1upHealth Selected by NCQA as Digital Quality Solutions Pilot Project Partner
Company identified by NCQA as an industry pioneer in accelerating the shift to digital quality
BOSTON , June 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — 1upHealtha market leader with the healthcare industry’s most comprehensive FHIR® data platform, today announced that it was one of six healthcare organizations selected by the National Quality Assurance Committee (NCQA) to participate in its first Digital Quality Solutions pilot. The companies represent health plans, delivery systems and health information technology companies. Pilot organizations will provide feedback on the usefulness, feasibility and value of the NCQA software offering, including its implications for HEDIS measurement reporting and its value-added contribution to advancing performance improvement efforts. quality and care management.
The pilot project will last approximately six months and will involve numerous workshops and feedback sessions with participating organizations. Don RuckerMD, MBA, MS, will act as an executive sponsor to lead the company’s efforts with NCQA.
“We are honored to have been selected as a pilot partner to advance the evolution of healthcare toward digital quality measures that can improve outcomes in real time,” said Dr. Rucker. “It all starts with a modern, scalable cloud environment that can handle large amounts of disparate data, clean it up, and make it usable.”
The 1upHealth FHIR® Data Platform is purpose-built to provide large-scale interoperability and analytic capability across a patient-mediated network of 10,000+ clinical and payer endpoints using frictionless APIs. The 1up platform is the easiest way to receive data from disparate sources, convert it into a common FHIR® format, and send the data to partners and customers. Our native apps in a scalable cloud platform give healthcare organizations the ability to manage admission and govern data usage with granular access controls and field-level security. This modern infrastructure serves as the foundation for customers to derive meaningful answers from their data using familiar analytics tools such as SQLand “bring your own analytics” to deploy “containerized analytics”.
“We are thrilled to work with NCQA as a digital quality pioneer,” said Joe Gagnon, CEO of 1upHealth. “Our company was established with the goal of providing a modern architecture to replace one that is largely paper-based or uses flat files. We look forward to assisting the NCQA in their mission to make HEDIS and more relevant, actionable and closer to the point of care.”
For more information on the NCQA’s digital quality efforts, visit: https://www.ncqa.org/digital/
1upHealth offers the healthcare industry’s most comprehensive FHIR® data platform that enables organizations to easily connect, control and calculate data in a common format. Health plans, providers, biopharma and digital health companies use 1up’s APIs and native integrations with EMRs to combine claims and clinical data on 1up’s scalable infrastructure where customers manage the access and send data to partners, or interact with that data by applying analytics to get meaningful answers for more informed decision-making. Founded in 2017, the company’s Trusted Interoperability Network enables patient-mediated connections to more than 10,000 clinical and payer endpoints. Gartner named 1upHealth a “Cool Vendor in Healthcare Interoperability” for its FHIR® platform.
About the NCQA
NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of health care. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of healthcare organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key performance areas. NCQA Health Care Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in healthcare. NCQA website (ncqa.org) contains information intended to help consumers, employers and others make informed health care choices. NCQA can also be found at Twitter @ncqaon Facebook at facebook.com/NCQA.org/ and on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/ncqa.
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