Baptist Health Physician Partners

Quality Measures

What is measured?

Baptist Health Physician Partners is completely focused on quality. As a partner, you will receive a Quality Performance Summary each quarter that contains: Physician Demographics, Attribution Summary, Engagement Measures/Results, Quality Measures/Results, and a Star Ranking among peers in your specialty.

Below, you will find the different quality groupings for physicians and their respective measures for 2017.

Measures that apply to all Partners:

MEASURE INCENTIVE TARGET
Log into Crimson Account Quarterly
Download and Engage Staff Connect Communication App
Generic Drug Utilization 84% – Read More (use definition listed below)
Reduce High Cost Brand Rx Utilization

Measure Definition:

The portion of prescribed drugs within the therapeutic class that were generic as categorized by Medispan. Percent Generic is calculated as the number of 30-day adjusted prescriptions filled for generic and over-the-counter drugs divided by the total number of 30-day adjusted prescriptions. “% of Generic Usage” is the percent of generic prescriptions that a given prescribers writes in the selected drug class. “Cost Per Unit (Avg)” is the average cost of a prescription in a given drug class for a particular provider.

Physicians that Admit, Discharge, Consult or Perform Procedures at a Baptist Health Facility

  • Log into Crimson Analytics (Continuum of Care) account quarterly and view available data.
  • Download and engage the Staff Connect Communication App.
  • Generic Drug Utilization of 84% or greater, partnership wide.
  • Reduce High Cost Brand Rx Utilization
  • Length of Stay
  • Percentage of 30 Day Readmissions with Excludes (Any APR-DRG)
  • Mortality Rate with Excludes
  • Hospital Acquired Conditions (HACS/1,000 patients)

Inpatient OB/GYN Physicians

  • Log into Crimson Analytics (Continuum of Care) account quarterly and view available data.
  • Download and engage the Staff Connect Communication App.
  • Generic Drug Utilization of 84% or greater, partnership wide.
  • Reduce High Cost Brand Rx Utilization
  • Length of Stay
  • Percentage of 30 Day Readmissions with Excludes (Any APR-DRG)
  • Primary Cesarean Delivery Rate
  • Hospital Acquired Conditions (HACS/1,000 patients)

Outpatient Discharging Group

Outpatient physicians who discharge from a Baptist Health facility with 24+ cases per year.

  • Log into Crimson Analytics (Continuum of Care) account quarterly and view available data
  • Download and engage the Staff Connect Communication App.
  • Generic Drug Utilization of 84% or greater, partnership wide.
  • Reduce High Cost Brand Rx Utilization
  • Length of Stay In Hours
  • % of OP cases with ED visit within 3 days of procedure
  • % of OP cases with ED visit within 30 days of procedure

How are patients attributed?

Crimson is a claims-based data repository. Physicians practicing at a Baptist Health facility that are listed as the last attending in Epic will be attributed as the designated attending in Crimson.

Emergency Room Physicians

  • Log into Crimson Analytics (Continuum of Care) account quarterly and view available data.
  • Download and engage the Staff Connect Communication App.
  • Generic Drug Utilization of 84% or greater, partnership wide.
  • Opioid Prescriptions/1,000 Patients
  • Reduce High Cost Brand Rx Utilization
  • Length of Stay in Hours
  • Percentage of 72 Hours Revisits to ED
  • Percentage of 72 Hour Revisits to ED Resulting in an Inpatient Admission

Primary Care Physicians (Attributed to Patients Under BHPP Contracts)

  • Download and engage the Staff Connect Communication App.
  • Generic Drug Utilization of 84% or greater, partnership wide.
  • Opioid Prescriptions/1,000 Patients
  • Reduce High Cost Brand Rx Utilization
  • % Avoidable Inpatient Admissions
  • % of 30 Day Readmissions (All Cause)
  • ED Utilization/1,000 Patients
  • Evidence Based Measure Compliance for:
    • Adult Access to Health Care-% of patients seen by primary care annually
    • Breast Cancer Screening
    • Colorectal Cancer Screening
    • Cervical Cancer Screening
    • Annual Monitoring of Persistent Meds-Adult patients taking digoxin or diuretic or ACE/ARB with at least one serum potassium and creatinine during the measurement year.
    • Hemoglobin A1c testing and control for diabetic population <8%
    • Screening for Nephropathy and Retinopathy in diabetic population

Crimson Tip Sheets:

Inpatient Physicians

Outpatient Physicians

Primary Care and Pediatric Physicians

If you don’t have a Crimson account or user ID, please contact Megan McQueen at 501-202-4319 or megan.mcqueen@baptist-health.org.

If you have forgotten your password, click “Forgot Password” located within the log in portal. If you have difficulty logging in or need assistance, contact Crimson customer support at 1-855-372-8896 or CrimsonSupport@advisory.com.

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