Balancing Quality Reporting and Outcomes Improvement

Apr 12, 2015 8:00am - 4:30pm CDT
McCormick Place | Chicago, IL
Member Cost: $
Non-Member Cost: $

McCormick Place
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 791-7000

Event Description

CMS has clearly indicated that Medicare will move to pay for performance and electronic reporting of quality measures in the near future. Balancing compliance between improving outcomes and meeting quality reporting requirements is a huge challenge. Industry leaders will discuss federal quality reporting requirements and strategic vision, as well as tools and best practices designed to help your hospital or practice achieve compliance while improving quality outcomes.

  • Identify clinical quality reporting requirements for federal programs and options for reporting clinical quality measures electronically.
  • Describe the CMS strategic vision for long-term quality reporting and performance compliance, and tailor your strategic plan to achieve compliance.
  • Use tools, resources and case studies for identifying clinical quality measures that align with your organization's strategic quality improvement goals and objectives.


Welcome and Introductions
Opening Keynote: CMS on Federal Quality Reporting
Session 1: Improving Care Quality While Achieving Reporting Compliance in an Ambulatory Setting 
Session 2: Improving Care Outcomes while Achieving Compliance across the Enterprise
Session 3: Measure Development, Specifications and Implementation
Session 4: Tools for aligning Quality Improvement and Quality Measurement
Closing Keynote: National Quality Forum - The Role of Collaboration in Quality Measurement