ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Truven Health Analytics™ today announced that it has received certification as a Quality Improvement Organization (QIO)-Like Entity from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). In receiving this certification, Truven Health Analytics is now eligible to compete for a wide variety of government-sponsored projects that are limited to health quality experts who have demonstrated success at improving health quality for Medicare beneficiaries.
The newly redesigned QIO Program is one of the largest federal programs dedicated to improving health quality. The mission of the program is to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, economy, and quality of services delivered to Medicare beneficiaries. With its QIO-Like Entity certification, Truven Health Analytics will be able to provide its industry-leading healthcare data, analytics and performance benchmarking to help CMS identify cost savings, improve outcomes, detect fraud and conduct large-scale research studies within the QIO Program.
“This certification allows us to bring our robust big data analytics, technical assistance, and population health capabilities to critical CMS projects that are focused squarely on healthcare quality improvement,” said Tonia Bleecher, vice president, Truven Health Analytics. “We are honored to have this opportunity to partner with CMS.”
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About Truven Health Analytics
At Truven Health Analytics we are dedicated to delivering the answers our clients need to improve healthcare quality and reduce costs. We are a healthcare analytics company with robust, widely-respected data assets and advanced analytic expertise that have served the global healthcare industry for more than 30 years. These combine with our unique perspective from across the entire healthcare industry to give hospitals, clinicians, employers, health plans, government agencies, life sciences researchers, and policymakers the confidence they need to make the right decisions, right now, every time. With our healthcare-specific expertise and tools for managing complex and disparate data, we understand how to implement and integrate tailored analytics that drive improvement.
Truven Health Analytics owns some of the most trusted brands in healthcare, such as Micromedex, ActionOI, 100 Top Hospitals, MarketScan, and Advantage Suite. Truven has its principal offices in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Chicago; and Denver. For more information, please visit http://truvenhealth.com.