Category: Health Information Exchange

Building Trust in Health Information Exchange Data

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recently released an issue brief that showcases strategies and opportunities to advance the use of electronic clinical data for quality measurement and improvement. NCQA has been piloting with a new HEDIS® reporting method called Electronic Clinical Data Systems (ECDS). NCQA ECDS reporting “provides a standardized way to use…
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KPI Ninja’s Alerts and Notifications: Hospital Discharge Example

Care alerts are at the core of high-quality, coordinated health care. Every notification is a moment of insight about a patient’s health, so each and every one is of critical importance. Stay compliant with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) new Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule (CMS Final Rule). This rule finalizes seven new policies…
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Benefits of Health Information Exchanges for Quality Reporting and Value-Based Care

To perform well in value-based care, healthcare providers must report improvements in quality, cost and utilization measures that align with their payers’ expectations. When it comes to providing data, analytics and technological capabilities for reporting these measures, health information exchanges (HIEs) offer several advantages over other data aggregators: Greater Efficiency HIEs provide clinical data, which…
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The Johns Hopkins ACG® System

How KPI Ninja, using the Johns Hopkins ACG System, provides integrated, advanced, comprehensive analytics to Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) and health care providers. The HIE Landscape HIEs make important connections between health plans, hospitals, private practices, providers and public health. They integrate large amounts of vital patient data and make key pieces available for sharing…
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Benefits of Health Information Exchanges for Value-Based Care

An increasing number of healthcare providers and organizations are using health information exchanges (HIE) to not only exchange medical information but to also support value-based care. This practice is growing among healthcare providers because the need for quality data is growing and the HIE benefits aligned to these needs are significant. Below, we discuss several ways…
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