Table 2

Baseline Organizational Characteristics of 5 Clinics in New Orleans

CharacteristicClinic AClinic BClinic CClinic DClinic E
NCQA PCMH recognitionYesYesYesYesYes
AffiliationIndependentFaith-based health care systemUniversity medical schoolIndependentUniversity medical school
OwnershipPrivate, nonprofitPrivate, nonprofitPublicPrivate, nonprofitPrivate, nonprofit
Federally Qualified Health CenterNoYes (May 2004)NoYes (March 2009)No
Full-time equivalent physicians/nurse practitioners, No.a1.
Unduplicated patients, No.a1,4891,7394,3455,4552,475
Adult and pediatric careBothBothBothBothBoth
Patients with limited English proficiency, %b10204815
Uninsured patients, %a83.771.670.571.178.1
Patients by race/ethnicity, %a
 African American54.367.
  • NCQA = National Committee for Quality Assurance; PCMH = patient-centered medical home.

  • a Assessed between March 2008 and September 2008.

  • b Assessed in June 2008.