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Quality Update - Health care quality issues for Minnesota's health care leaders

Quality Update Spring 2017

Stratis Health publishes the Quality Update Newsletter twice a year. The electronic publication is an update on health care quality topics and issues for Minnesota's health care leaders. In this publication we aim to provide Minnesota thought leaders with news, issues, and perspectives on health care quality and patient safety.

Complete issue (8-page PDF)

This Issue

Collaboration and Innovation in a Changing Landscape
Innovative collaborative efforts should set the course for health care quality in uncertain times. From Jennifer P. Lundblad, Stratis Health President and CEO.

Incenting Health Care Transformation
Views on today's rapidly changing payment and value-based care environment. Perspective from Beth Monsrud, CPA, Stratis Health board member and senior vice president and chief financial officer of UCare Minnesota.

2017 Begins Medicare’s New Approach to Quality
The Quality Payment Program (QPP) will move forward. Are you ready for the options? Perspective from Lisa Gall, DNP, Clinical Program Manager, Stratis Health. Also, download the new Stratis Health MIPS Estimator.

Framing Value in Cancer Care
Leveraging QPP to achieve Minnesota’s cancer plan goals.

Looking at the Numbers: Minnesota Hospice Goal Aims to Increase Quality of Care for Cancer Patients
Achieving some QPP hospice measures, but Minnesota's cancer plan sets a higher bar.

Medicare QIN-QIO Program Early Impact
Data show that the QIO Program is making a difference and care is improving for Medicare beneficiaries.

Building Healthier Communities Awards
10 years of promoting a culture of health care quality and patient safety in Minnesota.

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