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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:

Cancer Screening

Denver Health’s commitment to building a cancer prevention registry in 2006 has resulted in markedly improved cancer screening rates. Breast cancer screening rates have exceeded the HEDIS top quartile benchmark for the past four years. Improvement has been fueled by collaboration between Denver Health and regional efforts to bring screening services to uninsured patients such as the Colorado Colorectal Screening Program and Women’s Wellness Connection.

Breast Cancer Screening

Colorectal Cancer Screening