Brian Hill, MSM, RN

Director Of Quality Measures

Recent Posts

The History of Sepsis: "I Rot"

“Sepsis is an easy measure to abstract…” said no health care professional ever. In a previous post, we reviewed the many challenges and complications that come with reporting the sepsis measure. But how exactly did sepsis come to be in the first place? When and where did sepsis originate?

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7 Hospital IQR Program Requirements for 2019

Is your hospital ready for quality reporting next year? Yes, I said next year! I know it may sound a little early, but when it comes to successfully fulfilling regulatory reporting requirements, it’s never too soon to start preparing.

Quality reporting is no quick task. By starting now, your hospital can avoid last-minute scrambling and carefully take the time needed to review updated requirements, assess performance, make a game plan, decide which team member(s) will be responsible for overseeing each task and implement the proper technology.

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8 Hospital IQR Program Requirements for 2018

I’m a planner. Anyone who knows me might laugh at the mildness of this statement. If I don’t  have my bags packed a week in advance of any traveling I do, check my temperature.

So when it comes to planning ahead for my clients, I am always sure to have my ducks in a row. And speaking of planning, in my book, it’s never too early to begin thinking about next year. Specifically, how to prepare to meet the 2018 Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) program requirements.

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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.