Grant: $943,350 - Health Resources and Services Administration - Jun. 25, 2009
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Award Description: This award will fund the purchase and implementation of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) for the medical clinics and an Health Information Technology system (Electronic Dental Record) for the dental clinics. The primary goals and objectives for the HIT/EHR project are reducing disparities, managing chronic diseases of patients, improving health education and prevention, reducing medical errors, improving patient care, tracking clinical outcomes, and improving heath center reimbursements. Several key factors will be monitored in order to evaluate financial impact and patient care.These will include monthly provider productivity reports, number of patients served, payer mix, and clinical quality measures.
Project Description: The hiring of the pediatrician allows the family practice physicians to shift their patient mix to include more adults. The ARRA IDS funded clinic served 655 new unduplicate patients; 72 of these individuals were uninsured. The new patients received 1,052 medical visits.
Jobs Summary: Job Title: Trainer for Practice Management and Electronic Health Records. This position will have a criticial role with the implementation of the EHR system, training the personnel at each clinic site, and then providing on-going training. (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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