It’s hard to believe QTR 4, 2016 is well under way. Hospitals are starting to validate QRDA data for reporting electronic Clinical Quality Measures (CQM). The alignment of CQM reporting for the EHR incentive program and Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) program has not come without many challenges, including several months of preparation and changes to make it happen.
As a nurse, I’m used to interpreting patient orders full of abbreviations & jargon. Acronyms, Latin abbreviations, and documentation shortcuts coined by nurses in the world of paper charting; one could think clinicians speak a different language. But then there’s CMS semantics...
If you are a nurse or involved with quality at your healthcare organization, you know that quality reporting is complicated. Your primary responsibility is to provide the best quality care, but you...Read More
For the last several years, Iatric Systems Visual SmartBoard™ has been helping healthcare organizations detect the early signs for sepsis. Identifying sepsis requires examining multiple clinical...Read More