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Analysis of UDS Clinical Quality Measure Performance by Health Center Telehealth Use

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Analysis of UDS Clinical Quality Measure  Performance by Health Center Telehealth Use

Updated in Sept. 2020 with CY2019 UDS Data

The below analysis is based on Uniform Data System (UDS) reported by health centers (both 330 funded and Look Alikes).  Performance on Clinical Quality Measures is derived from Tables 6B and 7 (with the exception of the prenatal measure, which is not included). Telehealth Use is from Question 2 of the UDS’s Other Data Elements form, which asks Did your organization use telehealth in order to provide remote clinical care services [in reference year]? Yes or No. 

Health centers that report using Telehealth, on average, report slightly higher performance on all clinical quality measures than those health centers that report that they do not use telehealth. 

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This resource collection was compiled by the HITEQ staff with portions contributed by Chris Espersen, HITEQ Advisory Committee member and Independent Contractor and Past President of Midwest Clinicians Network; Shane McBride, Independent Contractor and Past Vice President of Quality and Clinical Systems at South End Community Health Center.; Chris Grasso, Associate Director for Informatics & Data Services- The Fenway Institute; and Ed Phippen, Principal - Phippen Consulting, LLC.

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