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 35-64
  • Men and women 45-74 at risk for colon cancer

Every Woman Matters Enrollment Age and Income Guidelines Update: 
Starting November 1, 2023, Every Woman Matters has changed its enrollment age from 40 years of age to 35.  It has also increased the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines from 225% to 250%.  

The program will be updating the website and forms as appropriate. 

Health Systems Change Resources

​Breast and Cervical cancer resources:

Cholesterol Resources

Cardiovascular disease and diabetes resources:

Colorectal cancer resources:

 Tobacco resources:

Are you looking for Continuing Education?

Nebraska Tobacco Quitline Adds Continuing Education Opportunity for Healthcare Providers

Accredited courses are now available online, through the Nebraska Tobacco Quitline, for providers looking to receive CME, CNE, or CPE credits.  To access tools, resources, and education modules, plus the web and fax referrals for providers ready to help patients quit, go to: QuitNow.ne.gov/providers   ​

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

  • 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.

Medicaid Expansion

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