The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) is hosting a webinar featuring subject matter experts in using EHR systems for substance use assessment and treatment from the Oregon Community Health Information Network (OCHIN) and Family Health Services Health Center. This webinar will cover a variety of related topics, including developing and implementing workflows, strategies to align technological workflows, and key privacy and confidentiality-related compliance considerations for 42 CFR Part 2.
Wednesday, June 20
3:00-4:30 p.m. ET
HRSA’s Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center offers a webinar featuring experts that have developed telehealth-enabled school health centers in rural communities. These health centers provide telehealth services for rural children that focus on asthma, obesity reduction and prevention, behavioral health, diabetes, and oral health. Hear about the successes, challenges, and lessons...
The Office of the National Coordinator for HIT - Informational Webinar
Easy EHR Issue Reporting Challenge
ONC launched the Easy EHR Issue Reporting Challenge to find possible solutions to help providers and other user of EHRs report usability or safety concerns to appropriate parties, such as the hospital or practice’s IT team, the EHR developer, and Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs). Next week, ONC will host a webinar to provide additional information about the Easy EHR Issue Reporting Challenge followed by an audience Q&A.
Register: Easy EHR Issue Reporting Challenge Informational Webinar
UDS Mapper Special Topics Webinar
The UDS Mapper is pleased to announce a new tool aimed at health centers for Mapping Areas of Priority for Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAP for MAT). This tool is designed to assist in identifying areas for high need and existing services. Data accessible in the new tool include:
- HRSA-funded awardees and health facilities related to the opioid epidemic, such as
- Substance Abuse Facilities
- DEA Waivered Providers
- Health Center Awardees with MAT Providers
- AIMS (Access Increases in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services) Awardees
- Rural Health Opioid Program Awardees
- Substance Abuse Telehealth Awardees
- Population indicators focused on opioid-related analyses, such as
- Drug Poisining Mortality
- Retail Opioid Dispensing Rate
- Part D Opioid Prescribing Rate
- DEA Waivered Provider Rate
- Number of DEA Waivered Providers
HITEQ Highlights Webinar
Many health centers provide behavioral health services; others work closely with community partners who provide behavioral health services to their patients. One of the biggest challenges for health centers is determining how to integrate data between the two services. The HITEQ Center recently published the resource Utilizing and Integrating Behavioral Health Data into a Health Center’s Primary Care Services. This webinar introduced the Center for Integrated Health Solutions' Standard Framework for Levels of Integrated Healthcare and provided some guidance of how to integrate care regardless of which model of care is being provided. Dr. Rina Ramirez, Chief Medical Officer of Zufall Health, shared her experiences of integrating behavioral health data. Zufall Health which has a traditional Behavioral Health Department, recently started an Integrated Behavioral Health program within primary care, and partners with an external behavioral health organization who focuses on people with Serious Mental Illness.