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Massachusetts Primary Care Providers Are Investing More Time with Patients on Behavioral Health Concerns, Especially Those with Chronic Illnesses

(January, 2020) 

Results of MHQP’s Annual Statewide Patient Experience Survey Inform the Debate Over the Governor’s Proposal to Increase Spending in Primary Care and Behavioral Health.

Against the backdrop of a proposal from Governor Baker to increase the state’s investment in primary care and behavioral health services, MHQP has released the results of its annual survey assessing patient experiences in primary care

Massachusetts Primary Care Providers Are Investing More Time with Patients on Behavioral Health Concerns, Especially Those with Chronic Illnesses 2020-02-03T18:31:02+00:00

MHQP Announces Winners of 2019 Patient Experience Awards

(December 2019) 

MHQP has announced the winners of the 2019 “MHQP Patient Experience Awards.” MHQP introduced this award program last year as a way to recognize the primary care practices that perform highest on its annual Patient Experience Survey, the only statewide survey of patient experience in primary care in Massachusetts.

MHQP received

MHQP Announces Winners of 2019 Patient Experience Awards 2020-01-21T21:04:24+00:00

MHQP Introduces New Resource to Help Empowered Patients

(November 2019)

Healthcare leaders around the country recognize that engaging patients through collaborative and personalized care is a key to reducing costs and improving outcomes.

To advance this cause, Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP), with the help of its Consumer Health Council (CHC), has created a new section on the MHQP website dedicated to

MHQP Introduces New Resource to Help Empowered Patients 2019-11-12T01:59:55+00:00

Collecting, Aggregating and Reporting HEDIS Data with CHIA
(2019 - 2020)

MHQP is working with the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) to collect, aggregate and report commercial Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures. The contract calls for MHQP to:

    • Identify a subset of commercial HEDIS measures for reporting
    • Collaborate with health plans in the Commonwealth to collect source data
    • Aggregate and report
Collecting, Aggregating and Reporting HEDIS Data with CHIA
(2019 - 2020)
2019-10-24T23:06:00+00:00

The Future of Primary Care in Massachusetts

By Barbra G. Rabson

(October 2019) 

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the future of primary care in Massachusetts. I was inspired in part by work we’ve been doing at MHQP to explore barriers to affordability through the patient’s eyes, and lack of access to primary care was one of those

The Future of Primary Care in Massachusetts 2019-11-12T02:10:41+00:00

Measuring Outcomes in Orthopedics Routinely (MOOR)
(2019 - Present)

MHQP is helping to develop clinical quality measures related to orthopedic surgery, specifically total hip and total knee arthroplasty. Our role in this three-year project is to elicit stakeholder input (patients, providers, payers and others) throughout the measure development process through focus groups, semi-structured interviews, and multi-stakeholder co-design workshops with both patients and providers.

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Measuring Outcomes in Orthopedics Routinely (MOOR)
(2019 - Present)
2019-11-08T19:40:57+00:00

MHQP Working with CHIA to Collect, Aggregate and Report HEDIS Data

(October 2019)

MHQP is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract from the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) to collect, aggregate and report Commercial Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures.

The contract calls for MHQP to:

  • Identify a subset of commercial HEDIS measures for reporting
  • Collaborate with health plans in the Commonwealth to collect
MHQP Working with CHIA to Collect, Aggregate and Report HEDIS Data 2019-10-07T03:28:18+00:00
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