CFHC has been recognized by HRSA with multiple Quality Improvement Awards. These awards recognize the highest performing health centers across the nation as well as those that have made significant quality improvement gains from the previous year.
- Clinical Quality Improvers
- Access Enhancers
- Health Disparity Reducers
- Advanced Health Information Technology (HIT)
- Patient Centered Medical Home (PMCH)
Clinical Quality Improvers demonstrated at least 15% improvement for each CQM from 2018 to 2019. CQM, or clinical quality measure, assesses the degree to which a provider competently and safely delivers clinical services appropriate for the patient in an optimal time frame.
Access Enhancer Awards recognized health centers that increased the total number of patients served and the number of patients receiving comprehensive services between 2018 and 2019.
Health Disparities Reducer Awards recognized health centers that met or exceeded the Healthy People 2020 goals, or made at least a 10% improvement across different racial/ethnic groups between 2018 and 2019.
Advancing Health Information Technology (HIT) for Quality Awards recognized health centers that optimized HIT services for advancing telehealth, patient engagement, interoperability, and collection of social determinants of health to increase access to care and advance quality of care between 2018 and 2019.
Patient Centered Medical Home Recognition recognized health centers with patient centered medical home (PCMH) recognition in one or more delivery sites.