Affinia Healthcare Receives Quality Improvement Award in 2021

On August 25th, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), announced over $117 million in quality improvement awards to 1,318 community health centers across the U.S.

Quoting HHS Secretary Alex Azar, “These quality improvement awards support health centers across the country in delivering care to nearly 30 million people, providing a convenient source of quality care that has grown even more important during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Dr. Alan Freeman, President and CEO for Affinia Healthcare, stated, “I’m very proud of our clinical and operational leaders for their exceptional performance leading our teams-based quality improvement initiatives. We are excited to have received $99,011 through this award, and to be ranked among the highest performers in our region and the state.”

Affinia Healthcare delivers comprehensive, high-quality care to the most vulnerable individuals and under-resourced communities in St. Louis City and North St. Louis County. In addition to primary health care services, Affinia Healthcare has been on the front lines of the COVID-19 public health emergency, providing over 12,700 COVID-19 tests in the St. Louis region, accounting for approximately 20% of all tests provided to date by community health centers in Missouri.

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