Mashpee – The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded multiple commendations to Community Health Center for outstanding quality improvement. Most notably, Community Health Center has received Silver Certification as a Health Center Quality Leader based on quality measures they implement for the patients they serve.
In addition to this award, Community Health Center has been recognized with a number of other honors, including the following: Access Enhancer, recognizing CHCs that increased the total number of patients and the number of patients who receive at least one comprehensive service by at least 5% during consecutive years. Advancing HIT for Quality, recognizing CHCs that meet all criteria to optimize Health Information Technology (HIT) services. Addressing Social Risk Factors, recognizing CHCs that are screening for social risk factors impacting patient health, and are increasing access to enabling services. Health Disparities Reducer, recognizing CHCs that qualify for the Access Enhancer award, and meet clinical measures related to low birth weight, hypertension control and uncontrolled diabetes.
“Our focus on continual quality improvement has always been a driving factor of what we do,” said Karen Gardner, Community Health Center’s Chief Executive Officer. “Beyond patient visits, our programs and services such as remote patient monitoring, telehealth, and lifestyle medicine are designed to increase access and better patient outcomes. We are very proud of our commitment to quality and grateful to have an impact on our community.”
These awards recognize the highest-performing health centers nationwide as well as the health centers that have made significant quality improvement gains from the previous year.
To learn more about Community Health Center, please call (508) 477-7090 or visit CHCofCapeCod.org.
Community Health Center is a non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center that provides access to health care for adults and children with MassHealth, Commonwealth Care, Medicare, private insurance, or no insurance at all. Services include primary and preventive care, dental care, behavioral health, pharmacy and coordinated case management at locations in Mashpee, Falmouth, North Falmouth, Bourne, Sandwich and Centerville. Visit the Health Center online at CHCofCapeCod.org.