Posts Tagged ‘accountability’

Free Webinar on Improving Health Care Quality for Children in Medicaid and CHIP

February 4, 2016

  The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a free webinar on February 11 at 2:00pm EST titled, “Amplify Your Impact on Child Health Quality: Learning from the CHIPRA Quality Demonstration Grant Program.” The two organizations have...

House and Senate Reach Agreement to Reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

December 2, 2015

On November 19, a bicameral conference committee approved a deal to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), which has been known as No Child Left Behind since 2002. The agreement is a compromise between the House-passed Student Success Act (H.R. 5) and the Senate-passed Every Child Achieves...

What is a School-Based Health Center?

October 7, 2015

(This article was originally published on July 24, 2014. It has been updated to include our core competencies.) By John Schlitt, President, School-Based Health Alliance I’ve fielded this simple question many times—but the answer has never fully satisfied me, no matter my response. For years, Linda Juszczak, who knew a...

Become a Member Today!

October 2, 2015

Join us as we move toward MORE and GREAT school-based health centers (SBHCs)! The School-Based Health Alliance is unique. No other organization brings you insights about SBHCs, the people they serve, and the individuals who work in them like we do. Soon, the National Quality Initiative that we are...

Get the Help You Need Quickly by Using Our Technical Assistance Form

September 24, 2015

The School-Based Health Alliance is the leading national provider of technical assistance and training for the school-based health care field. Our staff have expertise in the areas that matter to school-based health centers (SBHCs), such as billing, sustainability, population health, marketing, and policy. Whether you’re new to the school-based...

What’s New in 2015

October 9, 2014

The 2015 National School-Based Health Care Convention marks the 20th anniversary of the School-Based Health Alliance. This year, we’re shaking things up a bit, beginning with our workshops. We are currently accepting abstracts for workshops in one of five exciting categories, beginning with clinical skills. We heard you in...

National Performance Measures for SBHCs

October 2, 2014

By John Schlitt, President, School-Based Health Alliance It was always Linda Juszczak’s dream for the School-Based Health Alliance to create a national dataset for school-based health centers (SBHCs). Having every SBHC collect and report on a core set of universal performance measures would strengthen the field, she argued, and...