Posts Tagged ‘Measurement’
Measurement Blog | Simplifying & Refining Quality Measures to Reduce Burden
In this current day and age of electronic health records (EHRs) it is hard to remember a time when all health records were maintained on paper. Clinical data was collected as a part of a time limited study or a sample, and full population data was almost unheard of. Some of the earliest population-based quality…Read More
President’s Blog | What does the COVID-19 pandemic mean for health care measurement and reporting?
As the COVID-19 crisis continues to upend business as usual in health care, many people are wondering what it will mean for health care quality and cost measurement and reporting. In the near term, there are questions about data collection to measure 2019 health care provider and health plan performance. In the longer term, there…Read More
Collaboration Blog | March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
By Matt Flory (American Cancer Society) and Jessica Donovan (MN Community Measurement) In Minnesota, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death. Routine screening can detect cancer earlier, even before symptoms occur, which makes it easier to treat. In some cases, precancerous polyps detected during screening can…Read More