A Quality Improvement Advisor acts as a trusted advisor to healthcare providers across the State of Michigan, helping providers manage quality improvement (QI) and process improvement (PI) projects, comply with Federal and State regulations, and adopt best practices, often leveraging health IT and information exchange systems. A Quality Improvement Advisor supports the goals of the Center for Appropriate Care by promoting the improvement of patient care and population health, providing direct-to-provider technical assistance towards the achievement of clinical quality and process improvement goals and participation in quality reporting programs.
The Center for Appropriate Care supports providers across a number of different technical assistance programs including:
The Center for Appropriate Care is seeking to add a Quality Improvement Advisor to the GLPTN program, however technical assistance staff are periodically cross trained and utilized on multiple TA programs. This is a client-facing role, responsible for managing a large number of client relationships and keeping client projects on track.
A Quality Improvement Advisor effectively manages client communications and engagement, and works directly with physicians, other providers, and office managers to enable achievement of QI/PI and participate in quality reporting and incentive programs (e.g. Quality Payment Program Merit Based Incentive Payment System, Meaningful Use standards as defined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services).
Specific Duties and Responsibilities may vary by TA program but typically include:
Keywords: QPP, MIPS, Meaningful Use, MU, EHR, EMR, quality, workflows, QI, process improvement, ambulatory, Medicaid, Medicare
In order to meet the objectives described above, a Quality Improvement Advisor should have:
Bonus points if you have previous clinical experience!
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