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Continual readiness promotes consistent survey success. More importantly, because surveys measure
  CMS releases six new quality measures
  SNF Readmission Measure: Top 10 Things You Should Know
  SNFRM as the first measure for the Skilled Nursing Facility Value Based Purchasing
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
  Five newly published measures on Nursing Home Compare
OCTOBER 26, 2018
The Joint Commission announced it was changing its interim life safety measure (ILSM) evaluation
APRIL 4, 2017
“If residents become comfortable with end-of-life discussions, then more of them will happ
JUNE 17, 2016
The Measure Applications Partnership, a partnership that guides the U.S. Department of Health and
Seven measure sets aim to alleviate the burden and cost of measuring clinical quality and will &q
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
CMS last week released a list of 97 reporting measures for hospit
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
On April 27, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) added six new quality measur
APRIL 29, 2016
Last week, CMS and the Core Quality Measures Collaborative (CQMC) made a huge announcement with t
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
We know that measuring healthcare quality helps healthcare systems improve. But we could and shou
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
On December 18, 2015, CMS posted the draft Quality Measure Development Plan, a strategic framewo
A new fact sheet is available for the Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) Readmission Measure (SNF
The call for public comment on the IMPACT Act of 2014’s cross-setting quality measure on re
The Joint Commission has released the latest changes to its ORYX performance measure reporting re
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
Measure a wound from inside edge to inside edge to correctly document wound size, and ensure that
Six Pediatric Quality Measures Program (PQMP) grantees have been given $13.4 million to test new
OCTOBER 4, 2016
  In the 2016 IPPS final rule, CMS added three new claims-based measures and one s
OCTOBER 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
Some pressure ulcer data was mistakenly excluded from recent CMS reports on quality measures for
Measurement is central to current discussions about the state of patient safety, as well as fede
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
The average medical practice spends 785 hours a year on quality measure reporting. That’s e
MARCH 15, 2016
When many people think of palliative care they think of care designed to increase comfort at th
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
Comments on the IMPACT Act Cross-Setting Quality Measure: Falls with Major Injury are due October
Hospices have taken a big step forward on pain assessment, the Hospice Item Set (HIS) measure tha
"There is so much emphasis placed upon on measurement that it becomes a burden that takes aw
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
Physician practices spend more than $15.4 billion each year reporting quality measures that nearl
Healthcare lacks valid patient safety measures even though much—from reimbursement to tra
Quality measures, such as the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program, the Hospital
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
Well-written goals correlate to assessment findings. The “measurement” component begi
How do we know if today’s quality measures are accurate? That is the question that Peter Pr
APRIL 26, 2016
If it passes in November, a California ballot measure would make the state the first in the nati
A skilled nursing facility that scores well on quality measures is not necessarily reducing resid
OCTOBER 17, 2014
The Joint Commission is putting its Top Performer on Key Quality Measures program on hiatus in 20
AUGUST 25, 2015
There's nothing more comforting than a freshly laundered basket of linens. It's ofte
AUGUST 21, 2014
Launch a successful CDI career with help from the experts at ACDIS in the comfort of your home or
DECEMBER 23, 2015
A brazen midday robbery from a patient room at a St. Louis hospital has increased security measur
JULY 2, 2015
On December 10, CMS posted a fact sheet and press release detailing new measures added and inform
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Last Friday, CMS posted the annual update for the 2014 electronic clinic quality measures (eCQM)
CMS will delay implementation of a chart-abstracted sepsis measure included in the IPPS fi
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Tuesday, February 10, for the live 90-minute webcast, Measuring CD
 When are hospitals required to implement interim Life Safety Code® measures?
The Joint Commission’s Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) are due for release on F
AUGUST 23, 2016
Quality measure overhaul coming to home health The National Quality Forum
You ask: The Acute Care Hospitalization measure is now weighted at 35% in value-based purcha
CMS is currently soliciting nominations for technical expert panel members for quality measures
AUGUST 12, 2016
Hospice providers are encouraged to preview their quality measure results based on Quarter 1- 201
The Certification and Survey Provider Enhance-ment Reports (CASPER) quality measures (QM) reports
JANUARY 4, 2019
It's been said that you can't manage what you can't measure. Therefore, time managemen
This measure is also a risk-adjusted measure, and it is derived from the following answers on the
We have just launched our annual Residency Coordinator Salary Survey to help us measure the comp
MAY 5, 2017
 Quality measures have been added to Physician Compare, a website that helps patients search
The quality measure “drug regimen review conducted with follow-up for identified issues&rdq
Local healthcare cultures that promote cures over end-of-life comfort may contribute to patients
by Kirsten Dize Agencies should continue efforts to get clinicians comfortable w
CMS finalized changes to multiple quality measures in the
If a skilled nursing facility gets high marks on quality measures it may have benefits for patien
DECEMBER 16, 2014
The measure is derived from the percentage of home health episodes of care during which the SOC/R
Dear readers, In the past I’ve written about the safety measures hospitals
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) released a new core measure that mandates evi
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
Most people take free, comfortable movement for granted. Motion is meant to be smooth and
A report on agency performance on this measure is provided to home health agencies as part of the
CMS' 2015 IPPS proposed rule, released April 30, focuses on quality measures, such as hosp
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Missouri Senate gave initial approval last week to a measure reinstating limits on noneconom
Medicare’s Value-Based Purchasing ties reimbursement to quality measures, assessing criteri
Effectively treating any infection requires a certain measure of early identification and rapid r
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
Dear readers, Each year, HCPro conducts the MSP Salary Survey to measure the comp
MARCH 24, 2016
The time and effort spent on reporting quality measure data has been a major drain on healthcare
AUGUST 16, 2016
Poor communication in healthcare has tangible, measurable effects. A new study released by
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
A recent Medscape survey, taken by more than 1,900 residents in over 29 specialties, measured the
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
In a new blog post, CMS announced that it was extending its electronic clinical quality measure (
JANUARY 24, 2017
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
JUSTCODING
We have just launched our annual Residency Coordinator Salary Survey to help us measure the compe
MAY 5, 2017
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
MARCH 9, 2017
Agencies continued to improve in several Home Health Compare measures included within value-based
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
JUSTCODING