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2013 Recommendations

2013 Final Recommendations (July 2013)
MDH invited interested stakeholders to review and comment on MNCM's final recommendations for physician clinic, ambulatory surgical center, and hospital measures for the 2013 administrative rule and subsequently, the 2014 Statewide Quality Reporting and Measurement System by July 5, 2013.

2013 Summary Chart of Final Recommendations (PDF: 291KB/26 pages)

Public Forum

MDH and MNCM held a public forum in St. Paul on June 26, to present MNCM's final quality measure recommendations in connection with the annual update of the Statewide Quality Reporting and Measurement System. The public forum included an opportunity for interested stakeholders to comment on the recommendations and to ask questions.

Meeting materials:

Agenda (PDF: 67KB/1 page)

The Minnesota Statewide Quality Reporting and Measurement System (SQRMS): An Overview (PDF: 316KB/21pages)

Physician clinic and ambulatory surgical center recommendations (PDF: 314KB/26 pages)

Hospital recommendations (PDF: 342KB/31 pages)

2013 Preliminary Recommendations
MDH invited interested stakeholders to review and comment on MNCM's preliminary recommendations for physician clinic and ambulatory surgical center measures for the 2013 administrative rule and subsequently, the 2014 Statewide Quality Reporting and Measurement System. Recommendations were due to MDH on May 17, 2013.
Summary Chart of 2013 Preliminary Recommendations (PDF: 308KB/ 8 pages)


2012 Recommendations

2012 Final Recommendations (June 2012)
MDH invited interested stakeholders to review and comment on MNCM's final recommendations for physician clinic, ambulatory surgical center, and hospital measures for the 2012 administrative rule and subsequently, the 2013 Statewide Quality Reporting and Measurement System by June 29, 2012.
2012 Summary Chart of Final Recommendations (PDF: 202KB/23 pages)

Public forum
MDH and MNCM held a public forum in St. Paul on June 27, to present MNCM’s final quality measure recommendations in connection with the annual update and expansion of the Statewide Quality Reporting and Measurement System. The public forum included an opportunity for interested stakeholders to comment on the recommendations and to ask questions.

Meeting materials:
Agenda (PDF: 68KB/1 page)

The Minnesota Statewide Quality Reporting and Measurement System (SQRMS): An Overview (PDF: 274KB/17 page)

Physician clinic and ambulatory surgical center recommendations (PDF: 134KB/20 pages)

Hospital recommendations (PDF: 199KB/33 pages)

2012 Preliminary Recommendations (May 2012)
MDH invited interested stakeholders to review and comment on MNCM’s preliminary recommendations for physician clinic and ambulatory surgical center measures for the 2012 administrative rule and subsequently, the 2013 Statewide Quality Reporting and Measurement System.
Summary Chart of 2012 Preliminary Recommendations (PDF: 123KB/7 pages)

2011 Recommendations

2011 Final Recommendations (June 2011)
MN Community Measurement (MNCM) has incorporated public comments into a final set of recommendations.
Summary Chart of 2011 Final Recommendations (PDF: 164KB/31 pages)
Additional hospital measures being considered by MDH (PDF: 22KB/1 page)

Measure Information: Physician Clinics
Optimal Vascular Care (OVC) – 2011 (PDF: 163KB/3 pages)
Optimal Diabetes Care (ODC) – 2011 (PDF: 160KB/4 pages)
Depression Remission at Six Months – 2011 (PDF: 111KB/4 pages)
Optimal Asthma Care – 2011 (PDF: 141KB/3 pages)
Colorectal Cancer Screening – 2011 (PDF: 177KB/3 pages)
Patient Experience of Care – 2011 (PDF: 66KB/1 page)
Optimal Maternity Care: Primary Cesarean Section Deliveries – 2011 (PDF: 151KB/2 pages)

Measure Information: Ambulatory Surgical Centers
Ambulatory Surgical Centers: Three Measures – 2011 (PDF: 146KB/5 pages)

Future Measures to be Developed
Pediatric Preventive Care – Impact and Recommendation Document (PDF: 198KB/8 pages)
Hospital Readmissions and Potentially Avoidable Admissions – Impact and Recommendation Document (PDF: 467KB/7 pages)

Public Meeting and Comment Period
MDH and MNCM held a public forum in St. Paul on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, to present MNCM’s final quality measure recommendations in connection with the annual update and expansion of the Statewide Quality Reporting and Measurement System. MNCM also presented its measure concept recommendations for development of new measures related to Pediatric Preventive Care and Hospital Readmissions and Potentially Avoidable Admissions.

June 21, 2011 Meeting Materials

Next steps
The Commissioner of Health considered MNCM’s final recommendations in making changes to the existing set of measures included in the Statewide Quality Reporting and Measurement System.  MDH published revisions to Minnesota Rules, Chapter 4654 in November as part of an expedited rulemaking process.

2011 Preliminary Recommendations (April 2011)
MNCM’s preliminary recommendations for physician clinic and ambulatory surgical center measures for the 2011 administrative rule:
Summary Chart of 2011 Preliminary Recommendations (PDF: 130KB/10 pages)

2010 Recommendations

2010 proposed measures - final recommendations (June 2010)

MNCM has incorporated public comments into a final set of recommendations.

Summary Level Chart of 2010 Proposed Measures (PDF: 215KB/19 pages)

Colorectal Cancer Screening - 2010 (PDF: 119KB/4 pages)

Patient Experience of Care Survey - 2010 (PDF: 101KB/1 page)

Recommendations for Pediatric Hospital Quality Measures - 2011 (PDF: 45KB/7 pages)


Future measures to be developed

Prenatal and Perinatal Care - Impact and Recommendation Document (PDF: 184KB/8 pages)

Low Back Pain Measure - Impact and Recommendation Document (PDF: 347KB/5 pages)

Total Knee Replacement - Impact and Recommendation Document (PDF: 137KB/5 pages)


Public meeting and comment period
MDH and MNCM held a public forum in St. Paul on June 14, 2010, to present these recommendations. The public forum included an opportunity for interested stakeholders to comment on the recommendations and to ask questions.

MDH sought public comments on the recommendations submitted to the agency related to standardized quality measures through July 11, 2010.

June 14, 2010 Meeting Materials:

Agenda (PDF: 33KB/1 page)

Overview of Statewide Quality Reporting and Measurement System - Katie Burns (PDF: 106KB/15 pages)

Minnesota Community Measurement Quality Measure Recommendations - Physician Clinics and Ambulatory Surgery Centers - Diane Mayberry (PDF: 63KB/20 pages)

Hospital Measures for Public Reporting - Mark Sonneborn (PDF: 210KB/15 pages)


Public Recommendations
:

American Heart Association - Quality Measure Recommendations (PDF: 83KB/2 pages)

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota - Quality Measure Recommendations (PDF: 1.2MB/4 pages)

Otter Tail County Public Health Government Services Center - Quality Measure Recommendations (PDF: 28KB/1 page)


Next steps
The Commissioner of Health considered MNCM’s final recommendations in making changes to the existing set of measures included in the Statewide Quality Reporting and Measurement System.  MDH published proposed revisions to Minnesota Rules, Chapter 4654 by August 15, 2010, as part of an expedited rulemaking process.


July 2009 Recommendations

Quality measures - July 2009 recommendations (PDF: 381KB/49 pages)


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2009 Final Recommendations

Based on comments about the preliminary recommendations, Minnesota Community Measurement submitted to the Minnesota Department of Health final recommendations for quality measures to be initially included in the statewide quality reporting system:

Quality measures – final recommendations (PDF: 231 KB/32 pages)


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2009 Preliminary Recommendations

On behalf of the Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Community Measurement held a public forum on Thursday, January 15, 2009, regarding its recommendations on quality measures for public reporting purposes in Minnesota and to solicit input from stakeholders.

The preliminary recommendations were available for review and public comment:

Quality measures - preliminary recommendations (PDF: 118KB/9 pages)

Quality Measures - specifications for ambulatory care (PDF: 2MB/133 pages)

Quality Measures - AHRQ quality indicators for hospital care (PDF: 1.2MB/23 pages)


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2009 Public Forum

There were three presentations about the recommendations at the January 15 public forum:

MDH Presentation: Implementation of Quality Reporting and Quality Incentive Payment System (PDF: 489KB/6 pages)

Minnesota Community Measurement Presentation: Recommended 2009 Ambulatory Care Measures (PDF: 119KB/21 pages)

MHA Presentation: Hospital Quality Measures (PDF: 217KB/19 pages)


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Inventory

On behalf of the Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Community Measurement presented a national inventory of existing health care quality measures at three public meetings during the week of December 8, 2008. This inventory will begin to lay the groundwork for a community conversation on how to measure the quality of Minnesota health care providers in a standardized way and establish a uniform system of quality reporting on health care in Minnesota.

Summary of comments made at the public meetings (PDF: 15 KB/1 page)

Presentations from the December meetings are available:

Implementation of Quality Reporting and Quality Incentive Payment System (PDF: 26KB/6 pages)

An Inventory of Quality Measures (PDF: 102KB/15 pages)

The measures presented by Minnesota Community Measurement are available for review and public response:

Quality Measures Inventory Report (PDF: 359KB/ 63 pages)

Attachment I: National Quality Measures Clearinghouse Index of Measures (PDF: 2.2 MB/ 164 pages)


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Updated Tuesday, 01-Apr-2014 15:16:27 CDT