R.I. Community Health Centers Receive $1.1 Million from Health and Human Services for Quality Outcome Achievements

  • 30 Aug 2017

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced in August that all eight R.I. Community Health Centers earned a combined $1.1 million from Health Quality Improvement FY 2017 grant awards. Health centers are receiving these funds to continue improving their services based upon high levels of performance in one or more of the following categories: Improving Quality of Care, Increasing Access to Care, Enhancing Delivery of High Value Health Care, Addressing Health Disparities, and Achieving Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition.

All the Rhode Island Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) demonstrated quality medical outcomes that were better than all U.S. FQHC's especially in quality measures that are measured and reported through CTC as noted below: