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Q Corp featured in Data Sharing White Paper

Announcements August 24, 2017

Effective data sharing is critical to the success of population-based payment (PBP) models because the many components of the models—patient attribution, financial benchmarking, and performance measurement—require timely data in order to function.

Portland Health Firm to Merge with Salt Lake City GroupExternal Link

News May 14, 2017
Portland Business Journal
About nine months after entering into a strategic business partnership, Oregon Health Care Quality Corp. and Salt Lake City-based HealthInsight Management Corp. have agreed to merge. The governing boards of those groups and HealthInsight Oregon, formerly known as Acumentra Health, approved the merger. HealthInsight and Q Corp have already collaborated on health care quality improvement and transformation efforts nationally for several years.

Q Corp to Merge with HealthInsight

Announcements April 27, 2017

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.

Q Corp Partners with Oregon Medical Association for Oregon MACRA Playbook Event

Announcements March 28, 2017

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.

Q Corp Featured in State of Reforms' "5 Things We're Watching"External Link

News March 8, 2017
State of Reform
This summarizes the recent Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation (Q Corp) report which looked at cost and utilization across five regional markets (Oregon, Utah, Maryland, St. Louis and Minnesota). The report showed that Oregon health care utilization is lower than in the other regions but average prices are the highest—17% above the regional average (and 25% higher for inpatient).

Institute Leads National Presentation on Practice Facilitation

Announcements March 1, 2017

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.