theFranaGroup, a national healthcare consulting firm headquartered in Rockford, IL, specializing in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) announced today that it has helped clients achieve more than $1 billion in direct grant funding and enhanced billing capabilities to provide a higher quality of care to low income patients and their communities.
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theFranaGroup Exceeds $1 Billion Goal for Clients
Local healthcare consulting firm helps clients improve outcomes for patients
ROCKFORD, IL: March 26, 2015 – theFranaGroup, a national healthcare consulting firm headquartered in Rockford, IL, specializing in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) announced today that it has helped clients achieve more than $1 billion in direct grant funding and enhanced billing capabilities to provide a higher quality of care to low income patients and their communities.
“We are very proud of the FranaGroup’s successes for clients and the results we have been able to provide over the last 16 years,” said John Frana, President of theFranaGroup. “Higher quality of care and improved outcomes for patients is our number one priority and we are happy we can help our clients achieve that by providing grant funding and designation assistance.”
theFranaGroup offers a variety of services for healthcare organizations seeking to achieve and maintain FQHC status including grant writing, strategic planning management consulting and Board and staff development. The firm has helped clients earn more than $1 billion in direct funding or enhanced billing capabilities. In 2013 alone, theFranaGroup client clinics served more than 450,000 unduplicated patients with approximately 1,350,000 patient visits. As a result, these healthcare facilities better served their communities and improved the overall access and quality of health services provided to the most at-risk populations.
The firm plans to celebrate the exciting billion dollar benchmark achievement throughout the year with a number of client appreciation events. Most recently, the firm held a client reception on March 26th at the Burpee Museum. During the celebration event, theFranaGroup awarded two $1,000 scholarships to local students enrolled in a higher education healthcare program. Scholarship recipients include Ebony Woods, a student at Kaplan University pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management and Raven Wainwright, who is pursuing a degree in pre-pharmacy at Eastern Illinois University.
For more information on theFranaGroup, visit thefranagroup.com.
theFranaGroup is a national healthcare consulting firm headquartered in Rockford, IL, specializing in Federally Qualified Health Centers. In the last 16 years, they have worked with more than 100 organizations and reviewed more than 200 clinical sites in 37 states and Puerto Rico. Clients include health systems, public health departments, behavioral health organizations, hospitals, private practices, residency programs, free clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers. John Frana, President of theFranaGroup, previously served as President & CEO of Crusader Community Health, a Federally Qualified Health Center, in Rockford for 23 years before establishing his own national consulting firm.