Category: Measuring & Reporting


Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Survey Field Test for NCQA and AHRQ

MHQP oversaw the implementation of a field test of a new version of the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Services Clinician & Group Survey (CG-CAHPS), specifically designed to evaluate Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs).

MHQP managed the recruitment of practices to participate in the field test; executed data use agreements with participating practices; developed the survey protocol, sampling

Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Survey Field Test for NCQA and AHRQ 2018-09-12T23:58:35+00:00

MassHealth Patient Experience Pilot Survey

MHQP conducted a large-scale pilot survey of Medicaid patient care experiences in the ambulatory practice setting.  The pilot surveyed over 45,000 MassHealth members who had at least one outpatient visit with a primary care provider in the preceding twelve months.  The goals of the project were to:

  • assess the methodological and operational feasibility of including the Medicaid
MassHealth Patient Experience Pilot Survey 2018-09-30T22:01:47+00:00

EHR Pilot Evaluation with MAeHC

MHQP led the design and development of the clinical quality measurement process for a pilot project designed to evaluate the impact of health information technology, specifically the effects of implementing electronic health records (EHRs), on the quality of health care delivery.  The pilot was executed in three Massachusetts communities – Brockton, Greater Newburyport and Greater North Adams. 

EHR Pilot Evaluation with MAeHC 2018-09-15T00:51:56+00:00

Better Quality Information (BQI) Pilot

MHQP was selected to be one of three collaborative quality organizations across the country that would serve as pilot sites for the Ambulatory Care Quality Alliance (AQA). The goal of the pilot program was to test the feasibility of using quality measures approved by AQA to assess the quality of care provided to Medicare beneficiaries, commercially

Better Quality Information (BQI) Pilot 2018-09-15T00:53:01+00:00

Rewarding Results: Aligning Incentives with High-Quality Health Care

MHQP led one of seven projects funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to evaluate
the impact of incentives on physician performance.

MHQP’s work was focused primarily on building the infrastructure necessary to enable the transparent reporting of physician performance in order to study the impact of public reporting on high quality performance. We aggregated clinical effectiveness data

Rewarding Results: Aligning Incentives with High-Quality Health Care 2018-09-30T22:05:07+00:00

Statewide Hospital Patient Experience Survey

This was the project that spawned the creation of MHQP.  Then known as the Massachusetts Health Quality Partnership, MHQP was formed in 1995 by a coalition of health, business and government leaders in Massachusetts to develop healthcare performance measurement initiatives to meet public accountability needs. With a wide call for increased transparency on healthcare performance in Massachusetts,

Statewide Hospital Patient Experience Survey 2018-09-15T01:00:03+00:00
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