Using public quality measures and
Once the root cause of quality outliers have been identified, 3M consultants work with facilities to develop hospital-specific improvement plans that include education, documentation improvement, redesign of workflows for either concurrent or post-discharge quality reviews, and more. The program is enhanced with a team-based approach to training that breaks down cross-functional silos and barriers. Ongoing monitoring and measurement promotes long-term success, helping to ensure that coding, clinical documentation improvement, quality and clinical teams deliver improved quality measures and accurate outcomes data going forward.
"With the rise of value-based purchasing and new risk-sharing agreements between payers and providers, it's crucial that quality performance data be accurate," said
Quality metrics analyzed by 3M Quality Services include Hospital-acquired Conditions (HACs) and All-Cause Readmissions (ACRs) identified by the
Also included are 3M Potentially Preventable Complications (3M PPCs) and 3M Potentially Preventable Readmissions (3M PPRs), which identify potentially preventable events, and 3M All Patient Refined DRGs (3M APR DRGs), the industry standard for risk adjusting patient populations based on severity of illness and risk of mortality. 3M proprietary classification methodologies are used by more than 30 states for quality reporting and/or
3M Quality Services builds on the 3M DRG Assurance Program,
Visit the web for more information about 3M Quality Services or call 800-367-2447. About 3M Health Information SystemsBest known for its market-leading coding system and ICD-10 expertise, 3M Health Information Systems delivers innovative software and consulting services designed to raise the bar for clinical documentation improvement, computer-assisted coding, performance monitoring, and quality outcomes reporting.
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