Health Center Controlled Network

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For Health Centers in Pennsylvania

  • Promoting effective use of health IT solutions

  • Improving data collection & analysis

  • Increasing secure electronic data exchange

  • Advancing clinical & operational quality improvement

About HCCN

HCCN is a grant-supported program open to Federally Qualified Health Centers and look-alikes across Pennsylvania. The project focuses on supporting patient-centered health care delivery and population health. HCCN optimizes health center use of information technology tools and supports quality improvement efforts such as data collection, management, analysis, and reporting. The HCCN data warehouse represents de-identified health services and outcomes data for over 500,000 health center patients in Pennsylvania.

Benefits of Participation

When you join HCCN, you will have access to population health management and data warehouse tools such as i2i Tracks and Pop
IQ. HCCN provides support for this software
and additional expert, individualized health IT consultation. Expert and peer support groups and EMR user groups provide additional assistance for HCCN participants. 

Project examples

  • Consultation on Patient-Centered Medical Home transformation & recognition 

  • UDS data validation & reporting support 

  • Help with understanding Meaningful Use regulations & attesting/receiving incentives 

  • Support for HIPAA compliance & privacy and security requirements 

  • Help with understanding and engaging with Health Information Exchange 


Your role

Through calls and meetings, participants work with a project team to identify and address a work plan specific to your health center.

For More Information Contact:

Suzanne Cohen, Senior Director of Population Health
215-567-8001 ext. 3026