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).
Providence, RI (February 2017) – Medication-related adverse events are affecting record numbers of Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), opioids—including prescription drugs and heroin—killed more than 33,000 people in the U.S. in 2015. Among Medicare beneficiaries, six out of every 1,000 beneficiaries has an opioid misuse disorder—one of the fastest growing rates in the nation.
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.
Providence, RI (October 14, 2016) – H. John Keimig, President & Chief Executive Officer at Healthcentric Advisors, is being honored for Business Leadership in Providence Business News’ 16th Annual Business Excellence Awards program.
Woburn, MA (September 28, 2016) -– As part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the quality improvement organization (QIO) examined the use of habilitation therapy techniques in 30 Massachusetts skilled nursing facilities (SNFs).
Providence, RI (September 2016) – The New England QIN-QIO began convening quarterly meetings with Rhode Island’s 11 hospital CIOs to educate them on quality improvement initiatives and foster greater collaboration.