Health Center Quality Improvement FY 2017 Grant Awards (August 2017)

Total Funding to Connecticut: 16 awards totaling $1,788,762
Electronic Health Record (EHR) Reporters 1 Awards: 12 awards totaling $126,000
Clinical Quality Improver 2 Awards: 12 awards totaling $190,850
Health Center Quality Leader 3 Awards: 7 awards totaling $275,628
National Quality Leader 4 Awards: 1 awards totaling $29,659
Enhancing Access to Care 5 Awards: 8 awards totaling $84,000
Delivering High Value Health Care 6 Awards: 0 awards totaling $0
PCMH Recognition 7 Awards: 15 awards totaling $975,000
Addressing Health Disparities 8 Awards: 4 awards totaling $107,625

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Health Center GranteeStateElectronic Health Record (EHR) Reporters 1Clinical Quality Improvers 2Health Center Quality Leaders 3National Quality Leaders 4Enhancing Access to Care 5Delivering High Value Health Care 6Addressing Health Disparities 8Achieving PCMH Recognition 7
CHARTER OAK HEALTH CENTER, INC.CT$10,500$15,361$0$0$0$0$0$35,000
COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INCORPORATEDCT$10,500$0$70,889$0$10,500$0$31,500$215,000
CONNECTICUT INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNITIES, INC.CT$10,500$12,982$0$0$10,500$0$21,000$30,000
CORNELL SCOTT-HILL HEALTH CORPORATIONCT$0$20,431$38,282$0$0$0$0$115,000
FAIR HAVEN COMMUNITY HEALTH CLINIC INCCT$0$11,775$34,876$0$21,000$0$0$65,000
FAMILY CENTERS INC.CT$10,500$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
FIRST CHOICE HEALTH CENTERS, INC.CT$10,500$19,827$36,628$0$10,500$0$42,000$50,000
GENERATIONS FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC.CT$10,500$23,665$0$0$0$0$0$45,000
NORWALK COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC.CT$10,500$13,127$33,078$0$0$0$0$30,000
OPTIMUS HEALTH CARE, INC.CT$10,500$27,911$0$0$0$0$0$110,000
SOUTHWEST COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC.CT$0$0$32,216$0$5,250$0$0$105,000
STAYWELL HEALTH CARE, INC.CT$10,500$0$0$0$0$0$0$30,000
UNITED COMMUNITY SERVICES INCCT$10,500$12,249$0$0$5,250$0$13,125$40,000
WHEELER CLINIC, INC. THECT$10,500$5,449$0$0$10,500$0$0$40,000

1 Electronic Health Record (EHR) Reporters - employed EHRs to report on all clinical quality measures (CQM) data for all of the health center's patients.
2 Clinical Quality Improvers - demonstrated notable improvement in one or more CQMs between 2015 and 2016.
3 Health Center Quality Leaders - achieved the best overall clinical performance among all health centers.
4 National Quality Leaders - exceeded national clinical quality benchmarks, including Healthy People 2020 goals, for chronic disease management, preventive care, and perinatal/prenatal care.
5 Enhancing Access to Care - increased the total number of patients served and the number of patients receiving comprehensive services between 2015 and 2016.
6 Delivering High Value Health Care - delivered better, smarter, healthier care by improving cost efficient care delivery compared to the national average while also increasing quality of care and improving access to comprehensive services.
7 Achieving PCMH Recognition - went to health centers that achieved PCMH recognition for their service delivery sites.
8 Addressing Health Disparities - met or exceeded Healthy People 2020 goals by each race/ethnic group, or made marked advances in moving each race/ethnic group towards the Healthy People 2020 goals.