Four Wyoming Health Centers Receive Quality Improvement Awards
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $77,201 in Affordable Care Act funding to 4 health centers in Wyoming,
Wyoming Health centers receiving these funds are being recognized for high levels of quality performance in one or more of the following categories.
Clinical quality improvers received awards if they demonstrated at least a 10 percent improvement in clinical quality measures between 2012 and 2013, showing a significant improvement in the health of the patients they serve
Cheyenne Health and Wellness Center received a $14,330 Clinical Quality Improvers award. Community Action of Laramie County received a $10,332 Clinical Quality Improvers award. Community Health Center of Central Wyoming in Casper received a $14,787 Clinical Quality Improvers award and Natrona Couny of Casper received a $7,752 Clinical Quality Improvers award.
Electronic Health Record reporters received funding if they used EHRs to report clinical quality measure data on all of their patients. Community Action of Laramie County received a $15,000 award as did Community Health Center of Central Wyoming.
In Wyoming, 6 HRSA-supported health centers operate more than 10 service delivery sites that provide care to nearly 19,896 patients.