April 02, 2015

The CEPC hosted leadership from the Dallas Children's Medical Center, which serves over 66,000 children in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex area, for a one-day exploration in practice transformation, community and patient engagement, the Ten Building Blocks of High Performing Primary Care, primary care and public health integration, and pediatric advocacy.

Guests included:

March 16, 2015

The Center for Care Innovations has highlighted Southeast Health Center’s scribe training program on its website: Incubator Insights: Scribes in the Safety Net. Southeast Health Center (SEHC) developed a two-week scribe training course and has sent graduates to scribe at eight health centers in the San Francisco Health Network.

March 11, 2015

Candy Magaña and Claire Richardson of the Center for Excellence in Primary Care (CEPC) attended the 2nd Annual ALL HEART/PHASE Convening on March 5, 2014, in Costa Mesa, CA.

March 10, 2015

Results of the Health Coaching in Primary Care study, released today, show that patients receiving health coaching from medical assistants have better control of major cardiovascular risk factors (like high hemoglobin A1c and LDL cholesterol) than patients in usual care after one year. The randomized controlled trial, funded by the Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, found that patients who received coaching were more likely to reach their goal for one or more of the study conditions compared to patients in usual care (46 vs. 34% reaching goal).