Q-Musings Blog

Join us at HUBWeek – Free event hosted by QPID Health

The annual HUBWeek event celebrates Boston’s innovative communities in healthcare, science, technology and the arts. We are pleased to have been selected to host a free event in our offices on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 5:30-7:30 pm. Experts in Natural Language Processing (NLP), Machine Learning, and Data Sciences will be on hand to share how we […]

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eviCore Designated by CMS as Qualified CDSM for Decision Support Mandate

We are pleased to share news from our parent company, eviCore healthcare, whose CDS solution has been recognized as a Qualified Clinical Decision Support Mechanism (CDSM) by CMS. In addition, the tool incorporates Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) via a partnership with Medical Guidelines Institute, designated by CMS as a Provider Led Entity (PLE). As part […]

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Prior Authorization breakfast forum @ HIMSS – Sponsored by eviCore healthcare and QPID Health

QPID Health and our parent company eviCore healthcare are proud to join forces with HIMSS by sponsoring this first-time forum on prior authorization. As part of our commitment to enabling better outcomes and to evidence-based care, eviCore has been in the forefront of modernizing prior authorization with advanced clinical analytics technology. And we are promoting transparency […]

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Quality reporting costs a cool $15.8b annually for 4 common physician specialties

By Amy Krane, Marketing. At HIMSS16 earlier this month, CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt cited EHR usability and burdensome data entry requirements as big hurdles in the move to paying doctors for value not volume. Clinicians are reluctantly spending a large chunk of their time checking boxes and documenting information that is used solely for quality reporting. We knew things were […]

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Why our expansion at Partners matters and thanks to the Globe for spreading the word

By Amy Krane, Marketing. In case you missed it, we announced our expanded enterprise agreement with Partners Healthcare earlier this month. Under the agreement, QPID solutions will be rolled out to all 10 Partners’ hospitals and associated physician organizations. (We started our journey as an in-house informatics program at Massachusetts General Hospital 10 years ago, so […]

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Sharing our favorite moments of 2015

By Amy Krane, Marketing. 2015 was an exciting year for the QPID Health team. We released new products, were recognized by a leading industry analyst for our innovative and impactful solutions, and launched a new website. Most important, our solutions were selected by some of the most renowned healthcare systems in the country to help them […]

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Why the CFO should care about health IT as much as the CIO

By Mike Doyle, President & CEO. The full article on this topic was published in Beckers’ Hospital CFO, Dec. 7, 2015.  When one considers the confluence of regulatory change, digital technology, and capital forces affecting medical professionals today, it’s safe to say there has been no other time in healthcare quite like the period we are […]

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“Can we afford clinical data registries?” Hear How in this On Demand Webinar

We were pleased to host Julie McDonald, Director, Clinical Analytics, Providence Regional Healthcare Center, on a webinar on Nov. 19. She covered the escalating demand for participation in clinical data registries, and organizational and technological strategies to meet that demand. (Listen in at your convenience to this 30 minute On Demand Webinar.) Here are a few of […]

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Registries are demanding your data. Are you prepared? Get advice from an expert at our Nov 19 WEBINAR

Clinical registries provide timely real-world data on outcomes for health interventions. Unlike clinical trials, which by design are exclusionary, registries document the experience of a broad group of patients and produce real world evidence. Although the benefits of participation are clear – the ACS NSQIP surgical registry reports savings of on average $3 million per […]

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