Clinical Quality Measures, or CQMs, are the data points that CMS utilizes to measure and track the quality of health care services provided to patients. These measures assess the provider’s ability to deliver high-quality care including:
- Health outcomes
- Clinical processes
- Patient safety
- Efficient use of health care resources
- Care coordination
- Patient engagement
- Public health and population health
- Adherence to clinical guidelines
For practices planning on participating in MU/MIPS and reporting CQMs, its important to utilize a CQM tool to track your progress. By measuring this data consistently, many providers experience enhanced preventative care, improved care delivery and increased bottom line.
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