Analytics Training Program Launched for Calif. Safety-Net Providers
The California HealthCare Foundation has teamed up with the Center for Care Innovations to provide a 14-month analytics training program for up to 20 safety-net health care facilities throughout the state, Health Data Management reports (Goth, Health Data Management, 9/5).
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Details of Program
The Safety Net Analytics Program, or SNAP, aims to address the challenges of:
- Extracting, organizing and validating electronic health record data; and
- Incorporating information from external sources to better understand the efficacy of care delivery.
SNAP will include in-person and online training by:
- Local IT assistance providers;
- National experts; and
- Peer sharing (CCI release, 8/18).
Through the program, participants will progress from using retrospective analysis to predictive analysis to address issues within their organizations, according to Health Data Management.
Applying for SNAP
The program is open to:
- Ambulatory care clinics at public hospitals;
- Community clinics and clinic corporations; and
- Other not-for-profit primary care providers in California.
Selected participants will be given a $20,000 scholarship.
Applications must be completed by Sept. 22 (Health Data Management, 9/5).This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.