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Original "Brainstorming" Session including Ideas to Close the From-To GAP for AL - Bayou Clinic

FROM (Current State)

TO (Desired State)

1. The number of providers in many clinic areas is insufficient because recruitment and retention issues.
1. Most clinic areas have a sufficient number providers.
Ideas to close this From-To Gap: (Example - Ideas of how to get to the desired state):
  • Recruit through the National Health Service Corps
  • Revisit staffing level
  • Exit interviews with staff leaving
  • Incentives to work/live in rural areas
  • Telemedicine and figuring out how to get reimbursed for that
  • Explore ACO model
  • Creative provider scheduling
2. The EMR is not optimized.
2. Sustainable EMR that is optimally used by staff
Ideas to close this From-To Gap:
  • Retrain staff when upgrades to the EMR are made.
  • ID super user at clinic or in community for training and TA
  • Develop a EMR training plan
  • Using EMR as part of the workflow and process improvement
  • Incorporate care coordination and transitions of care into the EMR.
  • Use registries to ID and followup with patients
  • Create a change package
  • Deploy a team to assess more and plan the TA and get baseline - include contract
3. The clinic has the space and equipment for telemedicine, but lacks the staffing.
3. The clinic has a fully functional telemedicine area.
Ideas to close this From-To Gap:
  • Analyze the current state of telemedicine at the clinic and in the region - connectivity
  • Based on the analysis, identify synergies across the region.
  • Identify other potential partners to provide staffing and referral relationships
  • Explore ACO model and partnerships with hospitals to provide part-time staff
  • Explore billing or other revenue sources
  • Buyin from clinicians to use telemedicine
4. The number of staff for health education and outreach is insufficient, but the space is adequate.
4. Adequate staff is available to expand health education and outreach and the space is used appropriately for those actvities.
Ideas to close this From-To Gap:
  • Identify social services organizations and existing community assets to do HE and outreach at their facility
  • Use the GRHOP CHWs
  • Hold a diabetes lunch and learns
  • Grant writing/fundraising capacity building
5. Space is available for x-ray procedures, but no equipment exists or staffing capacity.
5. Space, x-ray equipment and staff are in place to provide x-rays.
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