Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced
$377,429 in Affordable Care Act funding to 15 health centers in
Wisconsin to recognize health center quality improvement
achievements and invest in ongoing quality improvement activities.
Four Health and
Resources Administration centers in Milwaukee County received
funding: 16th Street Community Health Center Inc., $51,454 (total
award amount); Milwaukee Health Services Inc., $20,655; Outreach
Community Health Centers Inc., $8,344; and Progressive Community
Health Centers Inc., $29,403.
No centers based
in Waukesha County received awards, but the 16th Street Community
Health Center does provide services in the county.
received awards if they were among the top 30 percent of all health
centers that achieved the best overall clinical outcomes, 10 percent
improvement in clinical quality measures between 2012 and 2013 or if
they used Electronic Health Record reporters.