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Analysis of UDS Clinical Quality Measure Performance by Health Center Telehealth Use
Analysis conducted in October 2018, with 2017 UDS data.

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues
Resource Subtopic: telehealth

Year Developed: 2018

Resource Type: n.a.

Primary Audience: PCAs
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff

Language: English

Developed by: HITEQ (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: A brief study of how health centers who report using telehealth compare to those who do not, using data reported on 2017 UDS. This analysis suggests that the average performance on each clinical quality measure is higher among those health centers who report using telehealth than those who do not use telehealth. 

Resource Details: Brief analysis of performance on Clinical Quality Measures on the 2017 Uniform Data System (UDS) reported by health centers (both 330 funded and Look Alikes) who used or did not use telehealth. Health centers that report using telehealth, on average, report slightly higher performance on all clinical quality measures than those that report that they do not use telehealth. This resource compares measures side-by-side in a chart.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.