A Collaborative Approach to Reducing Readmissions: Harnessing the Patient Voice to Improve Care Transitions

Hosted by Healthcentric Advisors, in partnership with the Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors Thank you for interest in “A Collaborative Approach to Reducing Readmissions: Harnessing the Patient Voice to Improve Care Transitions” held in June 2019. During the session, our speakers and panelists shared their approaches to enhance safe care transitions, highlighting […]

Multi-drug Resistant Organisms & Long-term Care: Local Epidemiology & Infection Control Response

Healthcentric Advisors, in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, held a webinar on Tuesday February 4, 2020 to explore the current threat of multi-drug resistant organisms (MDROs). This no-cost webinar focused on the increasing incidence of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in long-term care facilities in Massachusetts. Speakers shared an example of a local facility-based outbreak and provided the most up-to-date infection […]

The Learning Center: New Course Catalog

We are excited to announce that our new Learning Center has launched! If you already have an account, you can log in. Otherwise, you can create a new account. Once you are in, you can explore all available courses or filter by healthcare setting. You can also view completed and in-progress courses. Our courses cover […]

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 […]