Updates from the STAR² Center 
April 3, 2018
STAR² Center News
Looking for an overview of the real costs of recruitment and retention to share with your workforce team? Look no further than this newly released report from the STAR² Center team! Covering the various costs associated with a provider vacancy, aside from the initial dollar value, this report emphasizes the importance of planning strategically for recruitment and retention at health centers. 
Partner News

The NWRPCA Spring Primary Care Conference and Annual Membership Meeting is just around the corner! Open to all organizations and individuals interested and/or working in community health, join them to learn from prominent speakers, hear federal policy updates, network with primary care colleagues, and much more.

April 5 2018 - Thursday 3:00pm - 4:00pm ET
The best dashboards give health centers actionable information at their fingertips, and use great design practices to focus a user's attention on the most important information on the page. The HITEQ Center will present tips on how to develop effective data dashboards including designers and users, common pitfalls in dashboard design and how to avoid them, and dashboard software for consideration. Learn about the Indiana Quality Improvement Network's experience with developing a data dashboard for their health centers and how they are using the dashboard today. Register here.

This webinar will vary from month-to-month and cover advanced tools and uses of the UDS Mapper.  The UDS Mapper is a collaboration between the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and is part of the HealthLandscape online mapping platform. This webinar is geared toward users who are familiar with the UDS Mapper and would like to learn more about its uses. 

Click here to register for this month's webinar - Monday, April 23 from 2:00-3:00pm ET

The STAR² Center was proud to announce the release of our new, self-paced, online courses earlier this year! In our first courses, we focus on the basics of an effective recruitment process. In this course, we detail successful practices in screening and interviewing candidates for an open position. To enroll in the STAR² Center Online Learning platform and access this course, click here.