Entries by Stephanie Clouser

Measurement Alignment Efforts First Step Towards Driving Health Improvements in the Commonwealth

Healthcare quality measurement is not sexy. Or at least that’s what my boss, KHC Executive Co-Director Randa Deaton, has said. As the KHC Data Scientist, I disagree. And judging by the attendance at this month’s KHC Community Health Forum, “Driving Health Improvements Through Measurement Alignment,” I’m not the only one who disagrees. On September 10, […]

Kentucky Core Healthcare Measures Set Expands to 38 Adult and Pediatric Primary Care Measures

After a summer of deliberations by committees, the 2019 Kentucky Core Healthcare Measures Set has been finalized, increasing the number of core measures from 34 to 38. The final vote resulted in the removal of three measures, addition of seven measures, and the upgrade of two measures from “standard” priority to “high” priority. Measures added […]

Call for Public Comment: Proposed Changes to KY Core Healthcare Measures Set

Modifications are being made to the Kentucky Core Healthcare Measures Set (KCHMS), and healthcare stakeholders throughout the Commonwealth are invited and encouraged to review and comment on those submissions during a public comment period that will run through August 9. In 2018, the core measures set was developed and released through a public-private partnership with […]