National Committee for Quality Assurance

HCQA Certificate

The Boston Public Health Commission

The Boston Public Health Commission, the country’s oldest health department, is an independent public agency providing a wide range of health services and programs. It is governed by a seven-member board of health appointed by the Mayor of Boston.

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Steward Health Care

Steward Health Care System is a community-based accountable care organization that offers a full range of health care services to patients in Eastern Massachusetts. Steward has 3,000 physicians, 10 hospital campuses, 24 affiliated urgent care providers, home care, hospice and other services.
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Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers

Established in 1972, the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers ("the League") is a non-profit, statewide association representing and serving the needs of the state's 49 community health center organizations with more than 285 total access sites. The League serves as an Information Source on community-based health care to policymakers, opinion leaders and the media and provides a wide range of technical assistance to its members and communities, including:

  • Analysis of state and federal health regulatory and policy issues affecting health centers;
  • Training and Education for health center administrators, clinicians and board members;
  • Promotion and management of Clinical Quality Initiatives across the health center network;
  • Workforce Development initiatives to increase recruitment of primary care physicians and to provide career training for health center employees and local residents seeking entry-level positions at health centers;
  • Information Technology Development primarily focused on electronic medical records implementation; and
  • Support to Expand Health Access through work with local health and advocacy organizations seeking to open health centers in their communities.

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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.
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