Mary's Center maintains data on annual outcomes from our medical, social, and education programs. Our outcomes tracking ability dates to 2004, when a four-year capacity-building grant from Venture Philanthropy Partners gave us the opportunity to hire the staff and purchase the outcomes tracking software needed to gauge the efficacy of our social change model.
Mary's Center evaluates program outcomes in the context of our Continuous Quality Improvement plan. This plan, updated annually, specifies the measures we examine and actions we take to ensure quality.
As part of our Continuous Quality Improvement program, we track HEDIS measures for selected medical services. HEDIS refers to the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set, a tool developed by