Q Corp's Cost of Care Work Featured in Health Affairs Blog Post on AffordabilityExternal Link

News November 16, 2017
Health Affairs
Q Corp's Cost of Care work was featured alongside other organizations as examples of how regional health improvement collaboratives are taking on the health care affordability crisis in a Health Affairs blog post by author Elizabeth Mitchell. Read the post, The Road To Affordability: How Collaborating At The Community Level Can Reduce Costs, Improve Care, And Spread Best Practices here.

Clinician Academy Featured in Recent Issue of "Medicine in Oregon"

Announcements July 17, 2017

The Oregon Medical Association (OMA) shares information about the Institute's Clinician Academy in their most recent issue of Medicine in Oregon. The article, "Uncovering the Spark: Oregon’s Clinician Academy Combats Provider Burnout," covers the Clinician Academy and its work to improve care and reduce provider burnout.

How Oregon Created a CPC+ CollaborativeExternal Link

News June 29, 2017
The Milbank Memorial Fund
Oregon is like a lot of markets participating in the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) initiative, and payer participants in the state’s initiative know that they need to function as a “collaborative” if they are to meet the goals of the project—to help participating primary care practices transform the way they deliver care. Read more about this in the Milbank Memorial Fund Article, How Oregon Created a CPC+ Collaborative.

MACRA Playbook Conference Featured in State of Reform PostExternal Link

News June 6, 2017
State of Reform
MACRA. QPP. MIPS. Value-based payment. If you feel lost in the sea of acronyms, reporting requirements and systems-level change, you aren’t alone. Years of ongoing effort to transform the healthcare system – including the development of Coordinated Care Organizations and hundreds of primary care practices becoming recognized Patient-Centered Primary Care Homes – are now matched with Medicare’s move to paying for high-value care.

Q Corp featured in report about advancing Data Sharing

Announcements May 27, 2017

As Medicare, Medicaid, employers, and commercial payers press for new ways of paying for care, the data sharing enterprise will become an ever more important component of provider and payer strategic planning. Q Corp is proud to be included in this recently released report from the Health Care Payment LAN: Data Sharing Requirements Initiative: Collaborative Approaches to Advance Data SharingThe goal of this report is to assist individual organizations in making strategic decisions about data sharing. 

Portland Health Firm to Merge with Salt Lake City GroupExternal Link

News May 14, 2017
Portland Business Journal
About nine months after entering into a strategic business partnership, Oregon Health Care Quality Corp. and Salt Lake City-based HealthInsight Management Corp. have agreed to merge. The governing boards of those groups and HealthInsight Oregon, formerly known as Acumentra Health, approved the merger. HealthInsight and Q Corp have already collaborated on health care quality improvement and transformation efforts nationally for several years.