Strategic Alignment of Practice Measures in Care Coordination: Making it Meaningful

Hosts: Faith M Jones, MSN, RN, NEA-BC HealthTechS3 Director of Care Coordination and Lean Consulting; and Deb Anderson, Business Relationship Manager, Health Technology Services
Date: March 22nd, 2018
Time: 12:00pm CT


As the final reporting for 2017 comes to a close, it is time to turn our attention to the 2018 final rules for quality reporting in practices – MIPS. This webinar will provide you with the information and guidance you need to make the correct selection of measures for alignment across multiple reporting programs leading to a simplified and efficient performance improvement program. Join us for this webinar to gain a greater understanding of how to incorporate quality measure related to care coordination to create a sustainable care delivery model with a positive impact on reimbursement that aligns quality resources.

Upon completion of the webinar, the participant will understand:

1. The elements of the 2018 rules for reporting performance improvement measures in practices
2. How to select and align care coordination measures for reporting simplification


Host: Faith M Jones

Began her healthcare career in the US Navy over 30 years ago. She has worked in a variety of roles in clinical practice, education, management, administration, and consulting. Her knowledge and experience spans various settings from ambulatory to inpatient to post-acute.

In her leadership roles she has been responsible for operational leadership for all clinical functions including multiple nursing specialties, pharmacy, laboratory, imaging, nutrition, therapies, as well as administrative functions related to quality management, case management, medical staff credentialing, staff education, and corporate compliance.

She currently implements care coordination programs focusing on the Medicare population and teaches care coordination concepts nationally.


Host: Deb Anderson

With 15 years health information technology (HIT) and over 30 years of general IT experience, Deb assists clinics and hospitals in the selection and implementation of Electronic Health Record software as well as help them achieve and attest to Meaningful Use.

She currently consults on regulatory programs from CMS, estimating Medicaid/Medicare eligibility for incentives, recommending workflow improvements for improved efficiency and data collection, leading toward improvement.