The Joint Commission Recognizes Two Medisolv Clients for eCQM Evolution and Utilization
Columbia, MD, December 04, 2018—Medisolv, Inc., a recognized leader in quality management and reporting, is proud to announce that two of its hospital clients were featured in The Joint Commission’s 2018 Proven Practice Collection as pioneers in Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs). The Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (VCUHS) and St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital are two of the nine hospitals that were recognized for successfully leveraging eCQMs and health information technology to drive quality improvement.
The Proven Practice Collection, created through The Pioneers in Quality™ program, allows featured hospitals to share their journey toward advancing the evolution and utilization of eCQMs with other health care organizations. In addition, each hospital is able to present their eCQM successes during The Joint Commission’s Pioneers in Quality™ webinar series.
Both VCUHS and St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital worked closely with Medisolv to improve their quality performance through eCQM implementation.
“We are proud of our partnership with Medisolv which helped us to achieve recognition from The Joint Commission as a pioneer in eCQMs nationwide,” said L. Dale Harvey, MS, RN, Director of Performance Improvement at VCUHS. “We struggled to implement eCQMs with previous vendors, but Medisolv’s electronic measures software combined with their support team made it easy for us to implement and improve our eCQM performance.”
Rebecca Rosario-Dure, RN, MSN, Quality Management and Performance Improvement Clinical Specialist for St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital shared a similar experience. “Since 2016, we have been successfully identifying and monitoring our quality measures with Medisolv’s electronic measures software. They provide us with the tools and guidance we need to fulfill our eCQM performance goals.”
The following nine hospitals are featured in the 2018 Proven Practice Collection:
- BayCare Health System, Inc., Clearwater, Florida
- BJC HealthCare, St. Louis
- MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, Maryland
- Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston
- Texas Health Resources, Arlington, Texas
- Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh, New York
- Mary Medical Center, Langhorne, Pennsylvania
- Vail Health Hospital, Vail, Colorado
- VCU Health System, Richmond, Virginia
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 Joint Commission
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit organization. The Joint Commission in the nation’s and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.
For more information about The Joint Commission, visit www.jointcommission.org.
About Pioneers in Quality™
The Pioneers in Quality™ program was created in 2016 to assist and recognize accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals and health systems that report eCQM data, as well as to share best practices for all hospitals and systems in gathering, analyzing and leveraging eCQM data for quality improvement through:
- Using eCQMs as part of organizational quality improvement efforts
- Harmonizing clinical decision support and quality measurement
- Optimizing clinical workflow to support eCQM collection alongside quality care
- Managing clinical and administrative data effectively
- Aligning quality reporting and operational measurement goals
- Educating clinicians on quality improvement and electronic data collection
For more information, visit the Pioneers in Quality™ web portal.