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News by Topic: Federally Qualified Health Centers

Dec 2, 2019 - Notice from the Health Resources and Services Administration seeking comment on the reinstatement of the Health Center Patient Survey (HCPS) information collection. The HCPS collects information from patients about access and use of healthcare services, sociodemographic characteristics, health behaviors, health conditions, and satisfaction of healthcare received from HRSA-supported health centers. Comments are due January 2, 2020.
Source: Federal Register
Nov 19, 2019 - Features a research program at the University of Alabama that analyzes how telehealth is used at Federally Qualified Health Centers to improve access to eye care for rural, minority, and underserved populations. This project takes place in Alabama's Black Belt Region and focuses on increasing patient engagement and follow-up care.
Source: mHealth Intelligence