Waived Telehealth Restrictions Offer Opportunity for FQHCs

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Telemedicine technology has been around for decades but never really took off. Restrictions on reimbursement and other regulatory hurdles kept many providers from offering the virtual visit as a service line. Until now, CNBC reports a surge in virtual visits since the coronavirus hit and predicts more than 900-million COVID-19-related telehealth encounters in 2020. The Read More

Behavioral Health Expansion — How FQHCs Can Participate

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At the end of April, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released details of new grants designed to increase access to behavioral health services and improve the quality of care. This article will look at these grants and how Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) can participate in the expansion.   New Grants Read More

How to Offer Student Loan Assistance to Your Clinicians

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Offering student loan assistance to your FQHC doctor is a key benefit of their service to your organization. While there are many other benefits to working at an FQHC such as better work/life balance, it is loan forgiveness that consistently attracts new doctors to community healthcare. Loan repayment came about because of the need for Read More

Top Benefits for Working as a FQHC Dentist

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Serving the underserved is the mission behind working as a FQHC dentist. There are currently more than 1,300 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in the U.S. with the mission to offer services to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay. These community-based centers typically serve low income citizens in rural communities, and may often be Read More

3 Ways Technology Could Be Impacting Patient Safety

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The Center for Patient Safety suggests that medical mistakes, hospital-associated infections, adverse medication events, and even patient falls, all contribute to negative patient safety outcomes. While this is an area primary care, hospitals and medical providers continue to improve, we can accelerate our efforts by using technology to make a positive impact on patient safety. Read More

How to Assist Your Candidates with Their Job Search During Coronavirus

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Almost everything has changed in the wake of the COVID-19 epidemic—except for the fact that almost all candidates who were willing to make a job change before the pandemic are still willing and available to interview. How can recruiters in the healthcare field continue to serve their candidates and clients during the uncertainties of a Read More

Is the NHSC Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Program Right For Me?

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  The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Loan Repayment Program has been in place for just over a year now. The goal of the program is to increase patient access to SUD services. This article will review this initiative to help eligible healthcare clinicians decide if the program is right for Read More

How Technology Is Impacting Your Patient Experience at Your Health Center

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When you hear that technology is a great disruptor, it sounds as if the digital tools we use have a negative impact. While doctors and other clinical providers may complain about their electronic health records (EHR) platforms, the opposite is true. Technology has improved our lives in countless ways. We’ve seen this impact in healthcare, Read More

An Interview and Insights with One of the Foremost FQHC Physician Recruiters

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Alphonse Bilicic is the Director of Physician Recruitment at UHC Solutions. His work with Primary Care Physicians and Advanced Practitioners for Community Health Centers and FQHC’s across the nation has served our healthcare clients well in some very challenging markets. On Monday, March 16th, the community healthcare recruitment business changed dramatically in response to the Read More

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