Quality Awards for Quality Healthcare
Camarena Health staff went above and beyond the call of duty in 2021 by continuing to provide quality-based care to patients, and that does not go unrecognized. Camarena Health was awarded two Health Net Awards, an American Health Association – Controlling Blood Pressure recognition, and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) badges for Advancing HIT, Access Enhancer, Health Disparities Reducer, Patient Centered Medical Home, and Health Center Quality Leader..
Met criteria to optimize health information technology services that advance telehealth, patient engagement, interoperability, and collection of social determinants of health to increase access to care and advance quality of care.
Increased the total number of patients served and the number of patients who received at least one comprehensive service (mental health, substance abuse, vision, dental, and/or enabling) by at least 5%.
Health Disparities Reducer
Served patients in all racial/ethnic groups, and met or exceeded Healthy People (HP) goals in the areas of low birth weight, hypertension, or uncontrolled diabetes for at least one racial/ethnic group, and demonstrated at least a 10% improvement in the areas of low birth weight, hypertension, or uncontrolled diabetes for at least one racial/ethnic group.
Patient Centered Medical Home (PCHM)
Hold PCMH recognition in one or more delivery sites.
Health Center Quality Leader
Achieve the best overall clinical quality measure (CQM) performance among all health centers. Camarena Health received bronze for being in the top 21-30 percent.
American Association of Diabetes Educators
Camarena Health receives accreditation from the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) which allows its health educators to offer diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES). Camarena Health has been able to retain AADE accreditation in the pursuit of providing a healthier community.