Health Care Homes- News and Announcements

Health Care Homes
News & Announcements

MDH Health Care Homes invites you to find the latest news on upcoming events, webinars and other important information related to MDH Health Care Homes.

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Due to uncertainty surrounding the COVID 19 outbreak in Minnesota, Health Care Homes is postponing the April 7-8, 2020 Learning Days conference. Refunds will be issued to all registrants, exhibitors and sponsors as soon as possible. We are working out details and will update you as information is confirmed.

Save the Date for September 14-15, 2020 (pending) at the Best Western Kelly Inn in St. Cloud, MN. All confirmed speakers from spring will be re-invited. Confirmed sponsors and exhibitors will have priority for securing space. Approved scholarship recipients may retain their scholarships. Nominations for the HCH Innovation Awards remain open!

Registration for the Fall conference opens soon. All participants who registered for the spring conference must re-register for fall. Stay tuned for more information, and stay well!

Nominations are open for the third annual Health Care Homes Innovation Awards!

If you know of a care team or individual that has achieved outstanding results on the Health Care Home journey, submit a nomination form and claim a place in the sun.

Visit the HCH website to learn more about the awards program and submit a nomination.

Risk Stratification
HCH is excited to introduce two new e-learning courses on Risk Stratification.

These courses are free, available on demand, and provide a completion certificate for obtaining CEUs.

Learning about Your Population – Introduction to Risk Stratification
Describes risk stratification and its link to Health Care Homes, explains why it is important, and provides examples of processes and tools.

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Risk Stratifying Your Population: Strategies and Examples
This course explores models of risk stratification, highlights work being done by Health Care Homes clinics to assess and manage patient populations and looks at the link between risk stratification and care coordination.

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New - Strategies for Hypertension Management
Explore strategies to support management of hypertension, including prevention, patient self-management, and partnerships between clinics, local public health and community organizations.

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Visit the MDH Learning Center for more information and registration (required). NOTE: to register on the Learning Center, you must first establish a user profile and password.

Enroll Now: Building Systems for Culturally Responsive Integrated Care

The Minnesota Department of Health and Department of Human Services are teaming up to offer Health Care Home (HCH) clinics, Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers (CCBHCs), Behavioral Health Home (BHH) services providers, as well as Minnesota behavioral health providers and their partners a free 6-month learning experience called, “Building Systems for Culturally Responsive Integrated Care.”

The series begins with a participant Kick-Off event in the Twin Cities metro area on Friday, January 17, 2020 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

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The Minnesota Department of Health announces the following clinics as newly certified Health Care Homes:

  • Meeker Memorial Clinic: Litchfield East
  • Meeker Memorial Clinic: Litchfield West

Find currently certified Health Care Homes on the HCH Interactive map.

Health Care Homes is excited to offer the Health Care Homes Customizable Patient Brochure Template in Spanish and Somali languages. These brochures are for providers to use with their patients.

For more information visit Health Care Homes Patient Brochure Template webpage.

Funding opportunities to support health reform and innovation.

There are no funding opportunities at this time. Please check back in the future.

The Health Care Homes program published a Request for Comments in the State Register on September 24, 2018, stating that the Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Department of Human Services are requesting comments on possible amendments to the Health Care Homes rule.

For more information visit the Health Care Homes Rulemaking webpage.

The Health Care Homes (HCH) and Integrated Health Partnerships (IHP) brief overview (PDF) introduces both programs and describes how HCH certification is fundamentally structured to support value-based care arrangements (such as IHPs).

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Updated Tuesday, 21-Apr-2020 14:49:39 CDT