As Medicare, Medicaid, employers, and commercial payers press for new ways of paying for care, the data sharing enterprise will become an ever more important component of provider and payer strategic planning. Q Corp is proud to be included in this recently released report from the Health Care Payment LAN: Data Sharing Requirements Initiative: Collaborative Approaches to Advance Data Sharing. The goal of this report is to assist individual organizations in making strategic decisions about data sharing.
HealthInsight Management Corporation, HealthInsight Oregon and Q Corp have approved an agreement for Q Corp to merge with HealthInsight. Board approval of the merger follows six months of joint exploration as part of a strategic partnership development contract, announced last August. Over the next six months, our organizational leaders will work together to finalize a governance and leadership plan, realign corporate structure and staffing, and finalize integration. Mylia Christensen will continue to serve as executive director of both Q Corp and HealthInsight Oregon.
Announcing the save the date for the Oregon MACRA Playbook Conference. Through insightful breakout sessions, keynote addresses and networking, participants will learn about opportunities for improvement, collaboration and how MACRA applies to primary care, specialty care, independent practice and systems.
The Patient-Centered Primary Care Institute is excited to announce the launch of the online modules on the Institute website!
Q Corp was invited to the state capitol twice over the last couple of weeks to speak about commercial health care costs in Oregon.
Last week Q Corp Senior Program Director Kate Elliott facilitated a national webinar for the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, a CMS-funded initiative to support more than 140,000 clinician practices over the next four years in sharing, adapting and further developing their comprehensive quality improvement strategies. This webinar featured a panel of top-notch practice facilitators, including three from Oregon. Read more here.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has named the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) as a recipient in year one of a potential five-year contract worth $3.5 million.