"The premise is that a network-based CQM
tool is going to actually produce higher scores for the provider than just what the EHR may be able to do," Brandt explains.
Very small implementations have proven successful in collecting information for CQMs
with a positive patient response and significant return on investment.
Providers demonstrating meaningful use had to report on three required CQMs
and three additional CQMs
selected from a list of optional measures.
The data reported to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for CQMs
must originate from an EHR that has been certified for 2014 standards.
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Further contributing to alignment momentum, in early May 2015, CMS released the list of clinical quality measures for 2016 reporting and made a point to note that the number of CQMs
in Meaningful Use is not increasing.
For stage 2 of meaningful use, clinicians must meet or exceed the thresholds for the 17 core objectives and 3 menu objectives (see tables, above), as well as report on defined Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs
As CVFP works toward PCMH transformation, i2iTracks has provided a systematic approach for implementing policies and protocols, reporting on clinical quality measures (CQMs
), and transforming care teams to help their first site achieve Level 3 PCMH certified this July.
While Stage 1 set the groundwork, the clinical quality measurements (CQMs
) in Stage 2 will require significant resources, both from an IT and clinical standpoint, to be managed on a continual basis.