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HRSA Awards $1.4 Million to North Carolina Health Centers to Expand Quality Improvement Systems

Wednesday, September 16, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Toni Van Rijssen

Raleigh, NC — Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Acting Administrator Jim Macrae has announced $1.4 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 29 Community Health Centers (CHCs) in North Carolina in recognition of their efforts to improve quality as they provide comprehensive primary care. The funds will be used to expand current quality improvement systems and infrastructure and improve primary care service delivery in the communities they serve.

“These awards affirm the reputation of North Carolina’s health centers as innovative, high quality care providers,” said E. Benjamin Money, Jr., President and CEO of the North Carolina Community Health Center Association. “We congratulate our members on receiving these awards.”

HEALTH CENTER

AWARDS

AMOUNT

Anson Regional Medical Services, Wadesboro

EHR Reporter,
Clinical Quality Improver

$24,726

Bakersville Community Health Center, Bakersville

Clinical Quality Improver,
Health Center Quality Leaders

$44,905

Bertie County Rural Health Association, Windsor

EHR Reporter,
Clinical Quality Improver

$24,482

Blue Ridge Community Health Services, Hendersonville

Clinical Quality Improver,
Health Center Quality Leader,
Access Enhancer

$76,152

Cabarrus Rowan Community Health Centers, Concord

Clinical Quality Improver

$10,833

Carolina Family Health Centers, Wilson

Clinical Quality Improver

$11,393

Caswell Family Medical Center, Yanceyville

Clinical Quality Improver,
Health Center Quality Leader

$28,863

Gaston Family Health Services, Gastonia

Clinical Quality Improver,
Access Enhancer

$52,614

Goshen Medical Center, Faison

Clinical Quality Improver

$25,904

Greene County Health Care, Snow Hill

EHR Reporter,
Clinical Quality Improver,
Health Center Quality Leader

$84,708

High Country Community Health, Boone

Clinical Quality Improver,
Access Enhancer,
High Value Health Center

$124,427

Kinston Community Health Center, Kinston

Clinical Quality Improver

$8,603

Lincoln Community Health Center, Durham

Clinical Quality Improver

$18,940

Randolph Family Health Care at MERCE, Asheboro

Clinical Quality Improver

$5,339

Metropolitan Community Health, Washington

EHR Reporter,
Clinical Quality Improver

$20,330

Med North Health Center, Wilmington

EHR Reporter

$15,000

OIC Family Medical Center, Rocky Mount

Clinical Quality Improver,
Health Center Quality Leader

$54,826

Person Family Medical Center, Roxboro

EHR Reporter,
Clinical Quality Improver

$41,335

Piedmont Health Services, Carrboro

Clinical Quality Improver,
Health Center Quality Leader

$71,034

Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center, Ahoskie

EHR Reporter,
Clinical Quality Improver,
Access Enhancer,
High Value Health Center

$130,144

Robeson Health Care Corporation, Pembroke

Clinical Quality Improver,
Access Enhancer,
High Value Health Center

$117,320

Rural Health Group, Roanoke Rapids

EHR Reporter,
Health Center Quality Leader,
Access Enhancer

$90,194

Southside United Health Center, Winston Salem

Clinical Quality Improver

$5,797

Stedman-Wade Health Services, Wade

Clinical Quality Improver,
Health Center Quality Leader

$40,248

CommWell Health, Newton Grove

EHR Reporter,
Clinical Quality Improver,
Access Enhancer

$74,065

Triad Adult and Pediatric Medicine, Greensboro

Clinical Quality Improver

$14,441

Advance Community Health, Raleigh

Clinical Quality Improver,
Health Center Quality Leader,
Access Enhancer

$70,684

West Caldwell Health Council, Collettsville

Clinical Quality Improver,
Health Center Quality Leader

$34,653

Western North Carolina Community Health Services, Asheville

EHR Reporter,
Clinical Quality Improver,
Health Center Quality Leader

$61,480

 

Health centers receiving these funds are being recognized in one or more of the following categories:

Quality Awards

  • EHR reporters received funding if they used Electronic Health Records (EHRs) to report clinical quality measure data for all patients, a foundation for quality improvement strategies.
  • Clinical quality improvers received funding if they showed improvement in one or more clinical quality measures between 2013 and 2014, demonstrating a significant improvement to their patients’ health.
  • Health center quality leaders received funding if they achieved the best overall clinical outcomes among all health centers, demonstrating a dedication to quality in all aspects of clinical operations.

Access Awards

  • Access enhancers received awards for increasing the total number of patients served and the number of patients receiving comprehensive services between 2013 and 2014.

Value Awards

  • High value health centers received funding for improving cost efficient care delivery compared to the national average while also increasing quality of care and improving access to comprehensive services.

About the North Carolina Community Health Association
The North Carolina Community Health Center Association serves as the collective voice for North Carolina’s Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Look-alikes (LAs)—aka Community Health Centers (CHCs). Our members offer a patient-governed, patient-centered health care home that integrates high quality medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, and enabling services without regard to a person’s ability to pay. Community Health Centers are geographically dispersed across 74 counties and 39 CHCs operate nearly 200 clinical sites.

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