quality

Start MACRA reporting with a HIPAA risk assessment, or don’t start at allHere are five key security risk assessment elements to identify and remediate.
Four priorities your health plan must embrace to thrive in the future
Four priorities your health plan must embrace to thrive in the futureHealth plans of the future will focus on consumers: designing products, care and services to support improved health.
Five ways to close gaps in care and build a successful quality improvement programBy deploying a proactive, year-round strategy that aligns data analytics with a focused approach for addressing gaps in care, your organization can turn routine quality measurement and reporting activities into a true strategic advantage by ensuring that quality measurably improves across key metrics.
Health execs: How I feel about healthcare’s futureWe asked executives how they feel about the future of healthcare. Here’s what they said.
Up for debate: CMS Star Ratings releasedExperts break down the controversy over the agency’s release of Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings.
Top challenges in measuring cancer care qualityDetermining what to measure, and how best to measure it, can be surprisingly complex—and appropriate metrics can vary between cancer types and patient populations.
Opinion: 6 ways to modernize federal health data policyCreating a national data policy framework for empowered consumer choices.
State exchange first to set quality, cost standards for health plansCovered California adopts significant new changes to its contracts with health insurers as part of an aim to take health care reform to the next level.
CMS confirms path toward payment reformAgency hits 30% value-based target goal 11 months ahead of schedule.
Dementia costs surpass those of all other diseases
Dementia costs surpass those of all other diseasesShared resources, specialized drugs key to curbing costs