COVID-19 has changed many of our clinical and non-clinical processes, some temporarily while others more permanently. This webinar will provide examples and steps to consider in updating procedures and workflows to ensure: sustainability beyond COVID including with virtual care and vaccination requirements, team-based coordinated care, and patient-centered care.

Learning Objectives

  • Considerations to analytically review existing and create new procedures to incorporate lessons learned and meaningful change
  • Ensure to include your teams when making changes to workflows
  • Learn about existing tools and examples that can help you make changes

Speaker Biography

Alexia Eslan is a native Spanish speaker with over 20 years of experience working with public and private health entities at the local, regional, national, and international levels. She has extensive expertise in public and private health strategies, leadership development, project management, strategic planning, community and patient engagement, qualitative research, data analysis and evaluation, learning collaboratives, quality improvement, health care transformation, social marketing, and capacity building.

Alexia’s experience at JSI as a senior consultant and office director, and prior to JSI as business operations manager at Kaiser Permanente and manager of market strategy at Colorado Access, have given her a keen understanding of the operations of healthy systems and their link to community.

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Adapting Procedures and Workflows for COVID Resilience

Held on June 28, 2021, this webinar was the first session in the ACU STAR² Center’s webinar series “Managing in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond,” which focused on staff managing employees at health centers and the skills they need to have a positive impact on their workforce in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics covered included increasing employee engagement, policies and procedures, the logistics of changing care teams, and incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion work into their management. This dynamic series will assist health center managers in understanding the importance of clear communication during the crisis and beyond to create an engaged workforce.

More Resources on Health Centers Procedures and Workflows, COVID-19, and More

In addition to this webinar, the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved is regularly updating our detailed list of resources on the coronavirus pandemic with new webinars, fact sheets, and other resources related to health centers, workforce considerations, clinical protocols and guidance, telehealth, and more. You can also view a variety of webinars on COVID-19 and its impact on underserved populations—including our Mitigating Burnout and Maintaining Provider Satisfaction During Vaccination Rollout Series—in our health equity webinar archives.