Customer Spotlight: VCU Health Overcomes Interoperability Challenges On Way to eCQM Success
Like most providers, the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (VCUHS) in Richmond, Virginia experienced a lot of pressure and uncertainty in preparing for its first mandatory Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) submissions. Unlike most, VCUHS also felt frustration due to two previous unsuccessful attempts at eCQM implementations.
VCUHS was an early adopter of electronic health records and first attempted eCQM implementation in 2012 with help from its quality reporting vendor, using the vendor’s reporting software. In that project, the health system and vendor together were unable to extract the data necessary for eCQMs from VCUHS’ systems. In an attempt to solve that problem, VCUHS contracted with its EHR provider. While strides were made in data abstraction, this effort was not a full success…
CMS HOSPITAL INPATIENT QUALITY REPORTING IN 2018
When: Thursday, November 9
1 P.M. ET | 12 Noon CT | 10 A.M. PT
This session will help your hospital to prepare for quality reporting in 2018. You’ll learn about the changes to the CMS Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program and eCQM reporting to the Joint Commission. We will outline strategies that will help you prepare your hospital for your best, most efficient IQR reporting year yet.
Participants will hear detailed information about what is expected of them on the chart-abstracted side of the IQR program and the electronic requirements as well. You will hear tips for getting your entire team on board for this pivotal year of quality reporting.
When you leave you will:
- How the CMS IQR Program will change in 2018
- The IQR reporting requirements for chart-abstracted and electronic measures
- Tips for preparing your hospital for a successful quality reporting year