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Media Alert: Diameter Health President and NCQA Directors to Present on NCQA eMeasure Program at the SHIEC 2018 Annual Conference

08/8/2018

Leading Enabler of Clinical Insight to Discuss a New Approach to Clinical Quality Measurement at Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative Conference

WHAT:           

Diameter Health (Booth #58) announced today that its President and Chief Strategy Officer, John D’Amore, will present at the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC) 2018 Annual Conference. Taking place in Atlanta, GA, August 19-22, 2018, the conference will showcase health information exchange (HIE) successes and expansion in response to national healthcare needs and initiatives.

D’Amore will co-present with Wendy Talbot, MPH, Director, Measure Validation and Data Collection, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), and Anne Smith, MHSA, RN, BSN, Director, Measure Validation, NCQA, on opportunities and challenges for the NCQA eMeasure program in providing standard, supplemental clinical data to health plans to support HEDIS reporting and other analytic initiatives. They will also discuss how HIEs have become a key source of clinical data for health plans.

Diameter Health, which is certified for more NCQA eMeasures than any other vendor, will also be discussing how to use longitudinal standard supplemental data for HEDIS reporting and population health initiatives including care management and risk adjustment at Booth 58.

WHO:             

John D’Amore, MS, President and Chief Strategy Officer for Diameter Health, has over a decade of experience providing informatics and strategic insight to healthcare organizations. As co-founder of Diameter Health, he is dedicated to improving healthcare quality and efficiency through the intelligent use of data. D’Amore is also a technical advisor to NCQA and a primary editor of HL7’s standard for care summaries, the Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture.

Wendy Talbot, MPH has 17 years of industry experience working with federal, state and local government, managed care and behavioral health organizations, and physician groups. As the Director of the Measure Validation and Data Collection with the NCQA, she is responsible for its HEDIS Compliance Audit program.

Anne Smith, MHSA, RN, BSN, is the Director of Measure Validation at NCQA. She is responsible for the annual updates for the electronic clinical quality measures (eCQM) used in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) programs and operation of the eCQM Certification program at NCQA.

WHEN:

Standard Supplemental Data from NCQA eMeasures: A New Approach to Clinical Quality Measurement: Tuesday, August 21 at 2:45 PM ET

WHERE:

Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Regency VI Conference Room, 265 Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30303

HOW:

To learn more or register for the SHIEC Annual here Conference, https://strategichie.com/event/shiec-2018-annual-conference

To schedule an interview with D’Amore at SHIEC, please contact Antonia Rutter at arutter@ariamarketing.com

To learn more about Diameter Health, please visit: https://www.diameterhealth.com/

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