QMs update: Preparing for the unfreeze in SimpleAnalyzer™

Melina HalikiasIndustry, Secure NewsLeave a Comment

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

Melina HalikiasSecure News, SimpleAnalyzerLeave a Comment

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™

Melina HalikiasSecure News, SimpleAnalyzer2 Comments

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™

Melina HalikiasSecure News, SimpleAnalyzerLeave a Comment

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

[Live training, Feb 25] Getting the most from your MDS scrubber rules in SimpleAnalyzer™

Ken BellSecure News, SimpleAnalyzer, Training6 Comments

Learn critical MDS scrubber strategies in our live training session Did you know most skilled nursing facilities miss out on important reimbursement and quality improvement opportunities — even if they are using an MDS scrubber? In today’s PDPM world, pre-transmission MDS scrubbing is more critical than ever for improving MDS … Read More