Clinical and Economic Research

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Tag: quality outcomes

Research Study

Inpatient Quality Outcome Performance and Population Resource Utilization

With Richard Averill, MS, Ron Mills, PhD

This 3M Clinical and Economic Research report focuses on the four Quality Outcome Performance Measures (QOPMs) that relate to hospital…

3M Commentary

A language of value

By Richard Averill, MS

As the debate over healthcare reform intensifies, affordability will be a central issue. The high cost of health care can…


Florida: Analysis of Potentially Preventable Healthcare Events of Medicaid Enrollees

Published by the State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration This report uses data from July 2016 to June…

Journal Article

Are We Confident of Across-Hospital Mortality Comparisons?

With Richard Fuller, MS, Jack Hughes, MD, Norbert Goldfield, MD

Published in the American Journal of Medical Quality, April 2018, by Richard L. Fuller, MS, John S. Hughes, MD,…


Webinar: Drive quality with accurate severity of illness and risk of mortality

Explore how precise capture of severity-of-illness and risk-of-mortality measures impact quality outcomes and reimbursement.…

Journal Article

Healthcare Payment System Reform: Improving Care and Reducing Costs By Focusing on Quality Outcomes

A review of healthcare payment system reform, both at the federal and state level.…

3M Commentary

Risk Adjustment and Socioeconomic Status – The NQF Task Force Report

By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

I was fortunate to serve on the NQF Task Force on Risk Adjustment for Socioeconomic Status or other Sociodemographic Factors…