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

Total Funding to Rhode Island: 8 awards totaling $1,006,257
EHR Reporter 1 Awards: 6 awards totaling $63,000
Clinical Quality Improver 2 Awards: 6 awards totaling $87,971
Health Center Quality Leader 3 Awards: 7 awards totaling $241,612
National Quality Leader 4 Awards: 1 awards totaling $33,799
Access Enhancers 5 Awards: 5 awards totaling $89,250
High Value Health Centers 6 Awards: 0 awards totaling $0
PCMH Recognition 7 Awards: 8 awards totaling $320,000
Addressing Health Disparities 8 Awards: 4 awards totaling $170,625

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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
BLACKSTONE VALLEY COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE, INC.RI$10,500$12,280$30,131$0$21,000$0$52,500$35,000
COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY ACTION, INC.RI$0$10,874$33,975$0$5,250$0$0$45,000
EAST BAY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMRI$10,500$8,339$26,190$0$21,000$0$21,000$35,000
NORTHWEST COMMUNITY HEALTH CARERI$10,500$0$33,799$33,799$0$0$0$40,000
PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS, INC., THERI$10,500$37,241$45,641$0$21,000$0$63,000$65,000
THUNDERMIST HEALTH CENTERRI$10,500$0$47,407$0$0$0$0$40,000
TRI-TOWN ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COMMITTEERI$10,500$9,468$0$0$21,000$0$34,125$30,000
WOOD RIVER HEALTH SERVICES, INC.RI$0$9,769$24,469$0$0$0$0$30,000

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.