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MHQP Announces Winners of 2023 Patient Experience Awards

(February 2024) 

MHQP is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 “MHQP Patient Experience Awards.” MHQP introduced this award program in 2018 as a way to recognize the primary care practices that perform highest on our annual Commercial Patient Experience Survey, the only statewide survey of patient experience in primary care in Massachusetts.

In 2023, MHQP received more than

MHQP Announces Winners of 2023 Patient Experience Awards2024-02-27T09:57:09-05:00

MHQP’s Statewide Survey Shows Patients Continue to Experience Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Massachusetts

(February 2024)

Black and Asian patients reported worse experiences in primary care than White patients across many categories in MHQP’s 2023 statewide Patient Experience Survey, the results of which were released today. The same was true of Hispanic/Latino patients when compared to non-Hispanic/Latino patients.

Evidence has shown that positive patient experiences are associated with better health

MHQP’s Statewide Survey Shows Patients Continue to Experience Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Massachusetts2024-02-26T22:27:16-05:00

MHQP Receives RWJF Evidence for Action Grant to Advance Health Equity Through Social Risk Adjustment Methods

(February 2024)

MHQP is honored to announce that we have received a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Evidence for Action program, in partnership with the Cambridge Health Alliance Health Equity Research Lab. This project will facilitate an exploration of social risk factors in adjustment models,

MHQP Receives RWJF Evidence for Action Grant to Advance Health Equity Through Social Risk Adjustment Methods2024-02-27T08:54:27-05:00

Patient Experience Scores for Adults Improve Since Before the Pandemic, Except in One Key Area: Access

MHQP’s statewide Patient Experience Survey confirms that patients are struggling to access primary care.
Scores for pediatric care declined in other critical areas as well.

(February 2024)

The results of MHQP’s annual statewide Patient Experience Survey, which were released today, offer an important indication of how patients’ experiences have shifted during and after the pandemic.

First

Patient Experience Scores for Adults Improve Since Before the Pandemic, Except in One Key Area: Access2024-02-13T12:11:24-05:00

Lessons from US and Global Scorecards to Help Improve How We Measure the Health of Primary Care

(February 2024)

In an article published in Health Affairs Forefront, MHQP’s CEO Barbra Rabson and her colleagues, Christopher Koller from the Milbank Memorial Fund, and Joseph Ross, Asaf Bitton and June-Ho Kim from Ariadne Labs, review the lessons we’ve learned from scorecards designed to measure and strengthen primary care in

Lessons from US and Global Scorecards to Help Improve How We Measure the Health of Primary Care2024-02-06T09:46:30-05:00

2023: A Year of Expanding Our Impact

(January 2024)

2023 was an eventful year for MHQP, a year in which we continued expanding beyond our historical focus on measuring patient experience and took important steps to help strengthen primary care and advance health equity in Massachusetts. These efforts culminated in the launch of two major initiatives — the

2023: A Year of Expanding Our Impact2024-01-22T18:10:10-05:00

MHQP Receives PCORI Award to Help Advance Equity in Endometriosis Care for Black Women

(January 2024)

MHQP is pleased to announce that, in partnership with the Endometriosis Association, we have received a funding award through the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award Program, an initiative of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, to identify new research directions to reduce disparities in endometriosis care for Black women, as

MHQP Receives PCORI Award to Help Advance Equity in Endometriosis Care for Black Women2024-01-30T14:36:03-05:00

We Need Bolder Actions to Take On Our Primary Care Crisis

(December 2023)

By Barbra G. Rabson

In a post earlier this year, I noted the threat to the sustainability of our state’s health care system if it continues to prioritize spending on hospital care and underspend in primary care. Since then, I have been encouraged by some welcome

We Need Bolder Actions to Take On Our Primary Care Crisis2023-12-12T13:13:09-05:00

Julita Mir, MD, Brings Insights and Expertise as MHQP’s New Board Chair

(December 2023)

The focus of Julita Mir’s career is at the nexus of all that MHQP stands for: optimizing patient experiences, building primary care relationships, and working to achieve equitable care for vulnerable populations. As an internist, infectious disease specialist and healthcare executive, the things that matter to her are the things

Julita Mir, MD, Brings Insights and Expertise as MHQP’s New Board Chair2023-12-11T12:21:53-05:00

Employers Value Telehealth’s Convenience But Are Skeptical About Its Impact on Cost, MHQP/AIM Study Shows

(October 2023)

When telehealth usage surged during the pandemic as a safe way for patients and providers to interact, MHQP conducted a series of surveys among providers and patients to provide real-time feedback to the field about this rapidly evolving tool. The input we received was extremely valuable in helping

Employers Value Telehealth’s Convenience But Are Skeptical About Its Impact on Cost, MHQP/AIM Study Shows2023-10-11T16:14:58-04:00
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