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Reports

Developing a Quality Measures Program: Recommendations on Primary Care Quality Measures and Formatting Prepared by: Agresta, T. MD, MBI, Meehan T. MD, MPH, Rusnak, R. MPA. Submitted to the Office of Health Strategy on October 26th, 2020.

At the direction of Connecticut’s Office of Health Strategy this Primary Care Clinical Quality Measures and Formatting Report has been produced by the UConn Health team to identify a preferred set of primary care Quality Measures (QMs); and best practices in formatting healthcare quality reports for different stakeholders. The information and recommendations in the report are based on targeted reviews of peer-reviewed medical literature and websites of professional organizations that endorse, develop, or utilize QMs, as well as telephone conversations with representatives of the American College of Medical Quality and the National Quality Forum.

An Evaluation of Telemedicine Opportunities Prepared by: Agresta, T. MD, MBI, Rusnak, R. MPA, Tran, R. MHS, Burke, R. MS. Submitted to the Office of Health Strategy on December 8th, 2020.

This University of Connecticut team was tasked with an analysis of Telemedicine platforms. The review sought to understand each platform and their associated offering, specifications, integration capabilities, business plan and potential opportunities to engage with the State’s Health Information Exchange (HIA Inc/ConnIE). This report outlines the information that was gathered through a landscape analysis, which consisted of web-based research, independent product testing, product demonstrations, and interviews with product representatives as well as with current customers.

The Development of a Medication Reconciliation Application Prepared by: Agresta, T. MD, MBI, Demurjian, S. PhD, Sanzi, E. PhD, Tran, R. MHS, Rusnak, R. MPA. Submitted to the Office of Health Strategy on October 13th, 2020.

Armed with the experience and recommendations of the Medication Reconciliation and Polypharmacy Workgroup, the results of the Hackathon, and insights from the Medication Reconciliation Polypharmacy Committee, the project team sought to demonstrate how automated medication reconciliation has the potential to reduce medical mistakes and improve patient outcomes.

Report on Medication Reconciliation Hackathon Prepared by: Agresta, T. MD, MBI, Smith, P. MD, Hayden, K. MPH. Submitted to the Office of Health Strategy on June 20th, 2019.

UConn Health, as an advisor to OHS on HIE efforts, co-sponsored a Medication Reconciliation Hackathon
on Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th, 2019 at the UConn Health Academic Building in Farmington. This report describes the work done from the 2-day hackathon.