Tag: eCQM

NCQA’s Emerging Data Aggregator Validation (DAV) Targets Interoperability and Could Revolutionize the Value of the HIE for Health Plans

Using HIE data without the added primary source verification burden is what makes the DAV so attractive. Did you know one of the leading healthcare quality organizations is evolving their programs to permit better use Health Information Exchanges (HIE) data? That is how valuable the HIE is. As we talk about the future of quality…
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How NCQA’s New HEDIS® Electronic Clinical Data System Reporting gives HIEs another way to deliver value to Health Plans

Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) offer a valuable, interoperable data source, and health plans now have the possibility of better leveraging that data as part of NCQA’s new HEDIS® reporting type, Electronic Clinical Data System (ECDS). ECDS as a New Reporting Type HEDIS measures are historically collected in one of three ways – Administrative, Hybrid and…
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Data Quality in an Abundance of Electronic Health Information for Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs)

The quality of data is foundational for creating data-driven health care systems, so what is the current landscape for assessing and maximizing the quality of electronic health data for measuring performance? While electronic data poses a great opportunity – an emphasis should be placed on the quality and completeness of that data to use for…
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12 Monumental Months in Redefining “HIE”

Healthcare has seen some tremendous change in the last twelve months with advancements in precision medicine, healthcare disparities, alternative payment models and Ninjas. Yes, Ninjas . . . 2019 was a historic year for KPI Ninja’s pursuit of disrupting the healthcare system by redefining what is possible when Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) become aligned to…
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CMS’ Primary Care First Update

After much anticipation, CMS has released more information about the Primary Care First payment models. It is a positive sign that CMS is committed to strengthening primary care by partnering with practices and payers through such an aggressive performance-based payment model (see our first blog on this program here). The latest update provides more details…
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