Category: Value-Based Care

The Complexity of Data Aggregation Makes a Certified Data Partner for NCQA’s DAV Imperative

There’s no doubt that NCQA’s Data Aggregator Validation (DAV) program is increasingly important to health plans, organizations, and providers in this new era of digital quality systems. Health plans simply cannot handle validating the volume of electronic health data that is required for HEDIS® reporting and other quality initiatives. Therefore, for organizations like Health Information…
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A Year in Review

While 2021 has afforded us an abundance of opportunity to reimagine health care with technology, what keeps us headstrong is our people – welcoming new team members, problem solving with partners, threading “the patient” in our strategies – and it’s evident, we are just getting started. We know there are many options when it comes…
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Internal Quality Measures: The Missing Link to High Performance

After working with hundreds of health care organizations over the last few years, I’ve found that almost all the organizations I’ve worked with have a difficult time integrating quality measures beyond what is required as part of their financial contracts. For example… One primary care clinic thought they were doing well with monitoring depression because…
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Unstructured Data Still a Pain Point for Value-Based Care

What do you need to do to be “the best”? Nearly 80% of health data is unstructured. It’s no wonder then that health care organizations and teams are looking for solutions that help with tapping into this data, given that most of it has yet to be used for population health efforts. Tapping into the…
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Data Mining: A Data Quality Approach

Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) have always been about the data. The very purpose of these organizations is to provide the data that supports better health care. And, having as much information as possible about that data is making obvious benefits for daily operations, data governance and business development. The Cures Act Adds an Additional Data…
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