Quality measures are central to high-value care. Learn how quality measures are used to improve patient care as well as see how we work with all stakeholders to identify the measure gaps.
Despite its notable negative impact on patient outcomes and costs of care, malnutrition is an area that has largely remained unaddressed by national programs and initiatives.
In 2015, Avalere Health and the Center for Medical Technology Policy will work together to develop the Partnership for Enhanced Recovery to promote broader adoption of proven protocols in the surgical space across a number of US hospitals.
Listen to Avalere's Debbie Lucas explain the complex world of quality measurement.
In the Calendar Year (CY) 2015 End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS) final rule released on October 31, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a 2015 base per treatment rate of $239.43, up slightly from $239.02 in CY 2014.
"On June 10, 2014, the Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP) in collaboration with Avalere Health hosted a multi-stakeholder forum in Baltimore, Maryland, to discuss potential challenges and opportunities to accelerate the adoption of enhanced recovery protocols (ERPs) in the U.S.
Debbie Lucas from Avalere Health will discuss the emerging and complex quality landscape from the perspectives of healthcare stakeholders, including providers, health systems, health plans and others across the industry.
Listen to Debbie Lucas discuss how quality measurement can lead to improvements in the quality of care and the impact on providers.
The use of quality and performance measures in public reporting, value-based purchasing, and alternative payment models is altering clinical practice by providing incentives to improve quality measures performance and provide high-value care. Debbie Lucas helps many stakeholders seek to understand these measures, assess their business impacts, and use the information to guide decision-making.
In the Calendar Year (CY) 2015 End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS) proposed rule released on July 2, CMS proposes a 2015 base per treatment rate of $239.33, up slightly from $239.02 in CY 2014.
Avalere’s experts will be presenting several posters at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting in San Diego.
Malnutrition is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality, especially among the elderly.
On Feb. 21, CMS enhanced the Physician Compare website to include the addition of quality measures to indicate the performance achieved on a set number of specific metrics.