QUALITY TODAY

A blog dedicated to advancing healthcare quality.

#HQW16: We're Celebrating Primaris' Commitment to Quality

Posted by Rachel Verslues on Oct 18, 2016 10:00:00 AM

As part of our recognition of the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ)’s Healthcare Quality Week, taking place this week, we want to take a moment to showcase some of our team members who have displayed their commitment to quality in healthcare by earning their Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) certification.

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Topics: quality improvement, healthcare quality, quality improvement consultant

MACRA rules: Ten things to know about the new healthcare law

Posted by Richard A. Royer on Aug 3, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Last month I spoke at the Health IT Summit conference in Boston about MACRA -- the Medicare Access and CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Program) Reauthorization Act. The word MACRA has become quite the buzzword throughout the healthcare industry, and there are still many questions still unanswered.

MACRA requires understanding quality and other healthcare performance data and add additional quality measurement and reporting requirements . As a result, providers will be even more challenged.   

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Topics: value-based care, accountable care, quality improvement consultant, APM, MIPS, health IT

Four Ways to Make Quality Measures Work For You

Posted by Revee White on May 9, 2016 10:00:00 AM

MetricsTagCloud.jpgUnder the MACRA proposed rule published by HHS, Quality accounts for half of a total score in year one of the program. Clinicians would choose to report six measures from among a range of options that accommodate differences among specialties and practices.

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Topics: Quality Reporting, value-based care, quality management consultant, quality improvement consultant, value-based payments, quality measures

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