HIT Task Force (Reports to SQIC Committee)

Chair, Charles Kitzman, CIO, Shasta Community Health Center

Staff, Ben Avey

  • Health Information Exchange
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Meaningful Use
  • Telehealth/ Broadband

Managed Care Task Force (Reports to Government Programs)

Chair, Paula Wilson,  President and CEO, Valley Community Healthcare

Staff, Meaghan McCamman

  • Managed Care health plan contracts
  • Monitor concerns and changes in the Medi-Cal Managed Care environment and provide CPCA with guidance on responding to these developments


Social Determinants of Health Task Force (Reports to Government Programs)

Chair, Britta Guerrero, CEO, Sacramento Native American Health Center

Staff, Ben Avey

  • Focuses on the most pressing upstream factors impacting health center patients' livelihood.
  • Informs CPCA staff on the practive solutions CPCA and the members can work on together.
  • Monitors and discusses current trends.
  • Crafts policy and programmatic solutions.


Workforce Task Force (Reports to Government Programs)

Chair, Scott McFarland, CEO, Western Sierra Medical Clinic

Staff, Beth Malinowski & Nataly Diaz 

  • Focus on all aspects of recruiting and retaining qualified health care staff, especially addressing the linguistic and cultural needs of patients
  • Discuss key workforce priorities for CCHCs and develop policies addressing the critical health care workforce shortages in California

2017 Annual Sponsors