2018 SOUTHWEST COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER Health Center Program Awardee Data

BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT

3-year project period; end date 1/31/2021

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Total Patients: 26,668

  Health Center Quality Leader Bronze  Access Enhancer  Health Disparities Reducers PCMH Recognition as of Wednesday, August 28, 2019

UDS Data Comparisons

Expand the tables below to view UDS data comparisons from 2016 to 2018

  2016 2017 2018
Total Patients 22,432 22,932 26,668
Age (% of total patients)
Percentage of Children (< 18 years old) 29.77% 29.77% 31.12%
Number of Children (< 18 years old) 6,677 6,826 8,300
Percentage of Adults (18 to 64) 63.56% 62.87% 61.18%
Number of Adults (18 to 64) 14,257 14,418 16,315
Percentage of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 6.68% 7.36% 7.70%
Number of Older Adults (Age 65 and over) 1,498 1,688 2,053
Patients By Race & Ethnicity (% known)
Percentage of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 87.12% 87.00% 88.35%
Number of Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients 19,107 19,648 22,972
Percentage of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 42.58% 42.35% 44.67%
Number of Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients 9,435 9,650 11,793
Percentage of Non-Hispanic White Patients 13.18% 13.37% 12.60%
Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients 2,825 2,936 3,028
Percentage of Asian Patients 1 4.04% 3.90% 4.11%
Number of Asian Patients1 865 856 987
Percentage of Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 2.24% 1.76% 1.76%
Number of Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients 1 479 387 422
Percentage of Black/African American Patients1 42.47% 41.64% 42.51%
Number of Black/African American1 9,100 9,145 10,214
Percentage of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients 1 3.70% 3.57% 2.16%
Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients1 792 785 518
Percentage of Patients with More than one race 1 3.64% 5.35% 5.23%
Number of Patients with More than one race 1 780 1,175 1,256
Total Patients with Known Race Ethnicity (Denominator) 21,428 21,960 24,026
Total Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients (Denominator) 21,932 22,584 26,000
Total Hispanic/Latino & Non-Hispanic Latino Patients (Denominator for Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity) 22,158 22,788 26,398
Language (% known)
Percentage of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 12.99% 14.00% 15.94%
Number of Patients Best Served in a Language Other Than English 2,914 3,211 4,252
  2016 2017 2018
Income Status (% of patients with known income)
Total Patients with Known Income (Denominator) 17,321 18,402 23,178
Percentage of Patients at or below 200% of Federal Poverty Guideline 94.76% 95.08% 95.36%
Number of Patients at or below 200% of Poverty 16,414 17,497 22,102
Percentage of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 70.92% 70.86% 71.94%
Number of Patients at or below 100% of Poverty 12,284 13,040 16,674
Insurance Status (% of total patients)
Percentage of Uninsured Patients 21.46% 21.72% 24.32%
Number of Uninsured Patients 4,815 4,980 6,485
Percentage of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 16.28% 18.74% 17.77%
Number of Children Uninsured (age 0-17 years) 1,087 1,279 1,475
Percentage of Medicaid/CHIP Patients2 60.77% 60.19% 58.44%
Number of Medicaid/CHIP Patients 2 13,632 13,802 15,586
Percentage of Medicare Patients 7.52% 7.74% 7.56%
Number of Medicare Patients 1,687 1,775 2,017
Percentage of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients 6.45% 6.66% 6.33%
Number of Dually Eligible (Medicare and Medicaid) Patients (included in above) 1,447 1,527 1,689
Percentage of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 10.24% 10.36% 9.67%
Number of Patients with Other Third Party Payer 2,298 2,375 2,580
Total Insurance Source Patients (Denominator) 22,432 22,932 26,668
Total Insurance Source Patients Aged 0 - 17 (Denominator) 6,677 6,826 8,300
Special Populations
Percentage of Homeless Patients 8.22% 8.58% 7.88%
Number of Homeless Patients 1,844 1,967 2,102
Percentage of Agricultural Worker Patients 0.07% 0.06% 0.05%
Number of Agricultural Worker Patients 16 14 14
Percentage of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 0.00% 57.86% 54.20%
Number of Patients Served at a Health Center Located In or Immediately Accessible to a Public Housing Site 0 13,269 14,455
Percentage of School-Based Health Center Patients 10.52% 11.25% 9.69%
Number of School-Based Health Center Patients 2,360 2,580 2,585
Percentage of Veterans Patients 0.95% 1.00% 0.94%
Number of Veteran Patients 214 230 251
Gender of Patients by Age (% Female)
Percentage of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 46.87% 46.94% 46.24%
Number of Female Patients (ages 15-44) 5,773 5,974 7,020
Percentage of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 21.16% 20.95% 22.04%
Number of Patients Under 15 Who are Female 2,606 2,666 3,346
Percentage of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 71.54% 70.91% 69.68%
Number of Patients 15-64 Who are Female 8,812 9,024 10,579
Percentage of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 7.30% 8.14% 8.29%
Number of Patients 65 and Over Who are Female 899 1,036 1,258
Total Female Patients (Denominator) 12,317 12,726 15,183
Services (% of patients) 2016 2017 2018
Percentage of Medical Patients 79.32% 79.16% 83.06%
Number of Medical Patients 17,792 18,154 22,151
Percentage of Dental Patients 32.09% 32.63% 28.06%
Number of Dental Patients 7,199 7,483 7,483
Percentage of Mental Health Patients 13.06% 13.00% 11.50%
Number of Mental Health Patients 2,929 2,982 3,067
Percentage of Substance Use Disorder Patients 6.22% 5.56% 5.32%
Number of Substance Use Disorder Patients 1,395 1,274 1,418
Percentage of Vision Patients 0.35% 0.36% -
Number of Vision Patients 78 82 -
Percentage of Enabling Patients 6.50% 15.86% 22.95%
Number of Enabling Services Patients 1,458 3,637 6,121
Total Patients (Denominator) 22,432 22,932 26,668
  2016 2017 201811
Patients
Medical Conditions (% of Patients with Medical Conditions)
Percentage of Hypertension Patients4 26.04% 30.01% 28.81%
Number of Hypertension Patients4 3,233 3,797 4,362
Percentage of Diabetes Patients5 15.77% 18.19% 17.33%
Number of Diabetes Patients5 1,911 2,242 2,541
Percentage of Asthma Patients 8.69% 8.85% 7.16%
Number of Asthma Patients 1,546 1,606 1,587
Percentage of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 2.45% 2.56% 2.18%
Number of Symptomatic/Asymptomatic HIV Patients 436 464 483
Prenatal
Number of Prenatal Patients 6 383 394 606
Number of Prenatal Patients who Delivered 174 219 271
  2016 2017 2018 Adjusted Quartile Ranking 7
2017 2018
Quality of Care Measures
Perinatal Health
Percentage of Prenatal Patients with Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 82.51% 84.01% 84.49% - 1
Number of Access to Prenatal Care (First Prenatal Visit in 1st Trimester) 316 331 512 - -
Percentage of Newborns with Low and Very Low Birth Weight 8.57% 6.39% 6.57% - 2
Number of Newborns with Low Birth Weight 15 14 18 - -
Preventive Health Screening & Services
Percentage of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer12 30.89% 52.51% 52.61% - 3
Number of Patients Screened for Cervical Cancer12 1,653 3,032 3,709 - -
Percentage of Children Age 3-17 for Weight Screening and Counseling on Nutrition and Physical Activity 91.01% 90.13% 93.22% - 1
Number of Children Age 3-17 with Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity 4,533 4,283 5,502 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 90.07% 90.69% 93.18% - 1
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older with Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 10,504 10,474 12,824 - -
Percentage of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling13 87.02% 90.61% 91.65% - 2
Number of Adult Medical Patients Age 18 and Older Screened for Tobacco Use and Received Cessation Counseling 7,930 9,018 10,268 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer14 37.14% 32.75% 30.46% - 3
Number of Patients Screened for Colorectal Cancer 1,381 1,299 1,463 - -
Percentage of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 8 72.73% 68.40% 65.80% - 1
Number of Children 2 Years of Age Who Received Age Appropriate Vaccines by Their 2nd Birthday 8 208 145 229 - -
Percentage of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 15 74.58% 64.81% 80.41% - 2
Number of Patients Screened for Clinical Depression and if Positive had a Follow-Up Plan Documented 15 8,837 7,428 11,008 - -
Percentage of Children 6 through 9 Years of Age at Moderate to High Risk of Caries Who Received a Sealant on a First Permanent Molar16 22.22% 21.43% 32.39% - 4
Number of Children 6 through 9 Years of Age at Moderate to High Risk of Caries Who Received a Sealant on a First Permanent Molar16 20 21 46 - -
Chronic Disease Management
Percentage of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention17 91.72% 97.09% 91.86% - 2
Number of Persistent Asthmatic Patients Treated with Appropriate Pharmacological Intervention17 399 433 598 - -
Percentage of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 87.74% 88.03% 81.76% - 3
Number of Patients Aged 18 and Older Diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Prescribed a Lipid Lowering Therapy 186 103 130 - -
Percentage of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 82.78% 87.12% 86.93% - 2
Number of Patients Age 18 and Older Diagnosed with Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 173 203 246 - -
Percentage of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg)18 57.69% 60.63% 59.12% - 3
Number of Patients with Hypertension (HTN) Whose Blood Pressure (BP) was Controlled (< 140/90 mmHg) 18 1,865 2,302 2,579 - -
Percentage of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year19 25.01% 24.75% 29.79% - 2
Number of Diabetic Patients with Poorly Controlled Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c > 9%) or No Test During Year 19 478 555 757 - -
Percentage of Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% - -
Number of HIV Patients Who were Newly Diagnosed HIV and Received Follow-up Treatment 4 15 10 - -
  2016 2017 2018
Cost Data
Health Center Service Grant Expenditures $3,482,549 $3,816,203 $3,378,512
Total Accrued Costs (Excluding Donations) $22,818,892 $23,824,714 $26,751,689
Total Accrued Cost per Total Patient $1,017.25 $1,038.93 $1,003.14
Program Conditions 10

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Footnotes

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  1. Includes Hispanic/Latino and Non-Hispanic/Latino.
  2. Includes Medicaid, Medicaid CHIP, and Other Public Insurance CHIP.
  3. Measure revised in 2014 UDS to include patients served in health centers with and without Public Housing Primary Care funding.
  4. Hypertensive adults as a percent of estimated adult medical patients of ages 18-85.
  5. Diabetic adults as a percent of estimated adult medical patients of ages 18-75.
  6. All health centers who provide prenatal care directly or by referral are included in the prenatal care calculations, effective 2014.
  7. Adjusted Quartile Rankings: Provides a health center's adjusted quartile ranking compared to health centers nationally for each of the clinical performance measures. Clinical performance for each measure is ranked from quartile 1 (highest 25% of reporting health center) to quartile 4 (lowest 25% of reporting health centers). Adjusted quartile ranking is not calculated when there are fewer than 30 patients in the universe count. To learn more about the Health Center Adjusted Quartile Ranking please refer to https://bphc.hrsa.gov/datareporting/reporting/ranking.html and for FAQ's please refer to https://bphc.hrsa.gov/datareporting/reporting/rankingfaq.html.
  8. Childhood Immunization Status: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Children 2 years of age (previously 3 years of age). Change to the exclusions criteria: No longer permits exclusion of patients not seen ever prior to turning 2. Change to the numerator: Adds 1 Hepatitis A (Hep A), 2 or 3 rotavirus (RV), and 2 influenza (flu) vaccines. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms117v5
  9. Measure changed in 2015 to address uncontrolled diabetes for patients with Hba1c > 9.
  10. Program conditions are based on non-compliance with Health Center Program requirements and are updated daily. To learn more about the Health Center Program requirements, please visit https://bphc.hrsa.gov/programrequirements/compliancemanual/index.html.
  11. Effective with calendar year 2016 reporting, clinical quality measures (CQMs) were changed to align with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ electronic specified clinical quality measures (eCQMs) and therefore caution should be used for trends between 2015 and 2016 UDS CQMs. Health centers are encouraged to review the year over year differences before using for comparisons.
  12. Cervical Cancer Screening: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Women age 23 through 64 years (previously age 24 through 64 years). Change to the numerator: No longer includes concurrent human papillomavirus (HPV) and Pap test for those ages 30 and older. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms124v5
  13. Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Includes patients seen twice for medical care or at least once for a preventive visit. Change to the exclusions criteria: Documentation of medical reason(s) for not screening for tobacco use (e.g., limited life expectancy, other medical reason). Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms138v5
  14. Colorectal Cancer Screening: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Patients age 50 through 75 (previously 51 through 74). Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms130v5
  15. Screening for Depression and Follow Up Plan: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Do not include patients who refuse to participate, urgent or emergent situations, or if the patient's functional capacity or motivation to improve impacts the accuracy of results. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms002v6
  16. The Dental Sealants Screening measure was introduced in 2015 and is not comparable to prior years.
  17. Use of Appropriate Medications for Asthma: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Patients age 5 through 64 years (previously age 5 through 40 years), eligibility not limited to individuals with 2 medical visits ever. Change to the exclusions criteria: Patients with emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis, or acute respiratory failure during or prior to the measurement period, patients with allergic reactions to asthma medications are no longer excluded from the measure denominator. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms126v5
  18. Controlling High Blood Pressure: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Age 18 through 85 years (previously age 18 through 84 years), eligibility no longer limited to patients with at least 2 medical visits during the measurement, must be essential diagnosis. Change to the exclusions criteria: Exclude patients with dialysis or renal transplant before or during the measurement period and chronic kidney disease, Stage 5 (in addition to evidence of end state renal disease), and patients with a diagnosis of pregnancy during the measurement period year. Please see: https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms165v5
  19. Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control: Change to the denominator in 2016 may affect 2015-2017 trends: Age 18 through 75 years (previously age 18 through 74), eligibility no longer limited to patients with at least 2 medical visits during the measurement year. Please see https://ecqi.healthit.gov/ecqm/measures/cms122v5

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