Population Health News: Healthcare Quality, Safety Measurement: The Journey Is Slow, but Goals Make Effort Worthwhile

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By Frank Mazza, M.D. The pursuit of defining and measuring both clinical quality and patient safety in healthcare is a laudable goal that features inextricably linked essential elements. Would anyone question perfecting the stopping power of Porsche brakes, the side impact protection of Volvo roll cages or the road handling of Michelin tires in terms […] Read more

Managed Healthcare Executive: Preventing human errors in healthcare

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Human error is a determining factor in 70% to 80% of industrial accidents, as well as in a large percentage of errors and adverse events experienced in healthcare. In fact, it’s a commonly held belief in some healthcare settings that human error represents the root cause of many adverse events. Read more

PSQH Viewpoint: Let’s Fix One Real Problem with Patient Safety

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Patient Safety and Quality in Healthcare. Measurement has proven foundational to advancing individual and collective performance in every business endeavor, vocational pursuit, professional sport, and recreational hobby. People do not always appreciate being measured, and some fear the implication more than others. But every successful advancement over the past century has been [...] Read more

Healthcare Finance News: With ICD-10 rollout past, healthcare providers brace for quality coding deadline

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While the changeover to ICD-10 has gotten most of the attention, there are even more coding challenges on the horizon as providers prepare for mandatory quality reporting measure set to begin in 2017. As with all of healthcare, coding is now moving toward quality. And what has to this point been optional, next year will […] Read more

Market Watch-Dow Jones: CareChex Study Recognizes Nation’s Top Quality Health Systems for Cardiac Care

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CareChex, a division of Comparion Medical Analytics, released a new study which identifies the nation’s highest quality health systems for providing cardiac services. The study analyzed three (3) years of data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality using the company’s patent-pending quality rating methodology. The [...] Read more

Boston Globe: CareChex Study Identifies Nation’s Top 10 High Quality Health Systems

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CareChex, a division of Comparion Medical Analytics, released a new study which identifies the nation’s highest quality health systems for overall hospital care. The study analyzed data from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality using the company’s patent-pending quality rating methodology which evaluates hospital [...] Read more

Wall Street Journal: CareChex Study Identifies Best and Worst States for Safe Hospital Care

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CareChex, a division of Comparion Medical Analytics, which specializes in rating the quality of U.S. hospital care, released a new study that evaluates the relative performance of each state and the District of Columbia across 12 patient safety indicators. The study utilized patient safety measures developed by the federal government’s Agency for Healthcare Research and […] Read more

Nashville Business Journal: Change Healthcare Engages Comparion to Further Enhance its Healthcare Quality Data Offering

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Consumer engagement and cost transparency leader Change Healthcare announced today a new partner in quality reporting: Comparion. One of the nation’s largest sources of healthcare information, Comparion will provide Change Healthcare clients with access to physician efficiency measures not available from any public information source. “Change Healthcare is the first [...] Read more

Fierce Healthcare: U.S. News Best Hospital Rankings Shouldn’t be the Gold Standard

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U.S. News & World Report’s best hospital list may mislead consumers about the hospitals’ quality of care, according to a Comparion Medical Analytics study that points out what it thinks are flaws in the criteria. Comparion argues that there are flaws in the rankings’ criteria, mainly based on reputation, survival rates and patient safety indicators […] Read more
 

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