Improve Performance Today, Increase Reimbursements Tomorrow

Please note the date of this session has been changed to Sept. 9th.

Today’s quality management and reporting is a whole new ballgame. Do you know how your quality performance in 2015 will affect your payments in 2017? Do you have what you need for the next performance period starting on January 1st, 2016?


Dr. Zahid Butt, CEO, Medisolv, Inc.

Future CMS payment adjustments to both providers and hospitals are being linked to quality performance data generated today.

Join Dr. Zahid Butt, CEO of Medisolv, as he discusses the important role quality professionals will play in their systems financial health.

Understanding the frequent changes in regulatory reporting requirements and having in place timely measurement systems to adapt quickly are essential for quality professionals to succeed in this new environment.

Key takeaways from this session include:

  • Which Quality Measures are linked to CMS reimbursement in 2017 and 2018?
  • Understanding how timely measurements during performance periods in 2015 and 2016 can be used for early warning signs of any future negative payment adjustments.
  • Strategies to proactively improve key performance areas and positively impact future reimbursements.

Armed with this knowledge quality professionals can more effectively play a critical role in the well-being of their health systems and the patients they care for.



Dr. Zahid Butt is President and Chief Executive Officer of Medisolv, Inc., a quality management and reporting software and solutions vendor. He also chairs the HIMSS Performance Measurement Task Force and is co-chair of the National Quality Forum’s Value Set Harmonization Committee. Dr. Butt is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.


Erin Heilman