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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Please join us online for a 90-minute interactive session where we’ll share COVID-19 experiences, update you on the state of Health Care Homes, and gather input to shape the future of the program. Mark your calendars and use the link below to email your request to join the meeting. Participation limited to 250.

MS TEAMS Meeting
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October 13, 2020
11:30 – 1:00 PM

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Ongoing concerns about the spread of COVID 19 and redeployment of the Health Care Homes staff to work on the COVID response have resulted in a decision to cancel Learning Days 2020. Learning Days will move to a virtual format in the spring of 2021.

The Health Care Homes team continues to offer free on-demand learning opportunities to support your ongoing efforts to deliver patient-centered, coordinated care. Visit the MDH Learning Center for information on Health Care Homes e-learning courses.

New - Sailing Toward Success with Telehealth

For many organizations, COVID-19 has been a catalyst in adoption of telehealth. Whether your organization is just starting or on your way, this course will help you chart your voyage with information, tools, and resources to advance your telehealth practice. All aboard!

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New - Prediabetes: A Time to Act

One in three American adults has undiagnosed prediabetes. Left unchecked, prediabetes can lead to heart attack, stroke and Type 2 diabetes. The good news is that lifestyle changes can stop or slow prediabetes. This course looks at prediabetes through the lens of population health, including screening, identifying risk factors and how community partnerships can aid prediabetes management.

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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.

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

  • Allina Health - Apple Valley
  • Allina Health - Bandana Square
  • Allina Health - Bloomington
  • Allina Health - Buffalo Crossroads
  • Allina Health - Burnsville
  • Allina Health - Centennial Lakes
  • Allina Health - East Lake
  • Allina Health - Fridley
  • Allina Health - Greenway
  • Allina Health - Highland Park
  • Allina Health - Inver Grove Heights
  • Allina Health - Isanti
  • Allina Health - Jordan
  • Allina Health - Lakeville
  • Allina Health - Maplewood
  • Allina Health - Oakdale
  • Allina Health - River Falls, WI
  • Allina Health - Savage
  • Allina Health - Sharp Dillon Cockson
  • Allina Health - Vadnais Heights
  • Family Medical Center - Pierz, MN
  • Tri-County Health Care - Bertha Clinic
  • Tri-County Health Care - Henning Clinic
  • Tri-County Health Care - Ottertail Clinic
  • Tri-County Health Care - Sebeka Clinic
  • Sanford - Mayville, ND
  • Sanford - Perham Health New York Mills

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 Thursday, 24-Sep-2020 13:30:04 CDT