New York City Health & Hospitals Corporation’s leaders have been able to boast very impressive results from their organization’s MSSP work--results that offer hope for leaders from all types of patient care organizations
The number of U.S. hospitals that voluntarily submitted eCQM (electronic clinical quality measure) data has increased significantly in the last year, according to the Joint Commission’s 2017 annual report.
What one thinks of the QPP CY 2018 final rule could depend at least partly on a number of factors, including where one “sits” in the healthcare stakeholder constellation—and what one might have to do to respond to it, as a result
Survey results announced on Nov. 2 by the health technology company Grand Rounds indicate that healthcare consumers will choose perceived physician outcomes quality over appointment convenience—if given information in context
Things continue to move forward at UT Southwestern, where an extraordinary Ambulatory Quality Outcomes initiative snared its leaders the first-place award in Healthcare Informatics’ 2016 Innovator Awards Program
The day after CMS released the final rule making changes in the second year of the Quality Payment Program under the MACRA law, healthcare industry leaders are voicing mixed reactions, but do seem satisfied with some of the increased flexibilities.
CMS has announced electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) in CMS quality programs will be transitioned to use the Clinical Quality Language (CQL) standard (CQL Release 1, Standard for Trial Use (STU) 2) for logic expression.
During a Senate HELP committee hearing Tuesday, Senate leaders pressed ONC, CMS and OIG leaders on the progress being made to implement the health IT provisions in the 21st Century Cures Act, which was signed into law December 2016.