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

Total Funding to Maryland: 17 awards totaling $1,444,420
EHR Reporter 1 Awards: 13 awards totaling $136,500
Clinical Quality Improver 2 Awards: 15 awards totaling $257,957
Health Center Quality Leader 3 Awards: 7 awards totaling $212,223
National Quality Leader 4 Awards: 2 awards totaling $85,240
Access Enhancers 5 Awards: 7 awards totaling $57,750
High Value Health Centers 6 Awards: 0 awards totaling $0
PCMH Recognition 7 Awards: 11 awards totaling $490,000
Addressing Health Disparities 8 Awards: 7 awards totaling $204,750

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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
BALTIMORE MEDICAL SYSTEM, INC.MD$10,500$29,416$38,866$49,366$0$0$0$50,000
CHASE BREXTON HEALTH SERVICES, INCMD$10,500$25,209$36,760$0$10,500$0$73,500$50,000
CHOPTANK COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEM, INC.MD$10,500$19,798$0$0$0$0$0$55,000
COMMUNITY CLINIC, INC., THEMD$10,500$23,810$30,110$0$5,250$0$52,500$55,000
ELAINE ELLIS CENTER OF HEALTH, INC.MD$10,500$6,987$26,938$0$5,250$0$10,500$30,000
FREDERICK, CITY OFMD$10,500$7,929$0$0$5,250$0$21,000$0
GREATER BADEN MEDICAL SERVICE INCMD$0$11,670$0$0$0$0$0$40,000
HEALTH CARE FOR THE HOMELESS, INC.MD$10,500$11,012$0$0$0$0$0$40,000
MOBILE MEDICAL CARE INCMD$0$11,253$0$0$0$0$0$0
OWENSVILLE PRIMARY CARE INCMD$10,500$0$0$0$0$0$0$30,000
PARK WEST HEALTH SYSTEMS INCORPORATEDMD$0$13,578$0$0$0$0$0$0
THREE LOWER COUNTIES COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC.MD$10,500$26,303$0$0$0$0$0$60,000
TOTAL HEALTH CARE, INC.MD$10,500$18,946$0$0$0$0$0$45,000
TRI-STATE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERMD$0$19,073$30,624$35,874$0$0$0$0
WALNUT STREET COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC.MD$10,500$16,675$19,826$0$10,500$0$10,500$0
WEST CECIL HEALTH CENTER, INCMD$10,500$16,298$0$0$10,500$0$15,750$0
WESTERN MARYLAND HEALTH CARE CORPORATIONMD$10,500$0$29,099$0$10,500$0$21,000$35,000

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.