5 Things Every Board Member Must Know About Healthcare Quality Reporting

ADownload Printable VersionDownload Printable Versions the CEO or Board President of a healthcare institution, you understand that guiding and supporting your organization's efforts to deliver safe, high-quality patient care and ensuring the institution's financial security is the charge and responsibility of all board members. And while financial information has historically been available and well understood by boards, precious little information has been available about the quality and outcome of care being provided.

But times have changed. The requirements to report quantitative, patient-specific, quality and outcome data are being mandated by regulatory agencies and third-party payers for the purposes of reimbursement and program accreditation.

The stakes are high. You know that you must take steps to fully inform board members about the potential negative consequences to both clinical care and third-party payer reimbursement if they don't grasp the issues and challenges they face in guiding your institution's quality reporting efforts.

To successfully navigate your institution through this new environment driven by quality data and reporting, boards first need to learn to identify healthcare quality data. In this lecture, “5 Things Every Board Member Must Know About Healthcare Quality Reporting,” attendees will learn:

An informed board is your best asset for gaining support for your efforts. By understanding these reporting requirements, you will be better positioned to secure approval for the resources you need to provide high-quality care and to capture all of the reimbursements available for your institution.

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