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CCFC Symposium Takes Partnership to the Next Level

Six Presentations Show Partnership in a New Light

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The Community Clinic Funders' Collaborative Learning Symposium II—"Partnership: Taking It to the Next Level"—drew an enthused audience on Wednesday, April 9, at United Way of Greater Houston. Over 80 members of our area's healthcare community were there to share approaches to best practices and hear success stories about community clinics partnering in the areas of research, patient care, and community outreach.

Following is the list of presentations and speakers. Click on the title of each presentation to link to the PDF.

Research Institutions and Clinic Partnerships: Translating Research into Practice

Tackling the “No Show” Rate: Reducing Disparities by Implementing Research Findings in the Community - Linda Highfield, Assistant Professor, Management Policy & Community Health Practice, UT Health Dr. Sabrina Echols, Medical Director, Central Care Community Health Center Gloria Robinson, Education & Outreach Manager, Breast Health Collaborative

Project Re-Engineered Discharge (RED): Transitions of Care and Relevance for FQHCs - Aanand D. Naik, MD, Barbara Trautner, MD and George Shelton, MD, Houston Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness, & Safety, VA Medical Center & Baylor College of Medicine

Hospital and Clinic Partnerships: Benefits and Challenges of Building a Care Continuum

St. Joseph’s-San José Clinic Referral Partnership: Expanding Access to Non-Emergent Primary Care - Lee Ann Kroon, CFO/COO, San José Clinic Dr. Onyiego, Medical Director, San José Clinic Glenda Newby, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, St. Joseph’s Hospital

Harris Health-FQHC Referral Partnership: Expanding Primary Care Access - Ricci Sanchez, Vice President, Operations & Associate Administrator, Ambulatory Care, Harris Health System Maria Cowles, Director, Medical Home, Harris Health System Michael G. Bsaibes, COO, Spring Branch CHC Daniel Montez, CEO, Vecino Health Centers  

School-based Partnerships: Expanding Beyond the Clinic Walls

KIPP Care - Ben Glisan, Chief Operating Officer, Legacy Community Health Services (no presentation available)

Pasadena CHC and Pasadena ISD: Partnering to Meet the Requirements of TX H.B. No. 2483s - John Sweitzer, CEO, Pasadena Community Health Center Pam Tevis, Specialist for Health/Physical Education, Pasadena ISD

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