This is a formatted excel spreadsheet that I will provide along with additional resources.
The purpose of this assignment is to conduct a brief environmental scan to identify a list of 30 health care quality measures that are being either currently used or in the process of being developed. This list will be used to select one measure for the detailed measure specification work you will be working on for Assignment 2. The list of Identified measure must include all three measure domainsstructure, process and outcome. It should include both primary and behavioral health care measures and measures that are in your area of current interest or health care issues you may have worked on in your previous job.
You may use credible resources to perform the environmental scan. The following resources are excellent candidates for your search:
a. NQF Quality Positioning System (QPS)
b. AHRQs National Quality Measures Clearing House
c. MAP Measures Under Consideration (MUC)
d. CMS Measures Inventory
1. Describe briefly the review process/methodology used for the scan. Include search terms used and your rationale for selecting the sample measures for the assignment. Submit this as a Word document.
2. List your sample of 30 measures in an Excel sheet (see attached Excel template) for your assignment submission. Use the following for your columns and populate them with information retrieved from scanning:
i. ID (NQF, MUC, Other)
ii. Measure Title
iii. Brief measure description
iv. Measure type (e.g., process, outcome, structure, etc.)
v. eCQM/eMeasure Retooling status
vi. Year of measure development
vii. NQF Endorsement status
viii. Date of last NQF endorsement
ix. Name of measure steward
x. Briefly describe your reason for selecting each measure
xi. Provide information sources used