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U.S. Health and Human Services recognizes and awards local community health centers for providing effective and high quality health care services

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U.S. Health and Human Services recognizes and awards local community health centers for providing effective and high quality health care services

Bringing $2 million of federal funds into their local communities

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SAN DIEGO, Aug. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen Health Center Partners of Southern California member health centers received a combined total of $1.9 million from the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) as recognition for providing effective and high quality health care services. 

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The grant awards promote continued community health center improvements in the following categories: expanding access to comprehensive care, improving care quality and outcomes, increasing comprehensive care delivery in a cost-effective way, addressing health disparities, advancing the use of health information technology, and delivering patient-centered care.

The Quality Improvement grants were awarded to 1,352 community health centers across all U.S. states, territories and the District of Columbia. Funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), health centers will use these funds to continue to improve quality, efficiency, and the effectiveness of health care delivery in the communities they serve.

"Health Center Partners' members are at the forefront of high quality care, serving more than 800,000 patients across southern California," said Henry Tuttle, President and CEO of Health Center Partners. "We congratulate our members for positively contributing to the physical health of their patients and for being vital economic drivers in the southern California region."

The following Health Center Partners' member health centers received funding in one or more categories:

  1. Borrego Health was awarded a total of $96,000
  2. San Ysidro Health was awarded a total of $294,950
  3. Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo, Inc. was awarded a total of $142,748
  4. Community Health Systems, Inc. was awarded a total of $86,366
  5. Imperial Beach Community Clinic was awarded a total of $60,335
  6. La Maestra Community Health Centers was awarded a total of $178,366
  7. Mountain Health was awarded a total of $74,366
  8. Neighborhood Healthcare was awarded a total of $242,798
  9. North County Health Services was awarded a total of $166,357
  10. San Diego American Indian Health Center was awarded a total of $107,781
  11. Samahan Health was awarded a total of $32,032
  12. San Diego Family Care was awarded a total of $130,621
  13. Vista Community Clinic was awarded a total of $313,062

Full list of FY 2018 Quality Improvement Awards recipients

HRSA's Health Center Program

About Health Center Partners of Southern California
Health Center Partners (HCP) and its subsidiaries serve as the nexus for members and partners to transform primary care through the power of innovation and collaboration. Its health policy, public affairs and advocacy efforts enhance the development of and recognition for members that enrich the patient experience and improve the human condition through access to quality health care and related services for diverse communities, with an emphasis on low-income and uninsured populations. For more information, visit www.hcpsocal.org.  #ValueCHCs

Media Contact: 
Vernita Todd
619-542-4300
vtodd@hcpsocal.org

 

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