Topic: Week 3 EHR Optimization Part 1
Watch the Data Definition Simulation to guide you through collecting the necessary information.
Navigate to the eCQI Resource Center.
Complete the Performance Measure Data Definition worksheet for CSM122v8’s data definition.
Answer the following questions:
What data needs to be captured to calculate this eCQM?
What codes must be entered into the EHR so that this data is calculated and reported accurately?
submit the completed Performance Measure Data Definition worksheet and your answers to the questions above.
In this assignment, you will explore how to use eCC)Ms as a means to optimize the EHR, which in turn improves the health outcomes for patients related to the specific issue of the eCQM, eCQM performance improvement has multiple positive outcomes:
Quality of care – Improved outcomes for patients
Regulatory compliance – Supports meaningful use
Recognition for quality of care provided – Awards and improved image’in the community -Financial benefit – Improved outcomes are the basis for payment models eCQMs were created by CMS and the ONC to be a standardized tool to measure the quality and effectiveness of care and have aligned them to the triple aim of health care:
Improved population health
Improved quality of care and patient experience
tower cost of care