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

Quality Update Spring 2018

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

Signals from Medicare
Three important signals related to quality are coming from CMS. Perspective from Jennifer P. Lundblad, Stratis Health President and CEO.

Engaging Physicians in Quality Improvement
Views on today's rapidly changing payment and value-based care environment. Perspective from Craig Svendsen, MD, Stratis Health board member and retired chief medical quality officer and physician lead for HealthEast Care System's Quality Institute and Quality Program.

Open Your Clinical Notes
It's time to empower patients with their complete health story. Perspective from Susan Severson, Vice President, Health Information Technology, Stratis Health.

Measuring Quality for Medicare Consumers
One year into the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.

MIPS Estimator Drives Clinician Success in the QPP
The tool provides a straight-forward means to help clinicians meet the complex requirements of MIPS. Stratis Health 2018 MIPS Estimator

Looking at the Numbers: Better Care for Medicare Consumers
The collaborative work of health care providers in the region is showing strong results across key national initiatives, under the leadership of Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network.

Building Healthier Communities Awards
Three new grants through our community benefit program promote a culture of health.

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