Quality & Efficiency Analytics

Gain insight into readmission rates, complication rates, mortality and other outcome measures for top acute care episodes. Compare post-discharge and total episode costs across peer hospitals. Drill-down into case details to gain the insights needed for quality improvement.

Leveraging All Payer Data

Transform the administrative data you already collect into analytic insights that engage hospitals and physicians in meaningful collaboration to improve quality.

 

For Regional Care Improvement

Track and improve important value-based payment metrics like readmissions to avoid CMS penalties. Compare specialty-specific quality and cost measures to identify opportunities to improve market position. 

Hospitals Need More Timely, Actionable Information

Value-based Purchasing Puts Hospitals at Risk for CMS Penalties

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Hospital associations, departments of health, and quality improvement organizations want to help hospitals succeed in the transition from fee-for-service to value-based purchasing but are challenged in delivering relevant, timely, actionable information. Common limitations of current reporting solutions include:
  • Reports are based on data from years past, too late to help with improvement of readmissions rates, hospital acquired infections, and other outcome measures.
  • Quality metrics are not specifically focused on the high volume, elective procedures that are most sensitive to referrals and patient choice.
  • Cost comparisons do not reflect the full episode costs, ignoring professional fees, rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and other post-acute services.
“Reducing variation and isolating risk starts with empowering care providers with reliable tools that can deliver performance data in context to the broader care community.”

- Sam R. Watson, Michigan Health and Hospital Association Senior Vice President, Patient Safety and Quality

ArborMetrix Provides New Insights for Hospital Leaders

Leveraging Your All Payer Database to Improve Value-based Purchasing Metrics

The ArborMetrix platform provides a flexible reporting and analytics platform that delivers essential information for steering hospitals towards success under value-based payment and at-risk contracting.

  • Readmissions analysis for key conditions considered in CMS value-based purchasing programs - including Pneumonia, Heart Failure, AMI, and Joint Replacement.
  • Analysis of important patient safety indicators (PSIs) using definitions published by AHRQ.
  • Value metrics for Top 25 conditions and procedures with high volumes and high variability in cost and quality.
  • Comparative hospital rankings in each of the top service lines based on key metrics such as in-hospital mortality, rates of serious surgical complications, rates of unplanned reoperation, readmission rates, and full episode costs.
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What Our Customers Are Saying

Michigan Health and Hospital Association (MHA) Keystone Center is Powered by ArborMetrix

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"ArborMetrix delivered a superior software platform on time and on budget to assist our hospitals with the complex issue of readmissions. Their expertise integrating MHA's all payer inpatient data with their web based analytics and reporting tools has made them a valuable partner for the MHA."

Jim Lee
Vice President, Data Policy and Development, Policy and Data Services