Episode 30: CalFresh Connecting Patients to Nutritional Benefits

This episode is dedicated to increasing public awareness of CalFresh, which helps to improve access to healthy and nutritious foods. QI Chat Room Guest Host Yesenia Mendoza, Redwood Community Health Coalition CalFresh Program Manager, is in conversation with CalFresh representatives from Sonoma, Marin, and Alameda counties. This includes Rigoberto Morales Mendoza, Bank Food Connections Supervisor […]

Episode 29: Community Information Exchange (CIE) Session 1 of 3

Building with Community to Advance Health Equity Many communities across the country are considering the implementation of Community Information Exchanges, a model established by 211 San Diego, to advance community health. Local leaders in Marin, Contra Costs, Santa Clara, and Sonoma counties are exploring the design of equity-anchored CIE-inspired networks with the support of Health […]

RCHC soliciting proposals for EMR Consolidation Exploration

Redwood Community Health Coalition (RCHC) is currently soliciting proposals from vendors to create a plan to consolidate our multi-EHR network onto a single EHR platform. The consulting services to its member health centers will be delivered in accordance with the Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) American Rescue Plan funding. Proposal deadline: August 2, 2021, you […]

Episode 28: The Future of Telehealth Visits beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

This episode features Max Perrey who is the Director of Communications and Public Affairs at Redwood Community Health Coalition. Max will be interviewing our two guest speakers, Dr. Mike Witte, Chief Medical Officer at the California Primary Care Association, and Cindy Keltner, Director of Transformation at the California Primary Care Association. The topic for today’s […]

Episode 27: Covid-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

This episode features Dr. Joshua Weil of Kaiser Santa Rosa and the Jewish Community Free Clinic and Dr. Deborah Roberts from the Jewish Community Free Clinic who discuss Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy among staff and patients.

Episode 26: Patient Care using Community Health Workers & Partnerships

This episode features speakers from the Northern California Center for Well-Being, Carium, and Santa Rosa Community Health who will talk about their work with Community Health Workers (or CHWs) and partnerships that leverage this work.

Episode 25: The Workings and Exploration of a Clinic Garden and Outdoor Classroom

Last week was Food Champion Week at RCHC. We hosted a Food Champion Roundtable event, and taped two podcast episodes related to food and nutrition. This is the second podcast episode and features Edye Kuyper from CommuniCare Health Centers. Edye Kuyper manages CommuniCare Health Centers’ food programs that connect patients with healthy food and with […]

Episode 24: Alameda County Food as Medicine Initiatives

Last week was Food Champion Week at RCHC. We hosted a Food Champion Roundtable event, and taped two podcast episodes related to food and nutrition. This is one of the podcast episodes and features Dr. Steven Chen (Chief Medical Officer) of All In Alameda County and Jessica Jamison, MPH (Director of Patient and Community Engagement) […]

Episode 23: COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

This episode features Dr. Danielle Oryn and Dr. Lisa Ward. Dr. Oryn is the Chief Medical Officer/Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Redwood Community Health Coalition. Dr. Ward is a Regional Medical Director at Marin Community Clinics (MCC), located in Marin County. Dr. Oryn will be asking Dr. Ward questions about MCC’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts.

Episode 22: Expanding Food Access & Improving Nutrition Education Through a Food Pharmacy

This episode features Michaela Moss, a health educator from Marin City Health and Wellness Center (MCHW), who will talk about their food access and nutrition education initiatives. This is a unique episode, as it was recorded in March of 2020, just as the pandemic was starting to affect health centers. Many of the health center’s […]