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

Total Funding to Connecticut: 16 awards totaling $1,788,762
EHR Reporter 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
Access Enhancers 5 Awards: 8 awards totaling $84,000
High Value Health Centers 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 GranteeStateEHR 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 AND WELLNESS CENTER OF GREATER TORRINGTON, INCORPORATEDCT$0$9,708$29,659$29,659$10,500$0$0$30,000
COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INCORPORATEDCT$10,500$0$70,889$0$10,500$0$31,500$215,000
COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES, INCORPORATEDCT$10,500$18,365$0$0$0$0$0$35,000
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.