Keep an eye out for our new learning collaboratives beginning in early 2021, with official dates and application information to be announced soon. All three collaboratives are offered free of charge with support from the Health Resources and Services Administration.
Sustaining and Increasing Access to Care in Rural Communities Learning Collaborative – Offered in collaboration with NACHC, through a series of four interactive webinars between February and April 2021, this Learning Collaborative will explore community needs, growth planning, and financing options for health centers serving rural communities. It will address challenges and opportunities facing FQHCs in communities experiencing hospital distress and closure; examine the impact of telehealth on care delivery; and address financial capacity, sustainability, facility planning and financing options for FQHCs seeking to expand their impact in rural America.
Planning and Financing a Capital Project to Accommodate Integrated Care Learning Collaborative - Capital Link is launching a fourth year of this collaborative, which provides practical direction and tools for capital project planning, financing, and completing for health centers that anticipate the need for a project in the next one-to-five years. This year we will also be highlighting key planning considerations related to the Patient-Centered Medical Home model of team-based, integrated care. Through a series of six monthly interactive learning sessions conducted between February and May 2021, this learning collaborative provides health center participants with guidance to successfully navigate the process of building or renovating facilities that will better serve their communities.
HRSA Loan Guarantee Program (LGP) Learning Collaborative – Through a series of four interactive learning sessions, the second offering of our newly developed LGP learning collaborative will provide health center participants with guidance and tips on all key elements and requirements for submitting a HRSA Loan Guarantee Program application. The application review, approval, and loan closing process will be also be addressed. Resources developed by HRSA and by Capital Link will be provided throughout the collaborative.