Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently announced grants that that will aim to improve the quality of care at 810 community health centers while helping them become patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) and increase their rates of cervical cancer screening.
“Our health centers are committed to providing high quality health care services and today’s awards help continue these efforts,” Secretary Sebelius said in a statement.
The awards will aim to help the community centers create improved care coordination and management, which are necessary to helping organizations become patient-centered medical homes. The awards will also support health centers’ efforts to increase the percentage of women screened for cervical cancer.
A list of grantees receiving Quality Improvement in Health Centers Supplemental Funding.
Englewood, Colorado-based health system Catholic Health Initiatives is in merger talks with San Francisco-based Dignity Health to potentially create one of the largest nonprofit health systems by revenue in the country.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC) received the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) annual Grace Award in recognition of its leadership in health information management.