Date of Graduation
Master of Public Health (MPH)
School of Nursing and Health Professions
Federally Qualified Health Centers(FQHC) and Community Health Centers are growing with the Affordable Care Act. This paper introduces literature that supports the need for Community Health Centers and management of low income patients with chronic illnesses. This paper also reviews the fieldwork experience at a FQHC. It reviews the goals, project, methods and findings of the fieldwork. This paper also elaborates on the scope of the project and a quality improvement report for the FQHC in observation. It discusses the future potential implementation of the recommendations and the benefits for both employees and patients. This paper concludes with follow up plans for whether the recommendations get implemented and the future success of the FQHC.
Penrod, Stephanie, "Strategic Community Healthcare Management" (2016). Master's Projects and Capstones. 405.
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