(CHES/MCHES Enduring Activity) Navigating
Community Data for Research: The Universal Data
System (UDS) and Current Population Health Tools
Summary of Session Goals: 1) Describe the Learning Healthcare System and how it plays a role in quality improvement and research. 2) Provide an overview of HRSA's UDS website and Mapper and demonstrate how to navigate tools to compare UDS performance measures at national, state, and local levels. 3) Explain how Community Health Centers can use population health tools to better understand their patient population and inform research to improve patient health outcomes. 4) Utilize a case-study throughout the session to demonstrate how these tools can support the development of research questions targeted to specific disease states.
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