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  This half-day symposium for healthcare professionals will address the role sociocultural barriers and challenges play when caring for culturally and ethnically diverse patients. Keynote speakers will review local, regional and national disparity data, share community resources and provide strategies to improve awareness and overcome bias....

  Medicaid Expansion in Virginia: Special In-Person Application Assistance Event: Northern Virginia Family Service is organizing an in-person Medicaid application assistance event on March 12th, 2019 at George Mason University. This event will consist of three 2 hour in-person assistance sessions being offered from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Each...

  SignUpNow Workshops for Virginia Medicaid Application Assistance Training: The workshops provide in-depth information on the New Health Coverage for Adults, FAMIS, FAMIS Plus, Medicaid for Pregnant Women, FAMIS MOMS, Plan First, and the Low Income Families and Children (LIFC) program. The topics presented include: Who qualifies...

As of January 2019, the Regional Primary Care Coalition’s (RPCC) office relocated to 1325 G Street NW, Suite 480, Washington, DC 20005. RPCC is excited to share this space alongside our new fiscal sponsor, the Greater Washington Community Foundation. RPCC’s updated telephone number is (202) 864-6588. Our...

Health Literacy Training for Patient Navigators: DCPCA’s Health Literacy Training will improve participants’ skills in educating patients. This training is geared toward any non-clinical staff who assist individuals in cancer screening, diagnostics, or treatment. Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information...

  It is with great pleasure that we announce that The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County, is joining the national Park Prescription initiative (Park Rx). Park Rx America is a national initiative dedicated to using and strengthening...

  Over 100 million Americans currently suffer from a chronic disease, which are responsible for 7 in 10 deaths annually. Park Rx America began as a community health initiative that aims to prevent and treat chronic disease and promote wellness by prescribing and linking patients to...

  An uncertain federal health policy landscape threatens the Affordable Care Act's expansion of access to affordable, quality health care. On December 5, 2017, the Regional Primary Care Coalition and the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers, Healthy Communities Work Group hosted the Regional Health Policy Conference to explore what’s next...

2017 UDS Training (HRSA FQHCs): The Uniform Data System (UDS) in-person training is a full day program covering the preparation of the 2017 UDS Report. The training addresses each of the report's tables, including a discussion of the changes that have been made and the...

This training is an in-depth guide to NCQA Recognition requirements and the process for achieving PCMH recognition. Recognized practices and clinicians have proved the relevance of the NCQA PCMH standards to the Triple Aim. The 2017 standards emphasize a practice-wide commitment to sustaining the PCMH...