EWM Health Systems Change

Lifespan Health
Public Health

What would you like to do?

What you need to know

​​Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in Nebraska participate with Every Woman Matters doing Health Systems Change which means that the centers assess current clinic processes and procedures for identifying:

  • Women at risk for breast and cervical cancer with an emphasis on women 40-74
  • Women at risk for uncontrolled hypertension with an emphasis on women 40-74
  • Men and women 50-74 at risk for colon cancer


Health Systems Change Resources

DHHS Website Review Recording

Breast and Cervical cancer resources:

Cholesterol Resources

Cardiovascular disease and diabetes resources:

Colorectal cancer resources:

 Tobacco resources:

Evidence Based Intervention Resources:

  • EBI Success Stories

CDC Community Health Improvement Navigator - one-stop-shop that offers community stakeholders expert-vetted tools and resources for:

Trainings and continuing education resources

  • EWM Training Opportunities - see the most up to date training webinars on Every Woman Matters and the Nebraska Colon Cancer Screening Program.  Trainings include Enrollment, Screening, State Pap Plus Program, Diagnostic Enrollment and Referring Clients to the Nebraska Tobacco Quitline. 
  • Health Equity and Prevention Primer - web-based training series for public health practitioners and advocates interested in achieving health, safety and health equity through policy advocacy, community change, and 
    multi-sector engagement.
  • CANCERcare.org - dedicated to providing free, professional support services including counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications and financial assistance. 
  • PeerView Institute - dedicated to improving clinical competence and performance, patient outcomes and ultimately public health through the provision of continuing education (CME and professional development activities.  Credits are available FREE of charge for physicians and nurses.  Many classifications of topics are available.
  • American Academy of CME, Inc. - recognizes the importance of continuing education for professional development for healthcare professionals and the need to address clinical practice gaps that impact patient care.  The Academy provides certified continuing education to physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, dieticians, social workers/case managers, transplant coordinators and other healthcare professionals.
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - clinical practice guidelines and resources are housed on this site.
    Public Health and Primary Care Collaboration: A Practice-Based Approach 
    The University of Minnesota is offering a one-hour course that challenges learners to discuss similarities and differences between public health departments and primary care clinics, identify problems, solutions, and design action steps to promote collaboration using a process-based perspective

Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid Expansion information can be found in the Heritage Health Adult (HHA) Resource Toolkit