“Lantana Consulting Group was awarded a $7.6 million contract to support the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in managing public reporting for the Hospital Quality Initiatives (HQI) over the next five years. The contract is Lantana’s first task order award within its CMS Measure and Instrument Development and Support (MIDS) Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract.”
“To date we’ve worked in quality data definition, capture, EHR extraction, and reporting” said Liora Alschuler, Lantana CEO. “This contract gives us an opportunity to follow the process through to the end user and understand it from the perspective of the provider and patient as a consumer of quality reports.”
CMS launched the Hospital Compare website in 2005, posting data on a set of quality measures for just over 400 hospitals. Today, Hospital Compare reports on approximately…” Read the full press release here.