Health centers' role in and contributions to preventive women's health and family planning has been significant. This session will spotlight recent vanguard family planning activities, including results of a George Washington University/Kaiser Family Foundation national survey of family planning in health centers; an LGBTQIA Technical Expert Panel convened by the U.S. Office of Population Affairs; a model used in Colorado that reduced teen pregnancy by 40 percent; and new recommendations for the National Qaulity Forum (NQF) and e-measures. A look at practice, policy, provider engagement as well as local issues related to organizational culture and support will be provided.
- Describe current health center activities in family planning service delivery.
- Identify new recommendations for contraception NQF Measures and their development.
- Understand how partnerships between health centers and Title X Programs can reduce teen pregnancy rates.
Colorado Title X State Director,
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment