The National Committee for Quality Assurance has certified ELEVATE! Quality Insights software by Advantmed, LLC, an integrated risk-adjustment optimization and quality improvement company, for 2019 HEDIS hybrid measures.
A population health model focused on health and wellness is the key to success in value-based care, according to recent research.
In an effort to help physicians and other health care providers improve patient access to care, the AMA has launched a newly enhanced version of its Health Workforce Mapper—a tool that provides information on a variety of population health factors.
Based on records for more than 4.2 million patients over age 65 covered by Medicare, a study team found no difference between accredited and unaccredited hospitals in patient death rates, and only a slightly lower rate of patient readmissions at accredited hospitals.
Natalie Mueller, MPH, of NCQA, recently explained NCQA’s shift towards population health management and discussed two new products, during a session at HQC 2018.