Posts Tagged ‘NQI’

Alliance Receives Federal Award to Lead School-Based Health Services Quality Improvement & Sustainability Initiative

August 16, 2018

School Health and Mental Health Organizations Receive 5-Year Federal Award to Lead School-Based Health Services Quality Improvement and Sustainability Initiative WASHINGTON, DC—The School-Based Health Alliance (“The Alliance”) and the Center for School Mental Health (CSMH) were jointly awarded a cooperative agreement from the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau...

The Future Is Here: Demonstrating Value through Data

December 15, 2015

By Suzanne Mackey, Senior Policy Analyst, School-Based Health Alliance School-based health centers (SBHCs) provide care to a medically underserved, hard-to-reach population of children and adolescents. However, our voice is often absent from state and local decision-making around health care financing and delivery system reform. It’s easy to feel overlooked...

Our VP of Development Shares Insights After His First Year with the Alliance

November 19, 2015

When Larry Bostian joined the School-Based Health Alliance one year ago as Vice President of Development, he brought more than 30 years of fundraising experience with him. As part of an effort to let the school-based health care field get to know us better, we’re spotlighting the Charlotte, NC,...

Children’s Health: A Cornerstone for Learning

August 25, 2015

By Erin Schelar, Research and Evaluation Manager, School-Based Health Alliance “Health barriers to learning and the education opportunity gap,” a new report from the Education Commission of the States, highlights the importance of children’s health as a cornerstone of their readiness to learn and reach their full potential in...

Learning Collaborative RFP and Informational Webinar

May 27, 2015

The School-Based Health Alliance announces an exciting opportunity to participate in a learning collaborative with the release of our National Quality Initiative Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Networks (NQI CoIIN) request for proposals. Teams comprising school-based health centers (SBHCs), sponsors, and community- and state-level organizations are invited to apply. Participating...

Launching the School Health Services National Quality Initiative

May 13, 2015

By Hayley Lofink, Director of Research and Evaluation, School-Based Health Alliance, and Erin Ashe, Program Manager, School-Based Health Alliance In September 2014, the School-Based Health Alliance and the Center for School Mental Health were jointly awarded a four-year cooperative agreement from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. The goal...

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...