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(CHI) Community Health Institute and Expo

CME2 - Health Centers and Family Planning: Now and in the Next Five Years


‐ Aug 28, 2017 2:00pm

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.

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