the data implications of MACRA, MIPS and APM. In a rapidly transformation health care system, data awareness and strong information management capacity are essential to community health centers.