Medisolv’s CEO Joins the ICHOM Policy Advisory Committee

Columbia, MD, October 23, 2018Medisolv, Inc., a recognized leader in quality management and reporting, is pleased to announce that its chief executive officer, Dr. Zahid Butt, has recently joined the ICHOM US Policy Advisory Committee. He will assist the committee in the widespread adoption of patient-reported outcomes.

The Policy Advisory Committee was established by two non-profit health care organizations—The International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) and The Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH)—that have partnered to improve patient experience and quality, advance value-based payment and reduce health care costs through the collection of patient-reported outcomes measures.

“I’m honored to be a part of a committee that shares Medisolv’s goal of improving quality of care and patient safety. I look forward to working with other members of The Policy Advisory Committee on such a noteworthy project within the health care industry,” Dr. Butt shared.

Dr. Butt, along with other subject matter experts in quality measurement and public reporting policies, will collaborate to:

  • Provide stakeholder input on policies that govern all aspects of implementation, such as data privacy, public reporting rules, IP and licensing and conflicts of interest.
  • Identify opportunities to align the US ICHOM implementations with emerging or existing federal, state or private policy or value-based payment activities.
  • Serve in an advocacy and dissemination role to identify opportunities to engage stakeholders and inform the policy debate about lessons learned from ICHOM activities.

 
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Zahid Butt to the Policy Advisory Committee. As a nationally-recognized expert in quality measurement within the heath care space, his contributions and input will undoubtedly have a significant impact on the work that we are doing to adopt patient-centered outcome measures in the United States,” said David Lansky, Chair of the ICHOM National Steering Committee.”

For more information about Medisolv’s quality reporting and management solutions, visit: https://medisolv.com/products/encor-quality-reporting-software/.

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About Medisolv, Inc.

Medisolv is a national leader in quality reporting and management solutions covering electronic, abstracted and claims-based quality measures. Medisolv’s ENCOR software is an integrated suite of software modules designed to measure and report your electronic quality measures and abstracted core measures to CMS and The Joint Commission quality reporting programs. These programs include the CMS physician (QPP/MIPS/AAPM), hospital inpatient (IQR) and hospital outpatient (OQR).

Medisolv’s ENCOR is 2015 Edition ONC certified for all ambulatory and hospital eCQMs and Medisolv is a 2018 CMS approved MIPS Qualified Registry. Medisolv is also an acceptable ORYX ® vendor for The Joint Commission. Medisolv quality reporting and management solutions have received the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association (AHA).

For more information about Medisolv, visit www.medisolv.com.

 

About The International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement

The International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) is a non-profit organization founded by three esteemed institutions (Harvard Business School, The Boston Consulting Group and Karolinska Institute) with the purpose of transforming health care systems by measuring and reporting patient outcomes in a standardized way, and by driving adoption and reporting of these measures worldwide.

Launched in 2012, ICHOM works with patients, leading providers, and registries to create a global standard for measuring results by medical condition. ICHOM supports one of the key strategic agenda items in the Value-Based Healthcare delivery framework, which aims to offer the best possible outcomes to patients for the lowest possible cost. By restructuring care-delivery around outcomes, and promoting superior outcomes with financial incentives, healthcare systems will improve quality and curb inefficiencies benefiting patients and stakeholder across the healthcare spectrum.

For more information about ICHOM, visit www.ichom.org.

 

About The Pacific Business Group on Health

The Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH) is a non‐profit organization representing nearly 70 private and public healthcare purchasers, including some of the largest U.S. employers. PBGH’s mission is to be a change agent creating increased value in the healthcare system through purchaser collaboration, innovation, and action, and through the spread of best practices. PBGH leverages the purchaser voice to transform the delivery of healthcare and promote policies that advance value‐based care at the federal and state level. Current initiatives focus on high‐cost high‐need patients, better maternity care, care coordination and primary care, and payment reform.

For more information about PBGH, visit www.pbgh.org.

Erin Heilman
eheilman@medisolv.com


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