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NJ Health Center Quality Improvement FY 2016 Grant Awards (August 2016)

Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments)
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NJPCA is pleased to announce that New Jersey health centers have received a total of 21 Health Center Quality Improvement Awards totaling $1,882,596 for the 2016 fiscal year.  A complete list of the various awards and recipients is provided below:

 

EHR Reporter Awards: were awarded to centers that employed EHRs to report on all clinical quality measures (CQM) data for all of the health center's patients. Nine (9) health centers received a total of $90,000.  The recipients are:

 

Atlanticare Health Services
CAMCare Health Corporation
Eric B. Chandler Health Center

Horizon Health Center
Metropolitan Family Health Network
Newark Community Health Centers
Project H.O.P.E.
Rutgers Community Health Center
St. James Health


Clinical Quality Improver Awards: this award recognized health centers that demonstrated notable improvements in one or more CQMs between 2014 and 2015. Seventeen (17) centers received a total of $339,002 in improver awards. The awardees are:

 

Atlanticare Health Services
CAMCare Health Corporation
CHEMED
CompleteCare Health Network
Eric B. Chandler Health Center
Henry J. Austin Health Center
Horizon Health Center
Jewish Renaissance Medical Center
Metropolitan Family Health Network
Monmouth Family Health Center
Neighborhood Health Services
North Hudson Community Action Corporation Health Center
Ocean Health Initiatives
Paterson Community Health Center
Southern Jersey Family Medical Center
Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey CHC
Zufall Health Center

Health Center Quality Leader Awards:  were given to centers that achieved the best overall clinical performance among all health centers. Ten awardees in New Jersey received a total of $344,624.  These awardees are:

CAMCare Health Corporation
Eric B. Chandler Health Center

Horizon Health Center
Neighborhood Health Services
Newark Community Health Centers
North Hudson Community Action Corporation
Paterson Community Health Center
Southern Jersey Family Medical Center
Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey CHC
Zufall Health Center

 

National Quality Leader Awards:  this award was given to center that exceeded national clinical quality benchmarks, including Healthy People 2020 goals for chronic disease management, preventive care, and perinatal/prenatal care.  The following 4 centers received a total of $138,970:

Horizon Health Center
Eric B. Chandler Health Center

Neighborhood Health Services
Zufall Health Center

 

Access Enhancers Awards: health centers that increased the total number of patients served and the number of patients receiving comprehensive services between 2014 and 2015 were awarded the Access Enhancers Awards.  Seven (7) centers in New Jersey (listed below) received $55,000:

 

CHEMED
Horizon Health Center
Metropolitan Family Health Network
Newark Community Health Centers, Inc.
Ocean Health Initiatives
Eric B. Chandler Health Center
Zufall Health Center

 

High Value Health Centers Awards:  health centers that delivered better, smarter, healthier care by improving cost efficient care delivery compared to the national average while also increasing quality of care and improving access to comprehensive services received this award. Four centers in New Jersey received a total of $100,000 and these centers are:

Eric B. Chandler Health Center

Horizon Health Center
Metropolitan Family Health Network
Zufall Health Center

 

PCMH Recognition Awards: - these awards were given to health centers that achieved PCMH recognition for their service delivery sites.  Thirteen (13) health centers in New Jersey received $620,000 as PCMH Recognition Awards.  The recipients are:

CAMCare Health Corporation
CompleteCare Health Network
Eric B. Chandler Health Center

Henry J. Austin Health Center
Horizon Health Center
Jewish Renaissance Medical Center
Newark Community Health Center
North Hudson Community Action Corporation Health Center
Ocean Health Initiatives
Project H.O.P.E.
Southern Jersey Family Medical Center
Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey CHC
Zufall Health Center

 

Health Equity Advancers Awards: health centers that met or exceeded Healthy People 2020 goals by each race/ethnic group, or made marked advances in moving each race/ethnic group towards the Healthy People 2020 goals were awarded the Health Equity Advancers Awards. Four (4) New Jersey health centers listed below has received a total of $195,000:

Eric B. Chandler Health Center

Horizon Health Center
Metropolitan Family Health Network
Newark Community Health Centers

For the HHS announcement on FY 2016 Health Center Quality Improvement Grant Awards (August 2016), click here


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