Contact Us   |   Print Page   |   Sign In   |   Join IPHCA
Community Search
Sign In


Calendar

9/25/2018
Quarterly Claims and Operations Meeting

9/29/2018
IMPROVING CHILDREN’S HEALTH: Integrating Dental and Medical Services

10/4/2018
IQIN Face to Face Meeting

10/4/2018
Azara DRVS Users Group Meeting

10/5/2018
Clinical Leadership Conference: Pragmatic Tools for Patient Collaboration

About Focus on Quality
Share |

Focus on Quality

The Indiana Primary Health Care Association (IPHCA) and the Indiana Quality Improvement Network, a health center-controlled network (IQIN HCCN) have partnered to streamline quality improvement training efforts for community health centers. Both IPHCA and IQIN share a goal to improve the performance of clinical and operational quality measures using data, health IT, and implementation of promising practices around Indiana. 

Focus on Quality is a collaboration between the IQIN and IPHCA to achieve the goals below.

 

 

HRSA PCA Goals

HRSA HCCN Goals

Clinical Quality Improvement

↑ health outcomes and disparities: diabetes and colorectal cancer screening

↑ 5 Healthy People 2020 Goals

Operational Performance Improvement

↑ Health centers w/ costs < national average

↑ Value, efficiency, effectiveness

PCMH

↑ PCMH recognition and advancement

↑ PCMH recognition

Data Quality

↑ UDS EHR reporting on all patients for all clinical measures

 

Focus on Quality is a webinar series where Indiana’s community health centers work collectively to improve on six measures of focus. These measures were identified by an advisory group of health center leaders as priorities based on the following criteria:

  • alignment with other national initiatives
  • opportunities for growth
  • existing quality improvement efforts
  • business and operational initiatives

Overview of Focus on Quality

Health centers work on six key measures including

  • Cervical Cancer Screening
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Childhood Immunizations
  • Diabetes Control
  • Hypertension Control
  • Behavioral health screenings

Each quarter is dedicated to a specific measure where health centers can learn from experts on resources and promising practices, receive training on utilizing health IT tools, and training on quality improvement tools.