Articles by Keyword - Quality

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From the College: Physician Group Practices Can Participate in Physician Quality Reporting System

Eligible professionals can register for group practice reporting option in 2014

News: Pharmacists Raise Level of Care for Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

Study finds multidisciplinary care approach results in better pain management, functionality and quality of life

From the College: 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System; Important Dates, Deadlines

PQRS reporting deadlines required to meet to reap incentives, avoid penalties

From the College: What Rheumatologists Need to Know about Modifications to the Physician Quality Reporting System in 2014

Changes include modifying claims reporting mechanism as it relates to the rheumatoid arthritis measures group

Columns: Speak Out Rheum: Are Independent Measures of Patient Satisfaction Reliable?

Patient survey questionnaires, metrics to gauge physician performance may not be trustworthy indicators of quality of patient care

Meeting: 2013 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting: New Tools to Measure Quality in Rheumatology

Rising healthcare costs, shifting market forces will require rheumatologists to adapt new quality measurement techniques, more effective patient care models, better rheumatology registries

Features: Quality Patient Care in Rheumatology a Challenge to Define, Measure

Rapid change and increasing costs in healthcare have sparked renewed interest in providing high-quality care, but demonstrating quality is difficult

News: Rheumatology Chooses Wisely

ACR identifies five practices, therapies, or procedures physicians and patients should question

Columns: The ACR Releases Top 5 Things as Part of Choosing Wisely Campaign

On February 21, the ACR--along with 16 other national medical societies--released its list of Five Things Patients and Physicians Should Question in Rheumatology.

Meeting: Quality Measurement Improves Rheumatology Outcomes

The implementation of a bundle of quality measures for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) helped identify gaps in care delivery, and another quality improvement study resulted in increased safety of intravenous infusions at a pediatric rheumatology practice. These abstracts were among six presented at a session titled, “Quality Measures and Innovations in Practice Management and Care Delivery I,” here at the 2011 ACR/ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago in November.



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