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New Quality Measure to Quantify How Well Healthcare Organizations Keep People Healthy at Home

MedCity News writes researchers have established a new measure, “Healthy Days at Home,” that attempts to quantify how well healthcare organizations keep people healthy and out of facility-based healthcare settings.

Researchers at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in conjunction with the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) established a new measure, “Healthy Days at Home,” that attempts to quantify how well healthcare organizations keep people healthy and out of facility-based healthcare settings.

The full study, published in Healthcare presents a novel population-based outcome measure that quantifies how much time Medicare beneficiaries spent away from in-patient stays and other acute-care services that could help providers tailor quality-improvement initiatives to address the needs of specific patient populations.

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