Monday, February 25, 2019

Eleven of Norman Regional’s Primary Care clinics recently received Behavioral Health Quality Improvement Awards for depression and alcohol use screenings in the Medicare population.

Norman Regional began working with TMF Quality Innovation Network Quality Improvement Organization in 2017 to improve screening rates for depression and alcohol use in patients who are Medicare beneficiaries.

Eleven clinics demonstrated outstanding performance in the percentage of Medicare patients who have been screened for depression and/or alcohol use during a 12-month period, beginning the first quarter of 2017 to the fourth quarter of 2017. Final quality reporting data was released in fall 2018.

Award recipients received a Gold or a Silver award based on the percentage of Medicare beneficiaries they screened. The clinics were awarded as followed:

For Depression Screening:

Gold Award—Top 5 percent of the state

Primary Care—Waterview

Silver Award—Top 10 percent of the state

Primary Care—Blanchard

Primary Care—Miles

Primary Care—Moore

 

For Alcohol Screening:

Gold Award—Top 5 percent of the state

Primary Care—HealthPlex

Primary Care—Miles

Primary Care—Moore

Primary Care—Newcastle

Primary Care—Noble

Primary Care—South Oklahoma City

Primary Care—Waterview

Primary Care—West Norman

 Silver Award—Top 10 percent of the state

Primary Care—Doctor’s Park

Primary Care—Findlay

Find out more about the awards at www.tmfqin.org/Networks/Behavioral-Health/Behavioral-Health-Award-Recipients.