Chicago-based startup Apervita implemented electronic clinical quality measures from the National Committee for Quality Assurance. The company’s software makes it easier for healthcare organizations to identify data issues and improve quality.
Chicago-based software firm Apervita is making it easier for healthcare companies to report on quality measures. The startup, which focuses its efforts on helping hospitals and insurers share data, is building the first software tool to certify clinical quality measures from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
“Instead of having to read a piece of paper and having to turn it into a measure specification that a programmer could implement, they can just download it,” said Dr. Blackford Middleton, Apervita’s chief informatics and innovation officer. “Quality measurement is very broad. That’s one of the reasons why physicians are so burned out, frankly.”
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