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Illustrating Innovation Through Bright Spots

(Ambulatory Care, Care Across Settings, Consumer Engagement, Cost & Efficiency, Hospital Care, Measurement & Reporting, Patient-Centered Care, Payment Reform) ... innovation and experimentation going on every day, in ways big and small, where change can be measured ...

May 21,2012

Resource Type: Bright Spot

Using Data to Reduce Disparities and Improve Quality: A Guide for Health Care Organizations

Apr (Equity, Measurement & Reporting) ...

Apr 15,2014

Resource Type: Primer/Brief

Present Missing Data Clearly: Engaging Consumers in Quality Information

(Consumer Engagement, Measurement & Reporting, Health Information Technology (HIT)) ... Explaining why data are missing from comparative quality reports improves the transparency and consumer-friendliness of reports, thus facilitating an understanding of differences in quality. In turn, this improves ...

May 21,2012

Resource Type: How-to

Leveraging Existing Patient Survey Efforts: A Decision Guide

(Ambulatory Care, Measurement & Reporting, Patient-Centered Care) ... Alliances) is the public reporting of standardized measures of patients’ experiences with ambulatory care from the CAHPS Clinician & Group Survey (CG-CAHPS). One way to satisfy this requirement is to take ...

Nov 13,2012

Resource Type: How-to

The Benefits of CAHPS®

Apr (Hospital Care, Measurement & Reporting, Patient-Centered Care) ... discussing the growing importance of measuring patient experience and providing the information and tools needed to help stakeholders get up to speed. Measuring ...

Apr 30,2012

Resource Type: Article/Commentary/Opinion

Lessons Learned from Consumer Testing of Aligning Forces for Quality Websites

10 (Consumer Engagement, Measurement & Reporting, Health Information ... During 2010 and 2011, eight community-based organizations tested new or existing public reporting ... public reporting website based on the lessons learned from that testing. The recommendations focus on ...

May 21,2012

Resource Type: Lessons Learned

EHRs Are Not Enough: Essential Elements for Using Electronic Tools for Improvement

(Ambulatory Care, Measurement & Reporting, Health Information Technology (HIT)) ... opportunities and challenges of using electronic data for clinical quality reporting and performance measurement ... health IT to do clinically-based performance measurement for AF4Q and to have a practice-based technology ...

Jan 31,2012

Resource Type: Presentation

Displays of Trend Data: Findings from the Field

(Measurement & Reporting) ... and resource use information—reported that trends in costs, resource use, and quality measures provide ... communities that publicly report trend data are using it as a quality improvement indicator and tool. While ...

May 21,2012

Resource Type: Lessons Learned

A Community’s Approach to Reducing Readmissions

(here) (Ambulatory Care, Care Across Settings, Consumer Engagement, Hospital Care, Measurement & ... share best practices, measure activities and make changes. There’s no shortage of activity .” –Summer ... Measurement: A Community's Approach to Reducing Readmissions, presents hospitals' strategies in three ...

Oct 04,2011

Resource Type: Lessons Learned

WCHQ's Use of STS and ACC Data in Public Reports

Care Quality Measurement" gave a brief background on who WCHQ is, the registry measures WCHQ publicly reports, why WCHQ chose to report these measures and the data collection and reporting process and lessons learned for CVE's considering reporting registry measures ...

Apr 03,2014

Resource Type: Presentation

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