East Side Clinic honored at UCare’s “A Salute to Excellence!” event

East Side Clinic honored at UCare’s “A Salute to Excellence!” event

22 Minnesota clinics and care systems recognized for outstanding results in 2018 HEDIS measures
SAINT PAUL, MINN. — UCare held its 11th annual “A Salute to Excellence!” event Thursday evening, September 26, to recognize 22 clinics and care systems with top results in 2018 Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures – including preventive care, disease management, behavioral health, maternity care, care transitions and medication management. Minnesota Community Care’s East Side Clinic was honored for improving the health of UCare members.

A Salute to Excellence! at the University of Minnesota’s McNamara Alumni Center included a reception, dinner, and awards program. In addition, leaders from St. Luke’s Health Care System and North Memorial Health presented UCare-funded interventions to assess and treat substance use disorder, and to deliver health-at-home community paramedic services.

UCare President and CEO Mark Traynor and Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Julia Joseph-Di Caprio, MD, honored guests with UCare Excellence in Health Care Awards for their quality results. “Our health care provider partners are an essential part of UCare’s people power. We are grateful for your hard work in serving our members and providing them a path for their best health.” said Traynor at the event. “We also continue to support your innovative approaches to improve social determinants of health for our members and their communities.”

The East Side Clinic (895 E. 7th St, St. Paul) is one of 17 Minnesota Community Care service delivery sites. Across our care delivery system, we provide comprehensive primary care services to over 37,000 unduplicated patients annually. All people are welcome at Minnesota Community Care regardless of income, insurance, or immigration status.