Performance metrics


Does Big Data Play a Role in Healthcare Provider Performance?

By Kevin A. Schulman, MD, Bivarus Cofounder A fascinating article in published in The New York Times last year explores the relationship between big data and effectively measuring employee performance. In the article, author Phyllis Korkki reports that while big data...

Is HCAHPS® Data Used for Meaningful Performance Assessments?

By Kevin A. Schulman, MD, cofounder There are lots of opportunities to submit provider performance data, but the question remains whether those data are being used to make meaningful assessments of performance. Here, there is a cautionary tale in the Medicare patient...

Best Practices for Patient Portals to Improve Patient Engagement

By David Levin, chief executive officer A patient portal can be an excellent patient engagement tool, helping patients actively participate in their own health care. With CMS’s Meaningful Use guidelines, creating an effective patient portal is more important than...

Meaningful Data Fuels Meaningful Change

By Kevin Schulman, MD Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer at Bivarus “Your scores are down. Fix them!” This response is all too common these days in a world where we assess health-care professionals with incomplete performance metrics. We’re all concerned...

Patient Instrument Responsive Design Updates

In order to best meet your patient’s needs we have modernized our patient survey design! This update includes: Responsive design changes allow our survey to more easily work in all browsers and across a range of mobile devices ‘Selection tapping’ and...

Enhanced Provider Performance Reports

We are pleased to announce four new platform tools for data managers: Enhanced Provider Performance Reports – with “one-click” users can now download all provider performance reports into a single .zip file. Making report printing and distribution a...
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