Successfully Submits patient data under The Joint Commission Option 2 Electronic Clinical Quality Reporting (eCQM) for ORYX Performance Measurement
Columbia, MD, March 10th, 2016 — Medisolv, Inc., a recognized leader in Quality Management and Reporting Solutions, is proud to announce that it has successfully completed reporting electronic clinical quality measures data for The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) to The Joint Commission under Option 2 of the ORYX® Performance Measurement Program. The entire submission including all six Core Measure Sets were submitted electronically in the new QRDA I format without any manually abstracted data. Medisolv maintains its leadership in eCQM reporting as the only vendor to have successfully submitted patient data in both TJC Option 2 and the first year of the CMS electronic quality reporting pilot.
“We are very proud of this achievement. I want to congratulate our team for their dedication and hard work. We thank our partners at The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). This would not be possible without their active collaboration. Together we have significantly moved the ball forward in electronic quality reporting” said Dr. Zahid Butt, CEO of Medisolv.
“This is another example of our commitment to leverage health IT for improving quality of care for our patients. Our substantial investments in an EHR and clinical workflow optimization were crucial in production of high quality data that made this submission possible,” said Dr. Danielle Scheurer, Chief Quality Officer of MUSC.
“We are pleased to see the commitment to electronic reporting of quality data coming to fruition. It was an extensive undertaking by all parties and we congratulate their hard work,” said David Baker, MD, MPH, FACP, and Executive Vice President of Healthcare Quality Evaluation at The Joint Commission.
About Medisolv, Inc.
Medisolv, Inc. is a national leader in Quality Management and Reporting solutions covering electronic, abstracted and claims based quality measures. Medisolv’s ENCOR is an integrated suite of software modules designed to meet the challenges of alignment between electronic quality measures and manual abstraction in CMS and Joint Commission quality reporting programs. These include CMS hospital inpatient (IQR), hospital outpatient (OQR) and physician quality reporting (PQRS). All Joint Commission quality reporting options, including Option 2 (eCQM only), are fully supported. ENCOR is ONC certified (2014 edition) for all 29 hospital, and 64 provider eCQMs used for Stage 2 Meaningful Use quality reporting. Medisolv Quality Management and Reporting solutions have received the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association (AHA). For more information about Medisolv, visit www.medisolv.com.
Founded in 1824 in Charleston, The Medical University of South Carolina is the oldest medical school in the South. Today, MUSC continues the tradition of excellence in education, research, and patient care. MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and residents, and has nearly 13,000 employees, including approximately 1,500 faculty members. As the largest non-federal employer in Charleston, the university and its affiliates have collective annual budgets in excess of $2.2 billion. MUSC operates a 750-bed medical center, which includes a nationally recognized Children’s Hospital, the Ashley River Tower (cardiovascular, digestive disease, and surgical oncology), Hollings Cancer Center (a National Cancer Institute designated center) Level I Trauma Center, and Institute of Psychiatry. For more information on academic information or clinical services, visit musc.edu. For more information on hospital patient services, visit muschealth.org.
About The Joint Commission
The Joint Commission Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Learn more about The Joint Commission atwww.jointcommission.org.