By Dr Laura Leone, DSW, MSSW, LMSW Integrated Health Consultant for Practice Improvement, National Council for Behavioral Health Suicide prevention can seem like a daunting undertaking for any health center, but as the number of deaths by suicide keep increasing, it becomes a necessary public health issue to be addressed within primary care. If your […]

This promising practice is shared by Bluestem Health in Lincoln, NE In July 2018, Bluestem Health applied for the Safety Net Solution In-Kind Dental Program Technical Assistance. This opportunity was first brought to our attention by Jenna Thomsen, Director of Training and Technical Assistance at HCAN. Bluestem Health’s dental clinic was one of ten programs […]

At this time of year, many of us are looking back at 2019 and looking forward to 2020.  As far as the 340B Program goes, although there was a lot of sabre rattling there were very few changes heading into 2020. 2019 Year in Review Legislative Activity Specific to FQHC’s, although 340B was mentioned in […]

This promising practice is shared by OneWorld Community Health Centers, in Omaha, NE   Please give an overview of your work completed: HCAN offered a unique opportunity to work with a 340B consultant Judy Lapinski.  OneWorld’s Pharmacy Director and CEO met with Judy via phone and email several times in 2019.  HRSA offers best practice […]