Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center (RCCHC) has received multiple Quality Improvement Awards (QIA) from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). These awards recognize the highest performing health centers nationwide, as well as those health centers that have made significant quality improvement gains from the previous year.
The QIA support HRSA’s strategic goal to improve access to quality health care and services, and supports the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s goal of promoting a value-based payment system by improving the quality, breadth of services, modernization, efficiency, and overall value of primary health care delivered by health centers.
"America's health centers are essential to producing results on our actionable public health challenges, like HIV/AIDS and the opioid crisis, as well as to building a healthcare system that delivers better value and puts the patient at the center." said HHS Secretary Alex Azar.
Due to our high performance , RCCHC received $23,954 for being a Clinical Quality Improver; $5,000 from the Advancing Health Information Technology (HIT) for Quality award for health centers that utilized five HIT services and telehealth services to increase access to care and advance quality of care; and $5,000 from Patient Centered Medical Home (PMCH) Recognition for health centers with PCMH in one of more delivery sites.
“RCCHC providers and staff appreciate this federal acknowledgement of our quality improvement efforts.” said Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Claudia Richardson, “Every day we work hard to reduce barriers to our patients’ healthcare. This award will enable us to continue finding innovative solutions we know will work for our patients,”