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STS National Database

Care Quality Measurement" gave an introduction to the STS National Database, discussed public reporting with the STS National Database and discussed the connection between CVE's, quality ...

Apr 03,2014

Resource Type: Presentation

Driving Health Care Transformation in Communities Across America 2012

Data on quality, cost and patient experience measures are being collected and publicly reported ... Report ... now have access to information on the quality of care provided by local providers through reports that ...

Aug 02,2012

Resource Type: Report

Aligning Forces to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Findings from an Assessment of AF4Q Hospital, Provider and Health Plan R/E/L Data Collection Practices

Report A report summarizing the aggregate findings from the assessment of current R/E/L data collection and use ... standardized patient race, ethnicity and language (R/E/L) data; Analysis of performance measures by ...

Aug 01,2011

Resource Type: Report

Puget Sound: Using Transparency to Encourage Accountability

the Alliance used a multi-stakeholder process to create a report on variations in generic drug prescribing among and within medical groups in the four classes of drugs measured in the 2011 Community ...

May 21,2012

Resource Type: Bright Spot

In Any Language: Improving the quality and availability of language services in hospitals

Report In Any Language: Improving the Quality and Availability of Language Services  is the final report of the ... improve the language services these health care organizations provide. The report includes performance ...

Aug 01,2011

Resource Type: Report

Improving Patient Experience in the Inpatient Setting A Case Study of Three Hospitals

patients of its Women's Cancer Program; and United Hospital of Allina Hospitals & Clinics ... Case Study Across the United States, hospitals are asking patients to report on their experience during their ...

Apr 11,2012

Resource Type: Case Study

Puget Sound: Engaging Purchasers, Driving Improvement

Bright Spot The Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) Puget Sound Health Alliance had long been reporting physician ... performance measurement tools and processes, landing finally on eValue8TM, a standardized ...

May 21,2012

Resource Type: Bright Spot

Insights from Aligning Forces for Quality

discuss how communities are using data to measure and report on the performance of local doctors; measurably improving the quality of care delivered; engaging patients in their health care; and exploring ...

Sep 25,2012

Resource Type: Presentation

Legal Notes - Medicare Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, October 2011

abilities to control readmissions. Risk-adjustment Readmission Measure: Monitor HRRP's impact ... report any adverse results to CMS. Applicable Hospital and Payment Calculation: Communicate the ...

Oct 31,2011

Resource Type: Primer/Brief

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