The Changing World of Quality in 2017


Happy New Year! The year 2017 will bring about exciting changes for those working in the healthcare 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 healthcare space right now. Every aspect of the healthcare enterprise is in play,

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You Can't Have Just One Slice of Pie

Happy Thanksgiving!

How are you feeling today? A little coma induced from yesterday's excessive eating? Perhaps you are reading this while still in your pajamas? Ah, yes. That is such a good feeling.
I don't know about you, but this holiday is one of my favorites. It's all about getting together with the people you love (or sorta tolerate), talking about the things you are grateful for in this life and eating A LOT of food.
In the spirit of celebration, we thought we would give you one more encore helping of pie; because, who doesn't want more pie? This pie, however, has a Medisolv twist.

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[E-BOOK] A Beginner's Guide to MACRA

With the MACRA final rule in place, providers nationwide are trying to understand the impact of this seismic shift. MACRA offers unprecedented opportunities to substantially increase payments for exceptional performance.

Medisolv has the tools you need now to prepare. This FREE 22-page eBook is a simple beginner’s guide to understand the basics of the Quality Payment Program under MACRA.

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13 Things to Know About the MACRA Final Rule

After a listening tour and nearly 4,000 public comments, the final Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) final rule was announced on October 14 by the Department of Health and Human Services. The final rule includes the policies to implement the new Quality Payment Program tying physician payments to quality of care. A few questions on everyone’s mind are how much do I stand to lose and do I need to report?

You can scan through all 2,205 pages of the final rule or you could read this week’s blog, which breaks down the 13 things to know about the MACRA final rule.

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MACRA Basics and 2017 Reporting Options [SLIDESHOW]

The MACRA final rule was released in October of this year after a six-month CMS tour of the country. In their tour they spoke with physicians nationwide about their ability to participate in this new Quality Payment Program. After much…ah hem…feedback, CMS released the final rule with several modifications based upon their listening tour.

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MACRA, MIPS and APM: The 2017 Proposed Rule


MACRA, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, was signed into law by President Barrack Obama in April of 2016, as a part of the ongoing effort to streamline healthcare and contain costs. MACRA creates two tracks for physician payment; MIPS and Advanced APMs. The program proposal was released on April 27, 2016 and the public comment period runs through August. The final rule is expected to be published no later than November 1 with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2017.

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Medisolv Academy Courses

eCQMs 101 eCourse

Get started with electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) with this 101 course covering the basics of understanding eCQMs.



Understanding MIPS eCourse

In this course you’ll learn the basics of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) and the specifics of what’s required for successful completion of MIPS.



Cost Accounting eCourse

This basic course will explain to you how to get cost accounting system set up quickly in your hospital.


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