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MedHOK Earns 2012 Disease Management Performance Measures CertificationMedHOK Now Holds Software Certification by NCQA for HEDIS(R), Pay for Performance, and Disease Management Performance Measures (July 17, 2012)
TAMPA, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 07/17/12 -- MedHOK, one of the healthcare industry's fastest-growing software companies, announced today that it has achieved Disease Management (DM) performance measures certification for 360Care® software, version 2.56, from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
The Disease Management performance measure software certification was developed by NCQA in 2012. MedHOK's 360Care® NCQA DM performance measure certified software will help health plans and other entities improve disease management programs by identifying and stratifying eligible populations and constantly monitoring the certified performance measures for each member in the disease management population group. MedHOK was certified for the administrative portion of NCQA's DM performance measures, which are:
- Management of People With Heart Failure
- Management of People With Ischemic Vascular Disease
- Persistence of Beta-Blocker Treatment After a Heart Attack
- Management of People With COPD
- Management of People With Asthma
- Management of People With Diabetes
NCQA became the first DM accreditation organization to utilize performance measures to assess the impact of programs on care for people with asthma, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart failure, and ischemic vascular disease.
Achieving three NCQA certifications places MedHOK in an elite group of software companies certified on HEDIS®, P4P and DM. MedHOK's integrated care, quality and compliance platform facilitates improved clinical outcomes and care coordination while enhancing quality measures, compliance, and financial performance. Utilizing NCQA HEDIS® and DM performance measures allows plans holistically to identify disease states, co-morbidities, and care gaps. NCQA P4P helps drive provider focus on quality gaps and improve outcomes.
"NCQA is the gold standard in terms of determining quality in the healthcare arena. These certifications and MedHOK's single platform for care, quality and compliance will help health plans and providers to improve care and quality outcomes," said Anil Kottoor, president and CEO, MedHOK. "Better outcomes will help plans drive membership and revenue."
Tampa, Fla.-based MedHOK has more than 18 million lives in production and expects to double that number in 2012, making it one of the healthcare industry's fastest growing software companies. It offers a cloud-based integrated software platform for care management, quality and compliance that enables physicians, ACOs, PCMHs, payers and TPAs to manage and measure care against national quality standards for optimal outcomes. Its innovative modular software helps healthcare organizations meet quality, care and compliance objectives across business lines by facilitating real-time information sharing with all stakeholders to address disease management and care coordination, clinical quality and utilization review, and quality and financial measures. ICD-10 compliant, HIE-ready and securely accessible on any device, the MedHOK platform is user-friendly, rapidly deployed and easily configurable for a low total cost of ownership. MedHOK's 360Care® software is NCQA Disease Management performance measures certified. Its 360Measures® software is NCQA HEDIS® and Pay 4 Performance measures certified.
NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations and recognizes physicians in key clinical areas. NCQA's Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA is committed to providing health care quality information through the Web, media and data licensing agreements in order to help consumers, employers and others make more informed health care choices.
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