Category Archives: Health Promotion

Core Measures: We Have Quality Consensus

Today marks a real step forward in the effort to measure the quality of health care in a coordinated and consistent manner. The Core Quality Measures Collaborative announced that he developed a framework for the future . The group, which includes a number of quality improvement organizations, including NCQA, has established consensus on core sets of measures for some areas

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In What Year Were the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Established?

February Monthly Quiz Question: In what year were the Medicare and Medicaid Service Centers (CMS) created? <img class="alignnone wp-image-2783 size-full" src="https://mdthinks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/in-what-year-were-the-centers-for-medicare-medicaid-services-established.jpg" alt=" Medicaid "width =" 640 "height =" 229 "/> Multiple Choice Options: # 1: 1964 # 2: 1965 # 3: 1966 # 4: 1967 OK! # 2-1965. This is a trick question. But the foundation of what was going

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Public Policy Roundup

<img class="size-medium wp-image-3730 aligncenter" src="https://mdthinks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/public-policy-roundup.jpg" alt=" 20160902_195631 "width =" 300 "height =" 169 "/> A special edition of late summer Public Policy Weekly clips bringing the best national, state and private health items of the week, here are our choices: National: Patients in team practices with integrated behavioral health have better outcomes, lower costs. 2 / 3ds of voters want

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One More Step for Behavioral Health

<img class=" wp-image-3904" src="https://mdthinks.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/one-more-step-for-behavioral-health.jpg" alt=" One Step Further for Behavioral Health "width =" 262 "height =" 180 "/> One Step Further for Behavioral Health NCQA is proud to support other organizations to support the measures who improve the program In a joint letter to Seema Verma, administrator of Medicare and Medicaid service centers, NCQA and 15 organizations are calling for

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