Overview

Medical Quality Improvement Consortium helps you improve the quality of the care you offer your patients.

The Medical Quality Improvement Consortium (MQIC) from GE Healthcare is a rapidly growing community of over 400 Centricity* EMR and Centricity Practice Solution (CPS) customers who contribute de-identified clinical data to enable quality improvement, benchmarking, and population-based medical research. Data from over 400 member institutions with 20,000 providers and more than 20 million patient records are represented today in the data warehouse. Centricity EMR and Centricty Practice Solution customers can become MQIC members with no additional out-of-pocket expense.

Benefits

MQIC members have access to a wide range of special benefits including:

  • Quality Reporting Services that allow practices to benchmark their performance against evidence-based care guidelines
  • Quality Submission Services that submits reports on behalf of the practice for pay-for-performance programs such as PQRS, eRx and Bridges to Excellence (note: additional fee required)
  • Aggregated clinical data that have been de-identified, cleaned, and harmonized
  • Aggregated de-identified data for population-based research projects
  • Report training and assistance

Features

MQIC members enjoy these innovative features:

  • Quality Reporting Services (provided free) that leverages your secure Internet connection to extract and transmit de-identified clinical data to GE Healthcare’s HIPAA compliant data warehouse and offers:
    • consistent clinical vocabularies
    • data harmonization process to help ensure data and improve report accuracy
    • accessibility through:
      • Web-based portal
      • Centricity EMR web viewer
      • Quality and Reporting tab in Centricity Practice Solution version 10
    • quality reports for different programs including:
      • Meaningful Use
      • PQRS
      • DOQ-IT
  • Quality Submission Services (available for an additional fee) that facilitates participation in quality programs including:
    • PQRS
    • eRx program
    • Bridges to Excellence Diabetes Recognition program

Service & Support

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Resources

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