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EHR quality indicator tracking

A process improvement pilot project to meet MACRA requirements

Savas, Andrea, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, CCRN; Smith, Eben, DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC; Hay, Brittany, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000554084.05450.0e
Feature: VALUE-BASED HEALTHCARE: DNP SPECIAL ISSUE
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Abstract: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services created the Quality Payment Program to award compensation to providers for offering evidence-based, high-value, and efficient care. This article outlines an information technology process improvement pilot project undertaken at a large primary care practice in western Florida to support readiness for Medicare Access and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Reauthorization Act of 2015 using new EHR quality indicator tracking features.

This article outlines an information technology process improvement pilot project undertaken at a large primary care practice in western Florida to support readiness for Medicare Access and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Reauthorization Act of 2015 using new EHR quality indicator tracking features.

Andrea Savas is an NP at Baycare Health Systems–Baycare Urgent Care, Tampa, Fla.

Eben Smith is a board-certified adult gerontology acute care NP and an adjunct instructor at the University of South Florida, Tampla, Fla.

Brittany Hay is an assistant professor in the University of South Florida Family Health Nursing Program, Tampa, Fla.

The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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