October 2, 2023

NACHC Conferences, Webinars, and Trainings

2023 Financial Operations Management / Information Technology (FOM/IT) Conference & Expo

Conference: October 24-25, 2023

Preconference Workshops: October 23

Paris Las Vegas| Las Vegas, NV | HYBRID

Registration is open!

NACHC’s FOM/IT con­fer­ence is a gath­er­ing of over 700 health cen­ter senior lead­ers, man­agers, and staff CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CIOs and finance, oper­a­tions and IT staff from across the coun­try. The conference provides an opportunity for participants to inter­act with their colleagues, indus­try experts, and pow­er­ful speak­ers to share proven techniques and tools and dis­cover inno­v­a­tive strate­gies nec­es­sary to trans­form their orga­ni­za­tions.

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2023-2024 CEO Leadership Institute (CEOI) Registration Deadline: October 16th!

October 22-23, 2023 | Paris Las Vegas | Las Vegas, NV (ahead of FOM/IT)

CEOI is a six-month training program for CEOs of health centers to learn with and from peers, and hone health center-specific leadership skills. It is best suited for CEOs in the role for three years or less. The program kicks off with a two-day workshop on October 22-23, 2023 ahead of NACHC’s FOM/IT Conference and Expo in Las Vegas.

Register and apply.

InnovationEx 2023: Operationalizing and Sustaining Innovation for the Future

October 23, 2023 | Las Vegas, NV

Join us at NACHC's inaugural Innovation Experience event hosted by NACHC's Center for Community Health Innovation! Come in teams of two (2) and learn how to operationalize and sustain innovation for the future. This is a pre-conference event for FOM/IT that you won’t want to miss.

Spaces are limited, be sure to register here today! 

2023 PCA & HCCN Conference

November 13-15, 2023 | Omni Louisville Hotel, Louisville, KY

Advance the future of healthcare at the 2023 PCA & HCCN Conference in Louisville, Kentucky! Because PCAs, HCCNs, and NTTAPs play a vital role in the direct support of nearly 1400 health centers and look-a-likes, this year’s Conference focuses on policy, data, operations, payment, and workforce, all centered around building partnerships and strategies for the equitable care of health center patients. 

Register and learn more.

Post PCA & HCCN Conference Workshops

Exploring Health Center Pathways to Health Equity Workshop

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 | 1:00 - 5:00 PM | Omni Louisville Hotel, Louisville, KY

Address the long-term impacts of structural racism, oppression, and bias in healthcare and the communities that are being served. Participants will engage in active discussions about the relationships between identity, power, privilege, and the importance of integrating community voice in health equity efforts at the patient and care team levels, organizational and community levels, and payment and policy levels.

Register and learn more.

Intensive Data Lab: Data to Drive Improvement in Hypertension

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 | 1:00 - 3:00 PM | Omni Louisville Hotel, Louisville, KY

Develop community health center patient personas (i.e., patient-like characters) using a patient-level dataset. Participants will apply their findings to various quality measures and health outcomes and explore interventions to tackle the biggest disparities in hypertension. This interactive learning lab is designed for quality improvement, data-driven professionals, and clinical staff with data duties.

Register and learn more..

Introduction to Community Health Center Finance

Dec 5-6, 2023 | Portland, OR, or Virtual | Don’t Miss Out!

The Introduction to Community Health Center Finance (Intro to CHC Finance) training workshop is designed to provide an orientation to financial management, accounting principles, and terminology unique to health centers as well as an in-depth focus on 330 grant management, including the elements of the scope of services, and reporting. This is approved for up to 13.8 CPE credits.

Register and learn more. 

NACHC Updates

Welcome New Members!

Organizational Member:

So Others Might Eat (DC)

Associate Members:

Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition, Inc. (NE)

American Chiropractic Association (VA)

Corporate Member:

ScribeEMR, Inc. (MA)

Apply to Join a NACHC Committee!

We are now accepting applications for membership on NACHC committees! NACHC’s committees assist the Board by identifying priorities, conducting detailed deliberation, and making recommendations for assigned areas.

2024-2025 Committee Information and Application: The committee application process is open. Please review the committee information and application. Applications are due October 17, 2023.

The Membership staff is ready to help you. Please contact Susan Hansen at 301-347-0400.

Learn more and apply.

NACHC In the News

BLOG | Health Centers Race Against the Clock to Keep Patients Connected to Medicaid Coverage in Arkansas

At a time when most states are reviewing the eligibility of their Medicaid beneficiaries over the course of one year, Arkansas decided to review all beneficiaries in only six months. This process is known as Medicaid renewals and it could cause people to lose coverage, even if they are eligible. In Arkansas, a large number of people are losing their Medicaid coverage rapidly — sometimes before they are aware of it. 

Read the blog post.

BLOG | Eight Health Centers Incubate Solutions to Digital & Health Literacy

NACHC has teamed up with the global healthcare company, Abbott, to help remove barriers to healthcare access and equity. In May, our Center for Community Health Innovation selected eight health centers to participate in this novel incubator program where health centers receive funding, access to leading experts, and training over a six-month period to help design and test new solutions addressing digital literacy challenges in their own communities.

Read the blog post to learn more about the eight health centers.

Health Center News & Resources

Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders in Health: Become a Commonwealth Fund Fellow

One-year, degree-granting, full-time fellowship at Harvard Medical School, Boston, beginning July 2024 – the Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University (CFF) prepares physician-leaders, particularly physicians from groups underrepresented in medicine, to improve the health of historically marginalized populations. Fellows focus on transforming healthcare delivery systems and promoting innovation in policies, practices and programs that address health equity and social determinants of health.

The application for the 2024-2025 Fellowship is due December 1, 2023.


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows Program

Each year, the RWJF Health Policy Fellows program offers health professionals the opportunity to leverage their expertise to gain experience in federal health legislation on Capitol Hill. Apply to join the class of 2024 and learn more about this opportunity to promote health equity through policy: Healthpolicyfellows.org

Applications for the 2024–2025 Fellowship class will be accepted August 1 – November 1, 2023.