It’s officially spring, and summer will be here before you know it! But before you start daydreaming about piña coladas, don’t forget about the deadlines that are quickly approaching for the 2019 Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) program.Read More
eCQM reporting for 2018: check! The reporting window has officially closed for eCQM submissions to the Hospital IQR program, and the moment of truth has arrived. How did your organization perform in 2018? Did your eCQM performance improve from 2017?
Now that Medisolv has completed eCQM submissions on our clients’ behalf, we wanted to take some time to share the results with you.Read More
It’s no surprise to anyone reading this that reporting to regulatory programs has become a burden to health care professionals over the last decade. It’s challenging to find the resources and funds to successfully manage your quality program and accurately fulfill your reporting requirements.Read More
Preparing to report your eCQM and chart-abstracted measure data to CMS and The Joint Commission can be overwhelming, especially if you're not sure what's required of you or where to search for accurate and up-to-date information.
Set your uncertainties and worries aside. To help simplify the reporting process for your organization this year, we've put together a 2019 Quality Reporting Bundle which has all the important documents you'll need for a successful submission.Read More
Imagine your health care organization is challenged with excess readmissions to the hospital. Suddenly, you find yourself on a vendor selection team to evaluate predictive analytics that will help your care management team be more proactive in transition of care planning for your patients.Read More
Does anyone else feel like 2019 is flying by? Before you know it the summer will come and go and you'll be staring down Q3 thinking "I haven't even thought about MIPS yet." Don't let this happen to you! Now is a perfect time to start working on your provider's performance. Remember that in MIPS, performance counts; and for the Quality and Cost categories, that performance counts for 365 days of the year.Read More
Having a nice car wouldn't be very useful if you didn't know how to drive, right? Well, the same could be said about quality reporting software. The software is a helpful tool to have, but in order to reap its benefits, you'll need the proper guidance and support.Read More
What causes your organization’s data to go bad? And what steps can you take to maintain data integrity?
Welcome to the final part of our three-part series on data quality. In a previous post, I discussed what it means to have fit data and reviewed six dimensions of data fitness: completeness, correctness, timeliness, uniqueness, format validity and acceptability. Remember, data fitness relates to how fit each of your organization’s data elements are for their ultimate purpose.Read More
The start of the year is a time of transition...or is it? Shouldn’t we be able to just roll over into the next year and immediately start tracking what’s happening? Yes, of course. And maybe you're thinking you already do, but the question is, can you track your eCQMs starting on January 1 using the new specifications?
You may have heard a little bit about something called CQL in relation to eCQMs. Today we explain the basics of CQL and review how will it affect your quality reporting in 2019.Read More
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