Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Ingenix Consulting unveiled Clinical Performance Management Services, a program that it says helps hospitals, health systems and physicians leverage underutilized clinical data to identify and remove barriers to better patient health and financial performance.
The company says Clinical Performance Management Services provides tools for hospitals to develop key performance metrics, benchmark against national trends and improve processes. Specific capabilities include:
Policy analysis, evaluation and strategy services, including financial and economic analysis of health system programs, regulatory proposals, payment adequacy and evaluation of plan redesign.
EHR optimization services to help clients improve clinical efficiency and achieve “meaningful use.”
Organizational performance- and outcomes-improvement strategies that can help providers enhance patient outcomes and meet new government and commercial payer reporting requirements.
Information systems security audit readiness assessment to ensure client health IT systems meet Department of Health & Human Services security standards.