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Last week, CMS released the final rule for the changes to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). While there are only minor changes to the program in 2020, bigger changes are expected in 2021. Here are two of the big takeaways from the final rule. MIPS Value Pathways (MVPs) CMS intends to move toward what […]
Last week, CMS released the final rule for the changes to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2020. Changes to the program next year are minimal, but are still important to note as you head into performance year 4. Performance Category Weights There will be no change to the performance category weights in MIPS […]
The SurveyVitals team will be in Orlando this weekend for the Anesthesiology 2019 show and we’d love to see our clients! Bob Vosburgh, Devon Smith and Meg Rust will be in Booth 705 both Saturday and Sunday at the Orange County Convention Center. We hope to see you there!
Tina Eide, a board certified anesthesiologist from Matrix Anesthesia, was one of the winners of our recent Patient Experience Week giveaway. We asked Tina about the best practices she follows to provide exceptional patient care, and we’re excited to share her responses. Tina studied medicine at the University of Washington and trained at Virginia Mason […]
Have you set up a challenge yet? Using Challenge Mode, you can create a competition between your providers to encourage improvement. Once the competition is live, you can monitor the results in real-time from your dashboard. During Challenge Mode setup, choose questions or question areas you want to focus on. At the end of the […]
SurveyVitals’ digital patient experience surveys help you gain a deeper understanding of your performance with immediate patient feedback. Did you know our solution includes many more surveys at no additional cost to help drive improvement from every angle of your practice? 1. Point of Care Our Point of Care tool allows you to address patient […]
Today, there’s a bigger emphasis on the patient experience than ever–and for good reason. Here are five reasons you should want to achieve higher patient experience scores. 1. A better patient experience often leads to better outcomes Numerous studies have shown a correlation between positive patient experience and better health outcomes. The patient experience is […]
Clint Allred, a full-time CRNA for Anesthesia Associates of Boise, was the grand prize winner of our recent Patient Experience Week giveaway. He is performing in the top 25% of anesthesia providers nationally. We asked Clint about his best practices for providing exceptional patient care, and we’re excited to share his responses. Clint completed his […]
The final rule for MIPS 2020 outlines the changes to the MIPS program coming in 2021. Read more here. This week, CMS released the proposed rule for Year 4 of the Quality Payment Program (QPP). Many of the Year 3 requirements will be maintained going into the 2020 performance year; we highlighted the proposed changes […]
CMS has released the final rule for MIPS 2020. Read the key takeaways here. If you’re participating in MIPS, you’ll need to know about the changes to the program in 2020. This week, CMS released the Quality Payment Program proposed rule for the next performance year. While their goal is to maintain many of the […]
SurveyVitals has enhanced the Location & Provider Details reporting feature to optimize how organization and division-level users capture provider performance. Location & Provider Details allows organization and division-level users to quickly filter, sort, and rank division and provider performance for the whole organization. This time-saving tool eliminates the work of running custom reports and organizing […]
With SurveyVitals’ comprehensive solution, you have access to all of our features without any extra cost. It’s likely you’re using our robust reporting tools, but are you taking full advantage of everything your solution has to offer? Here are five SurveyVitals features you should consider incorporating into your improvement strategy today. 1) Comment Sentiment Analysis […]
SurveyVitals has long helped our clients gain a better understanding of patient comments with semantic keyword analysis. With the release of our new Report Builder, we’re taking comment analysis to the next level with sentiment reporting. A recent review of SurveyVitals data showed that 36% of patients leave at least one comment when responding to […]
Expect alert emails to look a bit different when they hit your inboxes this week! Based on client feedback, we’ve updated alerts emails with a sleek new interface and made it easier for clinicians to view trends in performance. Previous alert emails included the display of a provider’s percentile rank over time for the corresponding […]
April 22-26 was Patient Experience Week and to celebrate, we asked our clients to share what drives them to provide memorable patient care. Those who responded were eligible to win an Amazon gift card. We’re excited to announce the winners of the giveaway and to share what motivates and inspires them to provide an exceptional […]
SurveyVitals is excited to announce the launch of the Improvement Center in our client portal! Our reporting, alerts, and dashboards have given our clients the real-time data needed to identify trends and work toward improving the patient experience. The Improvement Center takes the solution to the next level with a wealth of educational videos and […]
You’ve been using the SurveyVitals solution to gain a deeper understanding of your patient experience. Now how do you share your performance with the world? When 88 percent of patients look online to choose a physician, showcasing your quality of care is more important than ever. We have three tools that make sharing your patient […]
The Quality Payment Program (QPP) falls under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). It is a value-based program that determines reimbursement for clinicians treating Medicare patients. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the final rule outlining the Quality Payment Program (QPP) for 2020. Keep reading to learn […]
The patient experience is improving because of your dedication. Here are some remarkable metrics you were a part of in 2018. Over 2 million surveys were completed last year, providing feedback on more than 31 million questions and bringing in over 2 million comments. Patient comments were overwhelmingly positive–there were 57 positive words for every […]
2018 was an outstanding year for SurveyVitals and our clients. We launched a new and improved portal, released additional product features, and brought in over 2 million surveys! As we head into 2019, we’re looking at revamping some existing features and adding new resources that will help our clients get the most out of the […]