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Off the Cuff November 18, 2019
Off the Cuff: CVH Clinical and Community Connections for State & Local Public Health Departments
Information from state and national partners
Facilitated by the Cardiovascular Health Network of NACDD
Issue 172, Nov. 18, 2019
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From Your Colleagues 

Colleagues in the News
Montana's Crystelle Fogle and Carry Oser in Health Payer Intelligence Value-Based News
Active CVH Council member, Crystelle Fogle, and GIS Network and ECC member, Carrie Oser were quoted in Value-Based News: Strategies for Managing Chronic Conditions in Rural Areas on “Team Up. Pressure Down.” This program worked with community pharmacies to promote medication adherence among patients with hypertension. Read a summary of Montana’s Team Up. Pressure Down initiative and check out this success story on how GIS was used to guide decision-making in their program.  
Congratulations Crystelle and Carrie!

Calls and Webinars Worth Your Time

EHR-based Surveillance Learning Community
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, 3-4:00 p.m. ET
Sponsors:  NACDD and Public Health Informatics Institute
This month, we will be providing practical tips to help with building support for EHR-based surveillance for Chronic Disease, including sharing best practices, performing stakeholder analysis, nurturing excitement and willingness to transform and share data, and much more. Deirdre Browner, with the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, will also share lessons learned from the field. Additionally, we will explore critical success factors to implementing surveillance systems for Chronic Disease Surveillance.

Register for the call series, if you haven't already registered. All calls are on the third Tuesday of the month from 3-4:00 p.m. ET.  We hope you’ll join us!

News and Resources from CDC, NACDD, and National Partners

From the NACDD CVH Team
Article on Effective Team Communication
What makes team communication effective: a qualitative analysis of interprofessional primary care team members' perspectives. Kim LY, Giannitrapani KF, Huynh AK, et al. J Interprof Care. 2019 Nov-Dec;33(6):836-8. Epub 2019 Feb 6. Access the abstract on PubMed®.

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