HRSA-funded health centers are expected to have ongoing quality assurance and improvement programs that improve patient care and outcomes. Health centers that meet or exceed quality improvement measures in their annual Uniform Data System reports can receive quality improvement award payments that reward their achievements and support further improvement.
FY 2015 Funding to Expand Quality Improvement in Health Centers recording (MP3 - 9 MB) | slide presentation (PDF - 1.1 MB) | transcript ( PDF - 171 KB)
Overview of health center quality improvement strategy and goals, plus terms of the quality improvement awards including use of funds, and technical assistance resources. Recorded 12/18/2014
Journey to Quality: A Health Center's Experience on-demand webinar
Systems and infrastructure
Care delivery systems
Adjusted Quartile Ranking, the Uniform Data System measure on which the awards are based
Please share your quality improvement questions and feedback with the health center quality improvement team: BPHCQI@hrsa.gov