Providence, RI (November 13, 2017) — Healthcentric Advisors, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing healthcare quality, was awarded a Rhode Island State Innovation Model Grant from The Executive Office of Health and Human Services to increase patient engagement in advance care planning conversations in healthcare. Active patient engagement in healthcare, especially advance care planning, is […]
Providence, RI (November 6, 2017) — Healthcentric Advisors, a Rhode Island based nonprofit specializing in healthcare quality improvement and technical assistance, was awarded a two-year, $390,000 Special Innovation Project under their Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services contract to improve the ability of Rhode Island nursing homes to serve residents with behavioral health needs.
R.I. leads antibiotic prescription decline in national effort curbing microbial resistance Providence, RI (October 2, 2017) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that total inappropriate antibiotic use may approach 50 percent of all outpatient antibiotic use. On a local level, Rhode Island is leading in the effort to curb unnecessary use of […]
Providence, RI (July 20, 2017) – Kara H. Butler, MBA, MHSA, Director of Administrative Services, was recently named one of the 2017 40 Under Forty Award winners by the Providence Business News (PBN). This year’s sponsors include Marsh & McLennan Agency, Cox Business, and Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island.
Providence, RI (July 6, 2017) – According to the COPD Education Pilot Program developed by the Greater Providence Community Coalition, standardized education for patients across different healthcare settings is feasible.
Providence, RI (July 5, 2017) – Researchers at Healthcentric Advisors and Brown University conducted a study that analyzed open-ended answers by 744 physicians to this question on a Rhode Island Department of Health survey in 2014: “How does using an EHR affect your interaction with patients?”
Providence, RI (May 23, 2017) – Healthcentric Advisors was recently named as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island. The annual list of the Best Places to Work in Rhode Island is brought to you by Providence Business News, Best Companies Group and our sponsors – UnitedHealthcare, Cox Business, Pawtucket Credit Union and USI Insurance.
Providence, RI (May 12, 2017) – Lauren Capizzo, Director, Practice Transformation, was featured in the Providence Business News 5 Questions Series.
PROVIDENCE, RI (March 9, 2017) – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year federal contract to Healthcentric Advisors and its partner organization, Qualidigm, to assist New England-based small physician and other eligible clinical practices to prepare for and participate in the new Quality Payment Program (QPP), established by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).
Woburn, Massachusetts (October 17, 2016) — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently awarded a two year Special Innovation Project, under Healthcentric Advisors’ New England Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (NE QIN-QIO) five-year master contract, to address unnecessary and potentially avoidable hospitalizations through the implementation of a systematic discharge process for skilled nursing facility patients being discharged back to the community.