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Susan Maloney: NCC In Action


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A brief update on the National Chlamydia Coalition by Susan Maloney, MHS, Managing Senior Fellow and Senior Program Officer, Partnership for Prevention

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Susan Maloney: NCC In Action

  1. 1. NATIONAL CHLAMYDIA COALITION UPDATE National Chlamydia Coalition Meeting 2009 Susan K. Maloney, MHS Partnership for Prevention
  2. 2. Highlights <ul><li>Our Beginnings </li></ul><ul><li>NCC Today </li></ul><ul><li>Looking Ahead </li></ul>
  3. 3. National Chlamydia Coalition Events <ul><li>Convened steering committee—January 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Convened first meeting—June 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Established committees—June 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Held second meeting—Nov 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Released newsletter, website, and products—2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Work by committees </li></ul><ul><li>Today’s meeting </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mission The National Chlamydia Coalition’s mission is to reduce the rates of chlamydia and its harmful effects among sexually active adolescents and young adults.
  5. 5. Goals <ul><li>Improve and protect the health of adolescents and young adults by increasing rates of chlamydia screening . </li></ul><ul><li>Increase awareness of the importance of recommended chlamydia screening through public education . </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage healthcare providers to increase screening rates. </li></ul><ul><li>Advocate policy changes to increase access and use of </li></ul><ul><li>chlamydia screening and treatment services. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage research to enhance the prevention of chlamydia and its </li></ul><ul><li>medical and social consequences. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Photo collage
  7. 7. Guide for Healthcare Providers
  8. 8. Fact Sheet for Policy Makers
  9. 9. NCC Online
  10. 10. Print, Podcasts and Blogs
  11. 11. NCC Newsletter
  12. 12. Healthcare Providers Resource Guide
  13. 13. Adolescent CPS Journal Article <ul><li>American Journal of Preventive Medicine, November 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Free full text at </li></ul><ul><li>CMEs from ACPM and ATPR </li></ul>
  14. 14. NCQA 2010 Accreditation Measure
  15. 16. Adolescent Health and Chlamydia Screening Momentum <ul><li>HEDIS measure to accreditation set of measures for commercial and Medicaid plans </li></ul><ul><li>“ Clinical Preventive Services for Adolescents” article </li></ul><ul><li>ACPM Institute on Adolescent Health </li></ul><ul><li>CMS-AHRQ Quality Indicators for Child Health—Medicaid and SCHIP programs </li></ul><ul><li>American Academy of Pediatrics EQIPP Bright Futures includes Why Screen? guide </li></ul><ul><li>Joint statement on EPT from AAP and SAHM </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration on advocacy messages </li></ul>
  16. 17. So on the one hand… <ul><li>Resources for healthcare providers have been developed </li></ul><ul><li>Working relationships with insurers, purchasers, and likely primary care providers in reformed health care system are being established </li></ul><ul><li>New for 2010 (Thank you CDC) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EPT roundtable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Federally-funded health care systems roundtable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 mini-grants </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. Looking Ahead <ul><li>How to balance duel strategies—screen all AND address needs of high prevalence populations/areas </li></ul><ul><li>How to address all our goals with limited resources </li></ul><ul><li>Growing up to be a more mature coalition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish research committee? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expand membership, but not exceed resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop internal policies for membership, name usage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage cross-fertilization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bring more people into leadership </li></ul></ul>
  18. 19. National Chlamydia Coalition <ul><li> </li></ul>
  19. 20. Committee Previews <ul><li>Policy and Advocacy: Deborah Arrindell </li></ul><ul><li>Provider Education: Karen Smith </li></ul><ul><li>Public Awareness: Lynn Barclay </li></ul>
  20. 21. Location of Committee Meetings <ul><li>Public Awareness: New Jersey Room (9 th floor) </li></ul><ul><li>Provider Education: Carolinas Room (10 th floor) </li></ul><ul><li>Policy and Advocacy: Virginia Room (9 th floor) </li></ul>