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Cardiac PQRS Measures

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atom Alliance helps physicians report on the following Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) measures via Certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology:

  • Hypertension: Controlling High Blood Pressure (PQRS #236, NQF #0018)
  • Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention (PQRS #226, NQF #0028
  • Ischemic Vascular Disease: Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic (PQRS #204, NQF #0068)
  • Cholesterol: Fasting Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL-C) Test Performed and Risk-Stratified Fasting LDL (PQRS #316)

We help practices:

  • Improve the use of their EHR for effective and timely data capture
  • Standardize blood pressure and smoking related data elements and electronic reporting
  • Promote smoking screening and cessation counseling
  • Leverage EHR functionality including clinical decision support, registry functions and beneficiary reminders/alerts. This may consist of capturing demographic data, including race, ethnicity and/or gender, preventive reminders, vital signs and beneficiary secure messaging.
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National Quality Strategy Toolkit
National Quality Strategy Toolkit

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National Quality Strategy Lever Fact Sheet
National Quality Strategy Lever Fact Sheet

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National Quality Strategy Fact Sheet
National Quality Strategy Fact Sheet

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QIO Program Progress Infographic 2011-2014
QIO Program Progress Infographic 2011-2014

Preview: QIO Program Progress Infographic 2011-2014
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1.68 MB | Last Updated: February 5, 2015

CMS Equity Plan
CMS Equity Plan

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