50 Quality Reporting Resources for 2018

By Stephanie Osorno. Posted Jul 06, 2018 in Quality Reporting, Academy, IQR Program, MACRA/MIPS Program

50 Quality Reporting Resources

Hot dogs, (adult) beverages, flag cake, fireworks—ah yes, let freedom ring.

In honor of Independence Day, we’ve gathered a list of 50 resources for your quality reporting needs. Get it? 50 states…50 resources.

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Quality reporting success coming right up.

Star-1.pngCMS IQR Program

1. DOWNLOAD:  2018 Quality Reporting Bundle

This bundle includes reporting requirements, measure lists and 
deadlines for the 2018 CMS IQR and TJC ORYX® accreditation programs.

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2. ARTICLE:  2018 eCQM Requirements for The IQR Program

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3. eBOOK: 8 Requirements Hospital IQR Program 2018

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4. ARTICLE: The Game of Submission Life: 2018 Hospital IQR Deadlines

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5. DOWNLOAD: 2018 Hospital IQR Deadlines Calendar

Summer adventures are just around the corner. Be sure to hang up this IQR deadline calendar so you don’t miss anything amid your summer fun.

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6. CMS PDF:  2018 Hospital IQR Program Dates and Deadlines

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7. CMS PDF:  Hospital IQR Program Reporting Quarters for 2018

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8. CMS PDF: 2018 Hospital IQR Program Reference Checklist

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9. QUIZ: 2018 IQR 101 Quiz

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10. WEBPAGE: A List of eCQMs used in the CMS IQR Program

Includes measure specification information and release notes.

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11. WEBPAGE: QualityNet Hospital IQR Program Overview

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12. WEBPAGE: Quality Reporting Center Resources & Tools List

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13. WEBPAGE: Value Set Authority Center (VSAC)

Here you’ll find the value sets for eCQMs. Note that you must have a login to access this site.

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14. WEBPAGE: US Health Information Knowledgebase (USHIK)

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15. WEBPAGE: ONC JIRA eCQM Issue Tracker

Here you can submit and track eCQM problems and resolutions.

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16. CMS PDF: 2018 Implementation Guide for Quality Reporting Document Architecture

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17. WEBPAGE: eCQI Resource Center

eCQM educational materials, measure specifications, an events calendar and links to tools and resources provided by CMS and ONC.

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Star-1.pngThe Joint Commission ORYX® Initiative for 
Quality improvement Program

18. ARTICLE:  2018 eCQM Requirements for The Joint Commission ORYX® Initiative for Quality Improvement

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19. TJC PDF: 2018 TJC ORYX® Performance Measure Reporting Requirements

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20. TJC PDF: 2018 TJC ORYX® Reporting Program Measure List

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21. TJC PDF: FAQs about 2018 ORYX® Performance Measure Reporting Requirements

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22. TJC PDF: ORYX® Vendor Lists

a. eCQMs
b. Chart-Abstracted

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23. WEBPAGE: Pioneers in Quality Portal

Pioneers in Quality is a Joint Commission program that assists hospitals with their eCQM adoption. It includes educational programs and resources.

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CMS Quality Payment Program MIPS

24. ARTICLE:  The Difference Between MIPS 2017 vs MIPS 2018

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25. eBOOK: A Beginners Guide to MIPS Year 2

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26. WEBPAGE: Find out if you’re eligible to report to MIPS using this Eligibility assessment tool

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27. ARTICLE: [Part 1] Understanding MIPS 2018

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28. ARTICLE: [Part 2] Understanding MIPS 2018: Cost and Quality

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29. ARTICLE: [Part 3] Understanding MIPS 2018: Advancing Care Information

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30. ARTICLE: [Part 4] Understanding MIPS 2018: Improvement Activities 

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31. QUIZ: 2018 MIPS Mind Game 

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32. ARTICLE: MIPS eCQMS vs. Registry Measures: What’s the difference?

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33. CMS PDF:  Quality Payment Program Year 2 Fact Sheet

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34. WEBPAGE: Quality Payment Resource Library

Check out this page for information on 2018 MIPS measures, category specifications, qualified registries and more.  

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35. WEBPAGE:  MIPS overview

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36. WEBPAGE:  Quality Measures Requirements

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37. WEBPAGE:  Promoting Interoperability (Advancing Care) Requirements 

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38. WEBPAGE: Improvement Activities Requirements

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39. WEBPAGE: Cost Measures Requirements

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General Quality Reporting Resources

40. ARTICLE:  The History of Quality Reporting

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41. DOWNLOAD: Quality Acronym Reference Guide

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42. WEBPAGE: Hospital Compare Website

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43. WEBPAGE:  Physician Compare Website

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44. INFOGRAPHIC: How much could you lose from these Quality Reporting programs?

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45. ARTICLE: Questions for Our Quality Expert Panel

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46. INFOGRAPHIC: eCQM Submissions: Top 10 Rejections and Mismatches

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47. ARTICLE: How to Improve Your Hospital’s Contraindication Documentation

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48. ARTICLE: What’s in a Name? Meaningful Use Gets a Name Change

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49. ARTICLE: It’s Coming for Us All: Sepsis

Dun dun dun.

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50. DOWNLOAD: Readmissions Checklist

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That’s a wrap, folks. Do you feel like a quality reporting pro yet?

We hope you have a wonderful holiday week with your family and friends. Happy Fourth of July! 


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Stephanie Osorno is the Marketing Content Writer for Medisolv, Inc

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