Current Projects

AAPCHO’s efforts fall within five main focus areas: Health Disparities, Technical Assistance and Training, Research Capacity Building, Patient-Centered Health Outcomes, and Health Information Technology.

Our current projects listed below, relate to one or more of our focus areas.

AAPCHO’s AA&NHOPI Health Voice project is a multi-year initiative to promote ongoing civic engagement efforts at health centers primarily serving medically underserved Asian Americans & Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders (AA&NHOPIs). Voter Engagement Campaign 2014 Leveraging the 50th anniversary of … Continue reading

AAPCHO’s Enabling Services Accountability Project increased Electronic Medical Record data collection on enabling services (ES) and studied the impact of these services on health care access and outcomes. Overall, the project illustrated the role ES play in increasing access and quality … Continue reading

Hep B United, a national coalition co-chaired by AAPCHO and the Hepatitis B Foundation, addresses the public health challenge of hepatitis B. The goal of Hep B United is to support local community coalition efforts across the United States to … Continue reading

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This project increases Electronic Medical Record (EMR) data collection on ES, and studies the impact of these services on health care access and outcomes. AAPCHO provides training and technical assistance (T/TA) to CHCs to increase their capacity to implement data … Continue reading

AAPCHO’s diabetes program aims to eliminate health disparities associated with diabetes by mobilizing and assisting local coalitions in their efforts to implement community-based interventions that reduce diabetes risk factors among AA&NHOPIs. AAPCHO’s coalition partners include CHCs, local businesses, community- and … Continue reading

AAPCHO provides national T/TA to potential and existing section 330-funded health centers with the goal of helping them meet FQHC requirements and improve performance in areas including fiscal and program management, consumer board governance, emergency preparedness, workforce development and retention, … Continue reading

As part of the Community Health Applied Research Network (CHARN), a national network of community health centers and universities, AAPCHO helps provide its member centers with skills and knowledge that enable them to carry out Patient-Centered Outcomes Research. For more … Continue reading

In partnership with the National Association of Community Health Centers, the Oregon Primary Care Association, and the Institute for Alternative Futures, this project will measure and capture health centers’ patient social determinant of health risks, such as the social, environmental … Continue reading

In partnership with International Community Health Services, this project will assess the impact of culturally proficient HIT strategies for underserved Asian Americans in Seattle, WA who are at risk for and infected with hepatitis B. A needs assessment will be … Continue reading