Posts Tagged ‘Sustainability’

SBHCs Featured in The Journal of Health Care Finance

May 24, 2016

Two Alliance board members, Winston Wong and Ben Bynum, recently published an article in The Journal of Health Care Finance called “A Place for School-Based Health Centers within the New Era of Alternative Payment Models in Medicaid.” Focused on including school-based health centers (SBHCs) in alternative payment models (APM), the...

New Directions Grantees Focus on Youth and Family Engagement

April 19, 2016

Effective youth and family engagement practices at school-based health centers (SBHCs) can lead to improved community relationships and better health outcomes. Such practices can also mean improved sustainability, productivity, and fiscal health for SBHCs. This is why several sites in our New Directions for School­-Based Health grant program focused...

Hallways to Health Act Introduced

February 29, 2016

New Comprehensive School-Based Health Care Legislation Would Increase Children and Adolescents’ Access to Primary and Mental Health Care Services The Hallways to Health Act was introduced by Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Gary Peters (D-MI) and Congresswoman Lois Capps (CA-24) during National School-Based Health Care Awareness Month. WASHINGTON, DC—On...

Introducing Our Second Cohort of Leadership Fellows

January 25, 2016

The School-Based Health Alliance is thrilled to announce our second cohort of Leadership Fellows. These ten fellows are early to mid-level in their careers and feel strongly that accessible, quality health care should be provided for children in schools. The yearlong Leadership Fellows Program allows participants to work with...

Connecticut School-Based Health Alliance Affiliate Receives $75K Grant

December 30, 2015

The Connecticut Association of School Based Health Centers, Inc. (CASBHC) received a $75,000 grant from the Connecticut Health Foundation to build upon their Patient-Centered School-Based Health Care (PC-SBHC) project, which began in 2015. This new grant will provide a second year of funding to promote SBHCs as a type...

Congressman John Sarbanes (D-MD) Reintroduces the Primary Care Physician Reentry Act

December 17, 2015

The Primary Care Physician Reentry Act (H.R. 4234) would create a pilot program to establish or expand physician reentry programs and streamline the process for credentialing, training, and continuing medical education of doctors returning to primary care. The bill would also provide training and financial assistance to physicians in...

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,...

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...