Category: eCQM

KPI Ninja Earns NCQA eMeasure Certification℠ For Third Consecutive Year

Leading Healthcare Data Analytics Company Recognized For Rigorous Quality Measures Lincoln, Neb. – April 27, 2021 – KPI Ninja, a leading healthcare analytics company, earned the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) eMeasure Certification℠ (eMC) for the third consecutive year. This accomplishment comes following the commendable recognition of achieving NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information…
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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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The Evolution of HIEs and Health Plans: Benefits of Providing Both NCQA eCQM Certification and Measure Certification℠ for HEDIS®

The unique data stores and industry positioning, coupled with advanced analytics, is evolving HIEs to be a valuable health data source for payers. In today’s dynamic health care industry—one that’s hyper-focused on the transition to paying for performance—payers must be fluent in quality measurement and comfortable moving between data sources. Reducing burden while upholding quality…
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CCD, CDA, C-CDA and their evolution

Standardizing data for seamless information exchange in Healthcare Clinicians across the country gather patient data using a wide spectrum of digital interfaces. These user interfaces are adapted to suit their local preferences for sequence and naming conventions and include fields for standard elements. As a result, the captured data from one system couldn’t be understood…
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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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