Island Health Care has received a grant to implement a new state-of-the-art telephone service.

The Island health organization will share a $825,000 grant from the Partnership for Community Health with five other community health centers, according to a press release. The six health centers will develop protocols for effective communication to improve patient satisfaction, enhance provider retention and improve no-show rates.

Other grant recipients include the Community Health Center of Cape Cod, Brockton Neighborhood Health Center, Duffy Health Center, Greater New Bedford Community Health Center and Manet Community Health Center.