Health Center Controlled Networks are groups of safety net providers (a minimum of three collaborators/members) working together to improve access to care, enhance quality of care and achieve cost efficiencies through the redesign of practices to integrate services, optimize patient outcomes, or negotiate managed care contracts on behalf of the participating members. Supported through the Health Center Controlled Network grant program, the networks work collaboratively to
Within the networks, individual health centers work together to share resources, leverage buying power (e.g. discounted software), enhance access to information and promote guidelines on best practices, as well as provide support for achieving quality of care and operational goals. Networks support member health centers in their shared mission to provide comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services to medically underserved communities and vulnerable populations.
The Network Guide (PDF - 2 MB) for health centers and other safety net health care providers with health it and quality improvement information and resources
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