Hearts of Sonoma County Virtual Meeting

Date: October 06, 2021

Time: 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Registration Required: No

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1. Welcome & Announcements

Time: 8:00 AM-8:15 AM

Facilitator: Cathryn Couch, Ceres Community Project and Hearts Leadership Team

Welcome and Mission

Group check-in: Share a moment that brought joy in the past week

Review agenda

2. Hearts of Sonoma County Committee Business

Time: 8:15 AM-8:30 AM

Facilitator: Cathryn Couch, Ceres Community Project and Hearts Leadership Team

  • ACTION: Approve September 1, 2021 meeting minutes
  • DATA SHARING UPDATE: Lori Houston, Department of Health Services
    • Center to Advance Community Health and Equity (CACHE) Technical Assistance Update – Cathryn Couch, Ceres Community Project
    • Sonoma Connect Update – Beth Paul, Redwood Community Health Coalition

3. Follow-Up Discussion from September Meeting: Self-Monitoring Blood Pressure

Time: 8:30 AM-8:55 AM

Facilitators/Presenters: Mike Hatfield, Carium, and Margaux Permutt, Santa Rosa Community Health

Objective: Revisit and discuss data from Carium’s self-monitoring blood pressure pilots. Hear about Santa Rosa Community Health’s strategies to support blood pressure self-monitoring. Discuss other Hearts of Sonoma County member organizations’ efforts to support patients in adopting blood pressure self-monitoring, including challenges and lessons learned.

4. Clinical Tobacco Cessation Project Reports

Time: 8:50 AM-9:25 AM


Alliance Medical Center: Samuel Appiah, QI Director and Dr. Seth Ammerman, Provider Champion, Susannah Labbe, Chief Medical Officer

Jewish Community Free Clinic: Dr. Deborah Roberts, Clinic Director and Zhanna Ghukas, Clinical Project Specialist

Objective: Share progress in two community health centers implementing clinical tobacco cessation projects, including strategies implemented, challenges encountered, and lessons learned.

5. Public Comment

Time: 9:25 AM

6. Recap & Adjourn

Time: 9:30 AM

Next Membership Meeting: November 3, 2021, 8:00-9:30 AM

Times are approximate. Facilitators/presenters are subject to change.

More Information:

Hearts of Sonoma County Program Manager—Cathryn Couch – ccouch@ceresproject.org or (707) 829-5833 ext. 132

Committee for Healthcare Improvement Coordinator – Lori Houston - Lori.Houston@sonoma-county.org

Note: Meetings are open to the public. Persons wishing to address Hearts of Sonoma County are invited to speak during the Public Comment period. For information on access for persons with disabilities, contact Department of Health Services, 1450 Neotomas Avenue, Suite 201 Santa Rosa, CA 95405, (707) 565-4700 or through the California Relay Service by dialing 711.

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