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HIT Policy Committee. Review of Meaningful Use Core Objectives and Existing Measures – Relevance to Specialty and Small Practices and Small Hospitals Paul Tang Palo Alto Medical Foundation George Hripcsak Columbia University October 27, 2009. Workgroup Members. Co-Chairs:

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hit policy committee

HIT Policy Committee

Review of Meaningful Use Core Objectives and Existing Measures – Relevance to Specialty and Small Practices and Small Hospitals

Paul Tang

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

George Hripcsak

Columbia University

October 27, 2009

workgroup members
Workgroup Members

Co-Chairs:

  • Paul Tang, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • George Hripcsak, Columbia University

Members:

  • David Bates, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
  • Christine Bechtel, National Partnership for Women & Families
  • Neil Calman, The Institute for Family Health
  • Art Davidson, Denver Public Health Department
  • David Lansky, Pacific Business Group on Health
  • Deven McGraw, Center for Democracy & Technology
  • Latanya Sweeney, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Charlene Underwood, Siemens

ONC Lead:

  • John Glaser
approximate timeline
Approximate Timeline

4Q09/1Q10: Conduct informational hearings to inform 2013 and 2015 criteria development

2Q10: Work with HIT Standards Committee to ascertain availability of relevant standards

Mid-2010: Refine 2013 meaningful use criteria

4Q10: Assess industry preparedness for meeting 2011 and initial 2013 meaningful use criteria

rationale
Rationale

Not all objectives and measures appropriate for all eligible professionals

How to decide, specify, and maintain mapping

Groups of measures

Groups of professionals

Eligible professionals

Objectives & measures

organizing principles
Organizing Principles

Eligible Professionals

Profession: MD, DO, DDS, DMD, nurse mid-wife, NP, PA, etc. (Medicare vs Medicaid)

Role: Primary Care, Specialty

Objectives and Measures

Process, Quality, Efficiency

Prevention, etc.

process
Process

Early MU Emphasis on Primary Care

Key role of primary care

Fewer specialty measures available

Number and complexity of specialties

Begin with a Simple Framework

framework
Framework

Core measures – all providers

use CPOE for all orders (process)

avoid use of high-risk medications in the elderly (quality)

percent of patient encounters with insurance eligibility confirmed (efficiency)

Adult primary care measures

report percent of diabetics with A1c under control

Pediatric primary care measures

report up-to-date status for childhood immunizations

Specialty measures

cross all specialties: closing the loop on referrals

specialty-specific measures

who is primary care
Who is Primary Care?
  • Family medicine
  • All or some of internal medicine
  • Other professions
  • Specialties like obstetrics and gynecology?
    • Serve as many patients’ sole provider
    • Preventive care versus treatment
  • Role: specific to profession, professional, or patient?
issues in grouping measures
Issues in Grouping Measures
  • Adult & pediatric, Male & female, Cancer survivor, …
    • Stay simple, use denominator to differentiate
  • Self-Selected Quality Measures
    • Select and track a quality measure for your specialty
  • Use of Registries
hospitals
Hospitals
  • At present, all hospitals responsible for all objectives and measures
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Plan
  • Edit the framework based on upcoming testimony
  • Create a matrix that maps objectives and measures to professionals
  • Circulate back for feedback
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