The launching of Outcomes Analytics+ marks an exciting shift in the field of healthcare analytics as the inclusion of outpatient data alongside inpatient data provides unprecedented access to insights, analysis, and performance comparatives. For nearly three decades, Quantros has been helping clients analyze and improve their performance with its vast dataset of 30 million CMS […]
Today, the US market is flooded with a variety of hospital awards. While each ranking system claims to identify the best quality healthcare providers in the nation, rarely will they agree on who those providers are. One study examined four different ranking systems’ evaluations of 844 hospitals, and found that only 10% of the hospitals […]
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently published the Calendar Year (CY) 2021 Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) Final Rule. The following is a summary of the finalized changes specific to the quality reporting programs. Click here to view the final rule in its entirety on the CMS website. The payment policies and […]
The goal of healthcare analytics software is to provide both a clear picture of hospital and physician performance and a foundation for data-based decision-making. Performance improvement, readmissions or cost reduction, finding mutually beneficial partnerships — these can all be uncovered with the use of the proper data analytics tool. Data vendors all have their own […]
See if your hospital won! CareChex Awards by Quantros are based on our peer-reviewed quality scoring system that compares inpatient quality performance across all general, acute care, non-federal hospitals in the nation.
Often, it takes a crisis or other significant disruption to draw attention to societal shortcomings and needs – and the COVID-19 pandemic has been no exception. From inadequate plans for remote work to confusion surrounding medical coding and supply chain disruption, a number of issues have cropped up in the wake of this unprecedented scenario. […]
During a pandemic like the one currently brought on by COVID-19, much of your attention is rightly focused on how you can best respond to the challenges presented by increased patient volumes and supply chain breakdowns. However, while documentation and coding may be back-of-mind at the moment, you can only truly assess how your hospital […]
Two essential components of creating patient value is measurement of cost and quality. In a new article Quantros’ Lindsey Klein, Vice President of Product, breaks down why Risk-Adjusted Models for Measuring Hospital Quality of Care are essential. Not all patients are created equal Publicly available hospital quality and safety information has diversified and proliferated significantly […]
Much has been written about the current state of healthcare and the dire implications for all stakeholders should we continue down the current path. With the allure of much lower costs for outpatient care, proper quality assessment is vital to protect consumers, assist employers, and spur performance improvement for providers.
The hospitals featured on Becker’s Healthcare’s 100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs list for 2018 have earned recognition for quality of care and patient satisfaction for orthopedic and spine surgery. Many are high-volume centers where surgeons annually perform hundreds, and in some cases thousands, of total joint replacements, in addition to less […]