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ISSUE 195  |  May 11, 2020
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Calls and Webinars Worth Your Time 

CANCELLED: EHR-based Surveillance Learning Community 

Tuesday, May 19, 2020, 3-4:00 p.m. ET 

Sponsors: NACDD and Public Health Informatics Institute 

The May Evidence-Based EHR-based Surveillance Learning Community has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Learning Community will reconvene in June and July to discuss weighting (June) and modeling (July). We thank you for your efforts and commitment to the public's health in response to the current public health situation. For more information, visit the MENDS website at


Epidemiology and Evaluation Collaborative Monthly Call  

Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 2-2:45 p.m. ET

Sponsor: NACDD CVH Team

The Epidemiology and Evaluation Collaborative (EEC) invites you to a 45-minute refuge with your 1815/1817 epi/eval peers. We'll provide our usual NACDD and AMP updates, and discuss 1815 deliverables. We will also highlight a few of the GIS Hallmarks that are particularly relevant as we navigate COVID-19. Join us at This call will be closed captioned.

Please contact Hannah Herold to be added to the EEC distribution.


How to Manage Hypertension Virtually in Health Centers during COVID-19 and Beyond

May 20, 2020, 2-3:00 p.m. ET

Sponsor: National Association of Community Health Centers

Please join National Association of Community Health Centers to hear from national experts in self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) monitoring from the American Medical Association and health centers who have implemented SMBP successfully. Speakers will describe approaches to continue high quality management of hypertension patients virtually, including implementation of and reimbursement for SMBP, resources to get started with SMBP, and information on choosing a validated home blood pressure monitor.

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