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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - Shereef Elnahal, MD, MBA Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health, Chief of Quality, Safety, and Value, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Even if you were never in the military, the Veterans Administration probably has a hand in the care you receive. Almost two-thirds of physicians in the US who were trained in this country received […]Quality Talks 2017 Shereef Elnahal: From Crowdsourcing to Sharing With the CrowdMatt Brock
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - Josh Rosenthal, PhD Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, RowdMap, Inc. The book and the Brad Pitt movie, “Moneyball” is a true story. It’s about underdogs who use data to build pro baseball teams that win a lot but don’t cost a lot. Josh Rosenthal is living—and leading—a health care version of Moneyball. Baseball is minor league […]Quality Talks 2017 Josh Rosenthal, PhD: 50 Shades of VariationMatt Brock
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - Lynn Banaszak Founding Executive Director, Disruptive Health Technology Institute Lynn Banaszak connects professions that are too often strangers to one another: medicine and engineering. She finds—and funds—experiments that apply engineering solutions to health care problems. She works at one of the country’s top science and technology universities, yet she has learned there’s more to good […]Quality Talks 2017 Lynn Banaszak: Building Health Care’s FutureMatt Brock
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - Kyle Hill, Co-Founder & CEO, Harvey Eastern medicine has been around for centuries. It emphasizes nutrition, prevention and natural self-healing. Evidence-based medicine is part of the Western medical tradition. It relies on science and is relatively new. What happens when you mix East and West? Kyle Hill is convinced you get better health care, and […]Quality Talks 2017 Kyle Hill: Toward More Complete Health & WellbeingMatt Brock
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - Maria Gomez, CEO and Founder, Mary’s Center Maria Gomez earned a black belt in tae kwon do and met her husband at martial arts practice in an encounter she calls Love at First Kick. She has also holds one of the highest honors any American can receive from a US president: the Presidential Citizens Medal […]Quality Talks 2017 Maria Gomez: Integrating Care for the Most Vulnerable Among UsMatt Brock
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - Leonard D’Avolio, PhD Assistant Professor, Brigham and Women’s Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, and CEO and Co-Founder, Cyft Leonard D’Avolio is a medical school professor, an entrepreneur—and a pragmatic optimist. He has learned, both personally and in his work, that health care is decades behind other industries when it comes to using data. He […]Quality Talks 2017 Leonard D’Avolio, PhD: Making Health Care CountMatt Brock
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Quality Talks 2017 Martin Makary: Measure What Matters

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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - Martin A. Makary, MD, MPH Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Professor of Health Policy & Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Chief, Johns Hopkins Center for Islet Transplantation Surgery Marty Makary is a top surgeon and prolific author. He has published widely on patient safety and led the World […]Quality Talks 2017 Martin Makary: Measure What MattersMatt Brock
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - George Kassabgi, Exec. Vice President & Chief Product Officer, Seniorlink George Kassabgi describes himself as a technologist who works in health care—not the other way around. He is Quality Talks’ first patent holder: for a computer program that helps people understand their risk factors for disease. Despite his background, he is not the technology evangelist you might expect, […]Quality Talks 2017 George Kassabgi: Robots as Care Managers? Not in our Lifetime.Matt Brock
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What’s in Your Envelope? HIPAA Wants to Know

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By Margaret Scavotto, JD Director of Compliance Services Management Performance Associates This summer, Aetna made headlines when it used a contractor to send a mailing to 12,000 members. The mailing involved letters sent in windowed envelopes typical of mass business mailings. For some patients, the following language, revealing the members’ HIV status, was visible through the envelope […]
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) in CMS quality programs will be transitioned to use the Clinical Quality Language (CQL) standard for logic expression.
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