Established by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), QualityNet provides healthcare quality improvement news, resources and data reporting tools and applications used by healthcare providers and others.
QualityNet is the only CMS-approved website for secure communications and healthcare quality data exchange between: quality improvement organizations (QIOs), hospitals, physician offices, nursing homes, end stage renal disease (ESRD) networks and facilities, and data vendors.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC)'s National Healthcare Safety Network is the nation’s most widely used healthcare-associated infection (HAI) tracking system.
In addition, NHSN allows healthcare facilities to track blood safety errors and important healthcare process measures such as healthcare personnel influenza vaccine status and infection control adherence rates.
ARCHI is working in collaboration with the State Office of Rural Health (SORH) and Texas Hospital Association Foundation (THAF) to assist Critical Access Hospitals in reporting MBQIP measures.
ARCHI provides information on MBQIP measures, reporting process for all III Phases and how to use this data in quality improvement efforts. This work is funded by SORH Flex grant with a goal of creating a Texas CAH network.