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 […]

Episode 21: The Power of Medically Tailored Meals

This episode features Cathryn Couch who is the founder and CEO of Ceres Community Project, a non-profit working to foster health by connecting people to one another and to a healthier food system. Ceres provides 150,000 organic medically tailored meals annually to primarily low-income people struggling because of a health challenge. Youth volunteers grow food […]

Episode 20: Patient-Centered Medical Home Transformation & Behavioral Health Integration

This episode features health center staff Michelle Hill and Avani Bedagkar. Michelle is the CQI Coordinator at Long Valley Health Center (LVHC) in Laytonville, CA. She was the Patient-Centered Medical Home (or PCMH) Project Lead when LVHC applied for certification in 2018 using the new 2017 Standards and Distinction programs. LVHC was the 1st Health […]

Episode 19: Continuous Glucose Monitoring for Patients with Diabetes

This episode features Julie Vlasis, “Compliance Officer and CQI Coordinator” for Sonoma Valley Community Health Center. In January of 2020, Sonoma Valley documented a promising practice titled “Continuous Glucose Monitoring for Uncontrolled Diabetic Patients”. While a lot has changed since January, Sonoma Valley has continued to expand its Continuous Glucose Monitoring (or CGM) project and […]