Quality

CGCAHPS Domains (Percentile) By Visit Date As Of July 30, 2015

The CAHPS Clinician & Group Survey (CG-CAHPS) asks patients to report on and rate their recent experiences with clinicians and their staff.  The results of the Clinician & Group Survey assists on identifying the opportunities for improvement and tracking progress towards goals.

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2015 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)

Since 2009, most Practice Plan providers have participated in PQRS via claim submission. Beginning in 2014, because we consist of 100 + providers, we elected to participate in the Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO) via Web Interface submission. Utilizing the GPRO reporting method ensures that all Practice Plan providers will avoid Medicare Part B payment adjustments from both the PQRS …

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Access Enables Quality and Growth

At the intersection of Quality and Clinical Growth lies Access to care.  For GRMA, this means opening up clinic schedules, reducing wait times for patients to obtain appointments, as well as improving patient flow and throughput in our clinics which results in improved Clinical Throughput.  When all of these elements come together in a faculty practice it can become a …

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Meaningful Use – Eligible Provider Stage 2

GRHealth is attesting for Meaningful Use Stage 2 for Eligible Provider in calendar year 2015.  This attestation includes meeting 17 Core measures and 3 out of 6 Menu Set measures as mandated by CMS.  Every Eligible Provider (EP) attesting for Stage 2 needs to meet all of the 17 Core measures and 3 Menu set measures for a successful MU …

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Clinical Growth Update – December 2014

Led by Dr. Peter Buckley, the Clinical Growth Committee worked diligently with our Philips partners to complete the first phase of a comprehensive Clinical Growth Planning process. GRHealth physicians and administrators with support from Philips/Navigant completed Wave I of a clinical growth planning “deep dive” for several GRHealth programs including Pediatrics, Cancer Care, Orthopedics and Cardio-Thoracic services.  In 2015, we …

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Quality Update – December 2014

The two key areas for quality improvement will be in ACCESS and Service. Service performance in our clinics and practice sites will be measured through the patient satisfaction survey process using the Clinician & Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey – CG-CAHPS. Key focus areas of measurement include: Willingness to Recommend Overall Rating Follow Up on Test …

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