Greater Family Health’s 2021 outcomes on Bureau of Primary Health Care Clinical Indicators have caused the organization to be recognized as a National Health Center Quality Leader. Greater Family Health’s clinical outcomes are ranked in the top 10% of all Federally Qualified Health Centers in the United States and Illinois – for the 9th consecutive year!

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recognized Greater Family Health with 4 National Awards on August 29, 2022:

1. Health Center Quality Leader – Gold 
2. Advancing Health Information Technology for Quality
3. Patient-Centered Medical Home
4. Federal Tort Claims Act Deemed Health Center

Greater Family Health’s clinical outcomes ranked in the top 10% of the Country’s 1,373 reporting Federally Qualified Health Centers, resulting in the receipt of the Health Center Quality Leader – Gold Award. Greater Family Health has received the National Health Center Quality Leader Award for 9 consecutive years, and the Advancing HIT for Quality Award every year it has been offered.

Greater Family Health also remains a 2017 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Champion, a 5-year honor, awarded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The combination of excellent clinical care with exceptionally low costs is an indication of our excellent value: for patients, for payers, for taxpayers. Our integrated care model focus on quality of care and the patient experience, coupled with our excellent care of valued professionals continues to bear significant fruit. 

Greater Family Health is the area’s premier Federally Qualified Health Center, providing the full range of quality, affordably priced, fully integrated primary care services to over 64,000 area residents by over 203,000 medical, behavioral health and dental appointments annually. Operating 11 Community Health Centers in 5 northeastern Illinois counties serving residents of over 420 zip codes, the organization is accredited by The Joint Commission, Primary Care Medical Home certified, repeatedly nationally recognized for both its health outcomes and cost efficiency, and provides care regardless of the patient’s ability to pay. 

Financial Outcome Indicators

Coupled with comparison reports issued on August 8, 2022, the Awards indicate that Greater Family Health’s clinical, patient satisfaction and financial outcomes are far better than other Health Centers’, both in the State and Nationally.