Health Information Technology Capabilities and Quality recognition

National Data

Tables 3A through 9E

1373 Grantees

Measures Number of Health centers % of Total
1. Health centers that have an EHR installed and in use
1a. Yes, installed at all sites and used by all providers 1,326  96.58% 
1b. Yes, but only installed at some sites or used by some providers 34  2.48% 
  Total Health centers with EHR installed (Sum 1a + 1b) 1,360  99.05% 
1c. Health centers who will install the EHR system in 3 months 0.22% 
1d. Health centers who will install the EHR system in 6 months 0.15% 
1e. Health centers who will install the EHR system in 1 year or more 0.44% 
1f. Health centers who have Not Planned on installing the EHR system 0.15% 
  Total Health centers with No EHR installed (sum 1c + 1d + 1e + 1f) 13  0.95% 
Total Health centers reported 1,373  100.00% 
EHR Functionalities
2 Does your center send prescriptions to the pharmacy electronically? (Do not include faxing)
  Yes 1,345  97.96% 
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 1,349  98.25% 
4 Does your center exchange clinical information electronically with other key providers/health care settings such as hospitals, emergency rooms, or subspecialty clinicians?
  Yes 1,096  79.83% 
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 1,238  90.17% 
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 1,316  95.85% 
7 How do you collect data for UDS clinical reporting (Tables 6B and 7)?
  We use the EHR to extract automated reports 617  44.94% 
  We use the EHR but only to access individual patient charts 26  1.89% 
  We use the EHR in combination with another data analytic system 716  52.15% 
  We do not use the EHR 14  1.02% 
8 Are your eligible providers participating in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) EHR Incentive Program commonly known as "Meaningful Use"?
  Yes 1,158  84.34% 
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 1,090  79.39% 
10 Has your center received or retained patient centered medical home recognition or certification for one or more sites during the measurement year?
  Yes 1,059  77.13% 
11 Has your center received accreditation?
  Yes 368  26.80% 

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