[Great news for CitySquare! Our Community Health Services clinic received recognition in the very significant award described below! Bottom line: we dedicate ourselves to providing our low-income neighbors the very best care possible! As a result, our clinic is listed along with the very best market-rate health clinics in the DFW Metroplex!]
Texas Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award honors physician practices using technology to provide exceptional preventive health care
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Director, Communications and External Relations
Public Relations Specialist
TMF Health Quality Institute
Austin, TX – April 22, 2013 – TMF®
Health Quality Institute, Texas Medical Association and Texas Osteopathic Medical Association announced today that 80 physician practices statewide received the first Texas Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award for effectively using health information technology to improve care for patients through reliable delivery of preventive health services.
The three organizations collaborated to develop the award in 2012 to recognize high performing practices committed to improving clinical measures including cholesterol screening, tobacco cessation counseling and cancer screenings, among others. Using health information technology to drive high-quality preventive services has been designated a priority for U.S. health care by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Click here to read the entire report and to see the list of award winners!