January Updates: Self-Measured Blood Pressure Pilot

A Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Special Innovation Project to reduce uncontrolled hypertension among Rhode Island residents and streamline care planning for clinicians. Learn more. Recent Webinar Self-Measured Blood Pressure: A Practice Perspective January 21, 2020 at 12:00pm-1:00pm | View the webinar In this webinar Chris Campanile, MD, PhD and Joseph Bizier, PharmD, […]

Happy New Year! Check out our top 3 posts from 2019

Seasons Greetings from Healthcentric Advisors! As we move into a new year with many exciting projects, we want to share some of the things you loved most from 2019. Check out our most-clicked posts from this year: Innovative Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring Technology Healthcentric Advisors, the only health quality organization in the nation to win […]

Hi Rhode Islanders, Take Control of Your Diabetes!

Join others in your community & discover ways to care for your health Healthcentric Advisors invites you to learn how to navigate the physical and mental ups and downs of life with diabetes. Our free, six-week program, brings people together who are living with diabetes to share their experiences and to discover new ways to […]

Healthcentric Advisors Joins Massachusetts Healthcare Safety & Quality Consortium

We are honored to be a part of a recently formed Massachusetts Healthcare Safety and Quality Consortium, convened by the Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety. Recently, Healthcentric Advisors CEO John Keimig joined this first-of-its-kind consortium with more than 35 organizations to coalesce around key aspects of patient safety ripe for transformation in Massachusetts. This […]

December Updates: Self-Measured Blood Pressure Pilot

A Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Special Innovation Project to reduce uncontrolled hypertension among Rhode Island residents and streamline care planning for clinicians. Learn more. November Blood Pressure Pilot Data Initial analysis of the data demonstrates that: 54% of the patients participating in the pilot with uncontrolled BP (>140/90) have reduced their average […]

Quality Payment Program: Check Your Final 2019 MIPS Eligibility Status

Your eligibility status may have changed for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Check the Quality Payment Program Participation Status Tool to view your final 2019 eligibility status: Your initial eligibility status was based on review of Medicare Part B claims and Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS) data from October 1, 2017, to September 30, […]

Healthcentric Advisors, as Part of Regional Alliance, Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award Under 12th Statement of Work

On November 8, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year contract to an alliance of three organizations, Healthcentric Advisors, IPRO, and Qlarant to serve as a regional Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) under the recently launched 12th Statement of Work. IPRO, based in Lake Success, NY is serving as […]

Reframing Healthcare: A Racial Justice Lens

Health care, no matter how comprehensive, only impacts 10-20% of modifiable contributors to healthy outcomes. The other 80-90% are influenced by social determinants of health or health-related behaviors and socioeconomic and environmental factors. Our poster, Reframing Healthcare: A Racial Justice Lens intends to address institutional and structural racism, how it impacts the health of communities, and […]

Partnering with the IPRO QIN-QIO on CMS Initiatives to Improve Healthcare Quality

Healthcentric Advisors, a member of the IPRO Quality Innovation Network–Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO), hosted an informational webinar to discuss our new focus areas working on as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)-funded QIN-QIO for your region. View the webinar slides or webinar recording to learn more. Our quality improvement experts discussed how we […]

The Power of Rural: Recognizing National Rural Health Day, November 21, 2019

We value our rural partners because we serve Maine, the most rural state in the nation. Rural communities are wonderful places to live and work, which is why nearly 60 million people – one in five Americans – call them home. These rural communities also have unique healthcare needs–it’s why we’re proud to recognize National […]