Kristen Beatson

Kristen Beatson is the Director of Electronic Measures of Medisolv, Inc.

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eCQMs Outnumber Chart-Abstracted Measure for the First Time in 2017

For the first time ever, the required number of Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) will outnumber the required number of chart-abstracted measures for the CMS Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) program in 2017.

CMS is requiring hospitals to submit eight eCQMs and only six chart-abstracted measures.

In this blog, we will review the difference between how the eCQMs and chart-abstracted measures are calculated so that you can better understand the implications of this shift and how to implement necessary changes for reporting.

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