Presentation on theme: " One of Miami-Dade County’s preeminent federally qualified community healthcare center. Mission: To provide comprehensive primary health care services."— Presentation transcript:
One of Miami-Dade County’s preeminent federally qualified community healthcare center. Mission: To provide comprehensive primary health care services by increasing access and improving the quality of life of our diverse South Florida community. (2011) totaled approximately 120,000 medical, dental and behavioral health patient encounters. 25 school based clinics 6 comprehensive primary care sites.
Increase the percentage of Cervical Cancer Screenings of HIV+ female clients at JTCHC by ensuring that each receives a yearly Pap Smear For the year 2013 the goal is 70% 2007 – Pap Smear Testing rate was 42% JTCHC believes that early screening and detection is the only way to prevent the occurrence of the disease and limit the resulting complications
Multidisciplinary Team Approach 2009-A specific pap smear clinic HIV+ females 2011- Utilized ARNPs & OB/GYN clinic for easier accessibility any day of the week Clients who came for others services, were able to be seen on as a walk-in to receive their annual pap smear screen. On clinic days, if screening is identified as a need, client can be immediately referred to Pap Clinic
Data collection and chart review integral part of identifying clients’ need for a Pap Smear Providing Information/Education to female clients about cervical cancer increases their knowledge and interest in getting screened Providers are not proactive in promoting and ordering cervical cancer screening for the female clients A holistic approach was effective in increasing the compliance rate from 42% in 2007 to 69% YTD.
JTCHC will continue to promote health improvement for patients. Cervical Cancer Screening is ongoing and the center is striving for the highest Pap Smear test compliance rate. Resulting in the overall health benefit for the patients, such as early detection.