The EMPAQ® Online Tool is Open for Data Submission Through May 29
Truven Health Analytics is partnering with the National Business Group on Health to facilitate the newly improved Employer Measures of Productivity, Absence and Quality™ (EMPAQ®) program. EMPAQ® is an employer-developed and driven program that provides standardized metrics to assist companies in evaluating their health and productivity programs. For more information, visit www.empaq.org.
Truven Health Identifies the 15 Highest-Performing U.S. Hospital Systems
Truven Health Analytics has released its seventh annual 15 Top Health Systems study — naming the top U.S. health systems based on balanced, superior systemwide performance in care quality, patient satisfaction, cost of care, and operational efficiency. The study is the only one of its kind to aggregate
rigorous analysis of individual hospital performance into system-level data. See who made the list.
EDGE Initial Validation Audit Solution for Health Plans
Truven Health Analytics™ is ready to help health plans meet the ACA requirement for an EDGE server Initial Validation Audit (IVA). CMS requires health plans to hire an independent auditor with certified coders to review and validate EDGE server data. The current deadline to select a vendor is March 31, 2015. Truven Health is an IVA-qualified vendor with a solution that meets these requirements. Contact us
for more information.
Disruption and Innovation in the Healthcare Economy
Truven Health Analytics President and CEO Mike Boswood spoke at the North Carolina Hospital Association Winter Meeting on February 18. Attendees included Association members plus members of the state’s government, as he spoke to “Disruption and Innovation in the Healthcare Economy.” See the press release and download an infographic that summarizes his speech.