QMs update: Preparing for the unfreeze in SimpleAnalyzer™

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On Dec. 4, CMS issued a memo outlining changes to unfreeze the Five-Star ratings effective on Jan. 27, 2021. CMS plans to update the quality measures using data based on the following data collection periods: Assessment-based QMs through Jun. 30, 2020 Claims-based QMs through Jun. 30, 2020 QRP QMs through … Read More

New SimpleAnalyzer™ Function Scores report drives dramatically improved resident outcomes

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Are you aware that CMS calculates functional outcomes scores immediately upon submission of a resident’s 5-day assessment? Did you know that SimpleLTC uses machine learning algorithms to present those scores in real-time?  The new SimpleAnalyzer™ Function Scores report provides insight into residents’ admission, expected, and discharge scores within minutes of … Read More

NEW: 7 QRP-based QMs in SimpleAnalyzer™

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SimpleLTC is excited to announce that we’ve added 7 new QRP-based quality measures in SimpleAnalyzer™. You can now analyze and track the following QRP QMs… S001 – Functional Assessment/Care Plan S002 – Percent of Residents or Patients with Pressure Ulcers That Are New/Worsened S007 – Drug Regimen Review S013 – … Read More

NEW: COVID-19 scrubber rules in SimpleAnalyzer™

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As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, SimpleLTC is working hard to provide resources and tools to help. In that effort, we’ve added 4 new SimpleAnalyzer™ scrubber rules to help you contain COVID-19 in your facility.  Indication of Coronavirus and Contact with Others (COVID-19) This rule flags if I8000 includes … Read More