Increased smoking status linked to new federal standards in recently published research


A recent publication funded by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has concluded that documentation of smoking status improved greatly after the introduction of new federal standards.

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AllianceChicago would like to acknowledge our partners in the study, many from the Community Health Applied Research Network (CHARN): the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), Fenway Health, OCHIN, and also Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, as the network’s data coordinating center. In addition, we acknowledge the community health centers in our network that participated in this study: Erie Family Health Centers, Heartland Alliance Health, Howard Brown Health, Near North Health Service Corporation, North Country Healthcare, PCC Community Wellness Center.