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WEDI Town Hall: Quality Reporting Under Meaningful Use Stage 2

Crystal Kallem, RHIA, CPHQ

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This session will provide an overview of quality reporting under Meaningful Use Stage 2. We will describe the relevant standards (Consolidated CDA, Quality Reporting Document Architecture, Health Quality Measure Format / eMeasure), describe how they are cited / to be used under the relevant MU2 certification criteria, and discuss how they work together to enable end-to-end quality reporting. Speaker: Crystal Kallem, RHIA, CPHQ, is a leader in health information and quality management. She is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) with the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ). At Lantana, Crystal is project director of a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) initiative to evaluate and recommend tools and processes for measuring national healthcare quality. The project established national standards for expressing quality of care measures for direct reporting to CMS from electronic health record (EHR) systems. Crystal also leads strategic initiatives for Lantana’s Policy Center of Excellence and provides leadership for client projects and business analysis functions. Previously Crystal was Director of Practice Leadership for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) where she served as the Association’s representative on issues related to data content standards for quality measurement, electronic health records, personal health records, and health information exchange. Crystal supported the development of the Health Level Seven (HL7) International Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) and Healthcare Quality Measure Format (HQMF) specifications. She also served as project manager for the National Quality Forum (NQF) contract to develop the HQMF specification and coordinated a large number of critical stakeholders during the development of the standard. She is co-chair of the HL7 Clinical Quality Information Work Group and an instructor for Lantana’s CDA Academy.

Product Details:

Product ID: MISC-86
Publication Year: 2013