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Are Severe Staffing Shortages the “Long COVID” for the Healthcare System?

By Barbra G. Rabson

(October 2021) 

COVID-19 has disrupted our healthcare system in unimaginable and incalculable ways. While we hope that we may soon emerge from the intense burden created by the crisis, the long-lasting impacts of the pandemic are just beginning to come into focus. One of these long-lasting impacts – an

Are Severe Staffing Shortages the “Long COVID” for the Healthcare System? 2021-10-12T08:55:47-04:00

MHQP Pays Tribute to Bill Rogers, Statistician Extraordinaire

We are deeply saddened to report that MHQP lost an important partner and friend last week. William Rogers, PhD, known to us as Bill, passed away unexpectedly on September 26 from a heart attack. Our sincere condolences go out to Bill’s family and everyone else whose life he touched.

You can read

MHQP Pays Tribute to Bill Rogers, Statistician Extraordinaire 2021-10-04T14:01:48-04:00

MHQP’s Rabson and McIntosh Co-Author Breakthrough COVID-19 Telehealth Impact Study

The independent academic healthcare publisher, Partners in Digital Health (PDH), has published findings from the three-part research project from the COVID-19 Telehealth Impact Study conducted by the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition in the open access journal Telehealth and Medicine Today (TMT). MHQP’s Barbra Rabson and Nathalie McIntosh are co-authors along

MHQP’s Rabson and McIntosh Co-Author Breakthrough COVID-19 Telehealth Impact Study 2021-11-08T15:02:06-05:00

How Patients and Clinicians Really Feel About Telehealth One Year Later

Key highlights:

  • Patients liked the telehealth experience much more than clinicians did and had a stronger belief that telehealth is important to their future care.
  • Provider satisfaction with telehealth varied considerably based on the provider’s network affiliation.

Telehealth has tremendous potential to improve patient care, but we still have much

How Patients and Clinicians Really Feel About Telehealth One Year Later 2021-08-04T14:41:36-04:00

Sample Comments from MHQP’s Pandemic Telehealth Experience Surveys

The following is a sampling of verbatim quotes collected in MHQP’s pandemic telehealth experience surveys conducted during the summer of 2021. The purpose of these surveys was to evaluate and contrast telehealth experiences for both clinicians and patients. These quotes illustrate MHQP’s key findings from the surveys.

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Patients Loved Telehealth for Its Convenience

Sample Comments from MHQP’s Pandemic Telehealth Experience Surveys
2021-08-04T14:32:25-04:00

MHQP Thanks 25th Anniversary Sponsors, Looks Ahead to 30th

After much consideration and with extreme gratitude to our generous sponsors listed below, MHQP has decided to cancel our 25th anniversary celebration originally scheduled for April 2020 due to the pandemic. We were hoping we could gather with our sponsors, colleagues and friends to mark this important milestone on our journey, but

MHQP Thanks 25th Anniversary Sponsors, Looks Ahead to 30th 2021-07-30T10:43:34-04:00

The Value of Primary Care: How Come They See It and We Don’t?

By Barbra G. Rabson

(July 2021) 

In May, the National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) issued an important new report called Implementing High-Quality Primary Care: Rebuilding the Foundation of Health Care. It received very little attention.

This was extremely worrisome for us at MHQP because, as an organization that has been measuring

The Value of Primary Care: How Come They See It and We Don’t? 2021-07-19T22:20:19-04:00

Gathering Information About Urgent Care Centers and Retail Clinics in Massachusetts
(June - September 2021)

The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) sought to identify all urgent care centers (defined as those sites that serve at least all adult patients on a walk-in basis and have hours of service beyond normal weekday business hours), as well as all limited service/retail clinics licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Using available data sets

Gathering Information About Urgent Care Centers and Retail Clinics in Massachusetts
(June - September 2021)
2022-01-14T10:12:27-05:00

MHQP Offers Important Webinar: Primary Care at a Critical Crossroads

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many primary care practices found themselves struggling to survive amid substantial uncertainty. Yet, last month, when the National Academy of Medicine issued its new report, Implementing High-Quality Primary Care: Rebuilding the Foundation of Health Care, it received very little attention.

On June 29, 2021, MHQP hosted

MHQP Offers Important Webinar: Primary Care at a Critical Crossroads 2021-07-20T12:23:16-04:00
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