Electronic Health Record Capabilities and Quality Recognition

National Data

Tables 3A through 9E

1367 Grantees

Measures Number of Health centers % of Total
1. Health centers that have an EHR installed and in use
1a. Installed at all sites and for all providers 1,302  95.25% 
1b. Installed but only at some sites or for some providers 47  3.44% 
  Total Health centers with EHR installed (Sum 1a + 1b) 1,349  98.68% 
1c. Health centers who will install the EHR system in 3 months 0.29% 
1d. Health centers who will install the EHR system in 6 months 0.22% 
1e. Health centers who will install the EHR system in 1 year or more 0.51% 
1f. Health centers who have Not Planned on installing the EHR system 0.29% 
  Total Health centers with No EHR installed (sum 1c + 1d + 1e + 1f) 18  1.32% 
Total Health centers reported 1,367  100.00% 
EHR Functionalities
2 Does your center send prescriptions to the pharmacy electronically? (Do not include faxing)
  Yes 1,332  97.44% 
3 Does your center use computerized, clinical decision support such as alerts for drug allergies, checks for drug-drug interations, reminders for preventive screening tests, or other similar functions?
  Yes 1,332  97.44% 
4 Does your center exchange clinical information electronically with other key providers/health care settings such as hospitals, emergency rooms, or subspecialty clinicians?
  Yes 999  73.08% 
5 Does your center engage patients through health IT such as patient portals, kiosks, secure messaging (i.e., secure email) either through the EHR or through other technologies?
  Yes 1,178  86.17% 
6 Does your center use the EHR or other health IT system to provide patients with electronic summaries of office visits or other clinical information when requested?
  Yes 1,287  94.15% 
7 How do you collect data for UDS clinical reporting (Tables 6B and 7)?
  We use the EHR to extract automated reports 606  44.33% 
  We use the EHR but only to access individual patient charts 34  2.49% 
  We use the EHR in combination with another data analytic system 710  51.94% 
  We do not use the EHR 17  1.24% 
8 Are your eligible providers participating in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) EHR Incentive Program commonly known as "Meaningful Use"?
  Yes 1,223  89.47% 
9 Does your center use health IT to coordinate or to provide enabling services such as outreach, language translation, transportation, case management, or other similar services?
  Yes 1,007  73.67% 
10 Has your center received or retained patient centered medical home recognition or certification for one or more sites during the measurement year?
  Yes 969  70.89% 
11 Has your center received accreditation?
  Yes 359  26.26% 
12a. How many physicians, on-site or with whom the health center has contracts, had obtained a Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 (DATA) waiver to treat opioid use disorder with medications specifically approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for that indication?
12b. How many patients received medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder from a physician with a DATA waiver working on behalf of the health center?
    39,075  0.15% 
Measures Number of Health centers % of Total
13 Are you using telehealth? Telehealth is defined as the use of telecommunications and information technologies to share information and provide clinical care, education, public health, and administrative services at a distance.
  Yes 523  38.26% 
13a. If yes (a), how are you using telehealth?
  Provide primary care services 130  24.86% 
  Provide specialty care services 123  23.52% 
  Provide mental health services 258  49.33% 
  Provide oral health services 21  4.02% 
  Manage patients with chronic conditions 111  21.22% 
  Other 117  22.37% 

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