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Thursday, June 20, 2013

CitySquare health clinic listed among the best in Dallas!

[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!]

80 Texas Physician Practices Recognized for Improving Care through Health Information Technology

Texas Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award honors physician practices using technology to provide exceptional preventive health care 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Emilie Fennell Director, Communications and External Relations 512-334-1649 Emilie.Fennell@tmf.org 1-800-725-9216 Katie Gaide Public Relations Specialist TMF Health Quality Institute 512-334-1709 kgaide@txqio.sdps.org 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!

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