Clinical Quality

Measuring the success of efforts to improve the overall health of the Medicare Fee-for-Service patients we serve is the most critical component of Onslow Partners in Care's mission. Without the use of real and timely data, we could not provide to you, our patients, the information that you need to understand the impact we can have in working together toward a healthier population and improved healthcare delivery system.

We will be measuring ourselves against standards set and utilized by hundreds of other ACOs around the country. This will allow us to not only report data back to you about us but also compare ourselves to other participating ACOs throughout the U.S. This will be completed after the conclusion of the performance year.

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2017 Reporting Period - Onslow Partners in Care Quality Measure Results and Comparisons

Measure Number Measure Name ACO Performance Rate Mean Performance Rate (SSP ACOs)
ACO-1 2 CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information  80.86 80.60
ACO-2 2 CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate  90.96 93.13
ACO-3 2 CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider  89.30 92.31
ACO-4 2 CAHPS: Access to Specialists  79.44 83.32
ACO-5 2 CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education 53.18 62.30
ACO-6 2 CAHPS: Shared Decision Making  68.58 75.85
ACO-7 2 CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status  72.16 73.05
ACO-34 2 CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources  20.76 25.68
ACO-8 1 Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission 14.85 15.01
ACO-35 1 Skilled Nursing Facility 30-day All-Cause Readmission measure (SNFRM) 17.95 18.46
ACO-37 1 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure 81.73 79.16
ACO-38 1 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 61.95 61.74
ACO-43 1 Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91)) 2.07 1.93
ACO-11 2 Use of Certified EHR Technology 100.0 98.48
ACO-12 2 Medication Reconciliation 25.38 75.32
ACO-13 2 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk  24.80 74.38
ACO-44 2 Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain 66.67 67.32
ACO-14 2 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 58.85 72.52
ACO-15 2 Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults 36.55 72.92
ACO-16 2 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 72.47 70.69
ACO-17 2 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 66.67 90.48
ACO-18 2 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan 4.44 61.98
ACO-19 2 Colorectal Cancer Screening 55.02 64.58
ACO-20 2 Breast Cancer Screening 60.08 70.05
ACO-42 2 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 81.47 79.89
ACO-27 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control  18.95 16.74
ACO-41 2 Diabetes: Eye Exam 7.66 50.37
ACO-28 2 Hypertension: Controlling High Blood Pressure  62.50 71.47
ACO-30 2 Ischemic Vascular Disease: Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 82.26 86.86

CAHPS = Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems
PQI = Prevention Quality Indicator

1 The lower the percentage the better the performance.
2 The higher the percentage the better the performance.