News and Updates

Kresge Foundation Issues RFP for Loans for Community Investments

08 April 2016
The Kresge Foundation’s Social Investment Practice works to influence and advance how markets work on behalf of low-income people, and those who serve them, in partnership with practitioners, investors, policymakers, and government. In 2015, Kresge committed to invest $350 million by 2020 through social and mission-related investments and to leverage $1 billion toward the expansion of opportunities in America’s cities. To that end, the foundation will invest a portion of this new commitment in standardized loans…

Rides to Wellness Grant Opportunity

07 April 2016
Rides to Wellness Demonstration Grants Webinar – Wednesday, April 20, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. EST –The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the availability of approximately $5.3 million of funding to support the Rides to Wellness Demonstration and Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility Grants. The goal of the competitive Rides to Wellness (R2W) Demonstration Grants is to find and test promising, replicable public transportation healthcare access solutions that support the following goals: increased access to care,…

Project ECHO LGBT Announced

04 April 2016
NACHC is currently recruiting a limited number of Health Centers to participate in Project ECHO® LGBT. Health Center clinicians who have no or little experience with this patient population are encouraged to enroll. Starting April 7th, videoconference sessions will be held on the FIRST and THIRD Thursday of each month from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST for one year.  Registrants are expected to attend a majority of the sessions over the year. Designed for…

FTCA University Registration Now Open

04 April 2016
CHAMPS is excited to announce that registration is now open for FTCA University! The Federal Tort Claims Act University (FTCAU) for Region VIII Health Centers is an innovative and new training conference that provides a great opportunity for seasoned quality and risk management professionals and new professionals to learn from experts, leaders, and government officials about FTCA, healthcare quality and risk management, and related subjects. Over the course of two days, attendees will participate in…

Midtown CHC Awarded $350k for Substance Abuse Service Expansion

16 March 2016
HHS Awards $94 Million to Health Centers to Help Treat the Prescription Opioid Abuse and Heroin Epidemic in America Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $94 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 271 health centers in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico to improve and expand the delivery of substance abuse services in Health Centers, with a specific focus on treatment of opioid use disorders in underserved…

NHSC Loan Repayment Program Now Open

16 February 2016
APPLY NOW Accepting applications through April 5, 7:30 p.m. ET 2016 Application and Program Guidance (PDF - 401 KB) has the detailed information you need to apply. Please read carefully before you start your Loan Repayment Program application. Primary care medical, dental and mental/behavioral health clinicians can get up to $50,000 to repay their health profession student loans in exchange for a two-year commitment to work at an approved NHSC site in a high-need, underserved…

Million Hearts Excellence in Blood Pressure Control Award

10 February 2016
Are You a Champion Clinic in Blood Pressure Measurement and Hypertension Control? The Utah Million Hearts Coalition Excellence in Blood Pressure Control Award is the premier award in Utah recognizing the hard work, dedication, and outstanding achievements of clinics in Utah that focus on excellence in blood pressure measurement and hypertension control. This award acknowledges the efforts and commitment clinics have made to meet the highest standards of clinical blood pressure measurement. Go to healthinsight.org/bloodpressureaward to apply by April 16, 2016 For questions or more information email Kelly…

AUCHIE Award Nominations Are Open!

29 January 2016
The AUCH Annual Primary Care Conference is coming - May 12-13, 2016 at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center, and it's time to nominate your hardworking peers for an award! The AUCH Annual Primary Care Conference is a great occasion to network and learn, but it's also a time to celebrate your Health Center's achievements. People in your Health Center and on your Board of Directors go "above and beyond" to ensure your Health Center's success. Take…

Love Utah Give Utah Goes Live on January 26th

19 January 2016
On March 31, 2016, the Community Foundation of Utah will host Love UT Give UT, a 24 hour day of giving for nonprofit organizations and schools across the state.  Utahns are recognized as the most generous in America, which is no surprise - last year, Utahns donated over $1.2 million to 500 schools and nonprofits in a single day for Love UT Give UT. This year, the goal is to raise $1.6 million  for the…

Accountable Health Communities Funding Opportunity

12 January 2016
CMS Announces Accountable Health Communities Funding Opportunity to Improve Community Linkages to Address SDOH The Accountable Health Communities Model is based on emerging evidence that addressing health-related socials needs through enhanced clinical-community linkages can improve health outcomes and reduce costs. Over a five-year period, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) will implement and evaluate a three-track model based on promising service delivery approaches. Each track features interventions of varying intensity that link beneficiaries…