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Ambulatory Quality

Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) are required to track and report quality of care indicators through the Bureau of Primary Health Care. Denver Health reports indicators for each of its community clinics and benchmarks when possible against HEDIS 75th percentile. Denver Health’s quality improvement is driven by the Ambulatory Quality Improvement Committee which directs the efforts of chronic disease and preventative care workgroups.

Denver Health provides data to demonstrate its ambulatory services quality of care in the following areas:

Blood Pressure Control

Blood pressure control across all of Denver Health’s primary care clinics has been in the best quartile for the past five years. The success is attributed to education on the value of blood pressure control and efforts of individual clinics to engage their teams in improvement activities based on performance data combined with the use of technology to track compliance.

Hypertension Blood Pressure Control