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NCQA Issues Quality Matters Newsletter

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has issued its Quality Matters newsletter, which can be read below.

June 1, 2022
Quality Matters


Digital Quality Summit: Exciting Collaboration AND a Contest
NCQA and HL7’s Digital Quality Summit is, as always, all-virtual, interactive and collaborative.  But this year, we add a competition modeled after the popular TV show, Shark Tank.  Get the details and register now.  Let us make you an offer.

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Digital Solutions Pilot: Six Organizations and the Cutting Edge
NCQA’s inaugural Digital Quality Solutions pilot is underway.  It’s a software development project with six trailblazing health plans, delivery systems and health information technology firms.  They’ll share their insight on NCQA software and next generation measure prototypes to align quality measurement across the healthcare system.

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Clinical Collaborative Opportunity: Colonoscopy Follow-Ups
NCQA is recruiting plan participants to help with a year-long learning lab effort to improve the rate of colonoscopy follow-ups after a positive result with preliminary, less invasive tests.

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Inside Health Care: Reintegrating Behavioral Health
May was Mental Health Awareness Month.  So, just before we move quickly to June, we wanted to take one more look at the importance of behavioral health care as a component of routine care.  Montefiore Medical Group, an NCQA Recognized PCMH, has earned Distinction in Behavioral Health.  We tell you about the group’s efforts, challenges and success.

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Plan to Join Us, Fireside
NCQA’s Public Policy Team prepares for yet another Fireside Chat with Peggy O’Kane and the Director of the Arizona Health Care Cost and Containment System (AHCCCS), Jami Snyder.  She manages the resources of acute, behavioral health and long-term care services and supports for more than 2.3 million Arizona residents.  Mark your calendar and register now.

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Gratitude: Committee on Performance Measurement
NCQA’s Committee on Performance Measurement says “so long” to two key contributors and its staff liaison.  As the trio marked their final meeting, the committee paused to honor their impactful service.  We have a summary.

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