Dr. Zahid Butt

Dr. Zahid Butt is a board-certified gastroenterologist and former director of clinical informatics at St. Agnes Healthcare, a member of Ascension Health. He is a member of the HIMSS Quality and Patient Safety Committee and chaired the HIMSS Performance Measurement Taskforce for four years. Dr. Butt was recently appointed to The Joint Commission’s Pioneers in Quality Advisory Panel. As a nationally-recognized expert in quality measurement, Dr. Butt has served on several CMS and National Quality Forum Technical Expert Panels (TEP) to develop and maintain Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) for quality reporting programs. Over the last 30 years, he has held a variety of leadership positions in diverse healthcare settings, providing key insights in leveraging Health IT to improve quality and safety of care. In addition to quality measurement and reporting, his areas of expertise include healthcare data analytics and clinical decision support. He is currently a member of The Joint Commission Pioneers in Quality Advisory Board, State of Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission Performance Measurement Workgroup and HIMSS Quality and Safety Committee. He has chaired the HIMSS Performance Measurement Taskforce and National Quality Forum eMeasures Learning Collaborative.
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A Note From Our CEO: Health care Quality in 2018

Another year is coming to a close. It seems that every year at this time, I think that we are headed into a pivotal year for the health care quality industry. And indeed, we are. Each year brings new disruptions and challenges to the space. But it’s not all doom and gloom. While uncertainty remains around regulatory reporting to CMS, there are some consistent themes I can point to that have remained true for many years. For instance, the focus on the quality of patient care is certainly not new, but the way in which we measure that quality is what continues to change.

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The Changing World of Quality in 2017

 

Happy New Year! The year 2017 will bring about exciting changes for those working in the health care space. In this week’s blog, our CEO, Dr. Zahid Butt, sat down to write about the current state of quality in the hospital setting and how he sees quality changing in the coming year. From all of us here at Medisolv, we wish you and yours a blessed and prosperous new year. Enjoy!


We are witnessing profound changes in the health care space right now. Every aspect of the health care enterprise is in play,

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