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Mass General files performance improvement plan with state

Health Care Dive

Massachusetts' largest hospital system has set cost savings targets after state regulators found fault with its healthcare spending growth and pressured the nonprofit to scale back a proposed expansion project.

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Revision to SOM: Hospital Appendix A – Quality Assessment & Performance Improvement (QAPI) Program

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare On March 9, 2023, CMS posted QSO-23-09-Hospital. The initial 4-pages of this document are the Memorandum with the remaining 17 pages are the CMS Condition of Participation, Hospital Appendix A – QAPI Guidance Updates.


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What’s ONC-certified health IT? Why Do We Require it for MIPS 2023 Reporting?


Quality Reporting and Performance Improvement MIPS reporting requires healthcare providers to report on various quality measures. So, they demonstrate improvement over time by doing so. ONC-certified health IT systems often include functionalities for data analytics, reporting, and performance monitoring.

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Executive Leadership Rounds: 9 Steps to Improve HCAHPS + Staff Engagement & Retention

Readiness Rounds

Secure unanimous commitment from the senior team to initiate performance improvement initiatives targeting areas identified with high failure rates. Sustainable Performance Improvement Ensure the Senior Team is committed to taking PI action on the results of their efforts. Make it digitally automated.

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PatientBond, Vizient team up for digital behavior change tools

Healthcare It News

Patient engagement SaaS provider PatientBond and healthcare performance improvement and analytics company Vizient are partnering up to provide Vizient member healthcare organizations with digital patient engagement and behavior change programs. WHY IT MATTERS.

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The Benefits Of Strong QAPI Programs In Home Health Care

Home Health Care

Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) programs have been ubiquitous in the home health space for the past few years, but in light of the nationwide expansion of the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP), the process may begin to hold more weight than ever. This article is a part of your HHCN+ Membership.

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How to Improve Your VBP Scores and Boost Medicare Payments

Home Health Care

Since CMS standardized it in 2018, Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement program, or QAPI, has served as a guiding light for home-based care providers. Every agency should be doing some form of performance improvement, some form of QAPI,” Griffin says. This makes it a highly effective approach.