Health Care Companies, Federal Agencies to Solve Interoperable Data Sharing on Social Determinants

A group of health care organizations is developing interoperable systems for sharing information on social determinants of health across care settings. The Sync for Social Needs Coalition seeks to standardize the types of data that providers collect from patient screenings for social determinants and develop ways to integrate that information into electronic medical records (EMR) […]

Hospice Stakeholders Develop Two Palliative Care Quality Measures

The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) has unveiled two new patient-reported quality measures for community-based palliative care. These were born as part of the first funding initiatives to develop measures for the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Payment Program, including the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and alternative […]