SPH Analytics population health division and Azara Healthcare merged in December, 2020.
SPH Analytics’ Receives NCQA Certification for its HEDIS® Measure Engine
Quality Measures Solution Features Certified HEDIS Measures
Alpharetta, GA – SPH Analytics (SPH), a leader in healthcare analytics and population health management, announced that its Population Care | Quality Measures solution has achieved National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) 2019 certification for its measure engine supporting NCQA-Certified HEDIS quality measures.
HEDIS (Healthcare Effectiveness and Data Information Set) measures, as established by the NCQA, are one of the most widely used group of performance improvement tools in healthcare. The certification validates SPH Analytics’ quality measure engine in its calculation of measure performance and care gap reports. SPH’s solutions allow its healthcare organization clients to track and compare quality performance across their member and patient populations.
“NCQA certification is a powerful confirmation of the caliber of our Population Care solution as the engine that helps bring quality-rich, value-based care to our clients,” said Amy Amick, President and CEO of SPH Analytics. “Certified measures further support our clients’ accreditation requirements, performance improvement initiatives, and value-based contract requirements.”
Over half the health plans in the United States, including the top 50 largest health plans in the nation, partner with SPH Analytics for patient/member engagement services, healthcare survey management, and insightful quality and cost analytics that empower them to take targeted actions to measurably improve patient experience and population health.
HEDIS® is a registered trademark of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
About SPH Analytics
SPH Analytics (SPH), a leader in healthcare analytics and population health management, empowers clients to analyze and interpret their clinical, financial, and consumer experience data to maximize their performance. SPH’s Population Care, Population Value, and Population Engage solutions are built on the innovative Nexus Platform, providing insights and impact to integrated health networks, ACOs, hospitals, ambulatory care providers, physician groups, and health plans. SPH’s quality measure dashboards, financial risk measurement, healthcare survey and patient outreach solutions, and consulting services empower clients to meet the Triple Aim by improving population health, reducing overall cost of care, and improving the patient experience.
SPH Analytics is a recognized leader in the industry, earning accolades as a top ranked population health vendor by KLAS, ranked the number one analytics firm out of the top 50 disruptive health IT companies by Black Book Research, and ranked number one in MACRA and MIPS Support Technology for Value-Based Care by Black Book Research. SPH Analytics has been providing insights to clients for more than 35 years and serves clients in all 50 states. Corporate headquarters are in metro Atlanta. SPH Analytics is a portfolio company of the $3 billion STG Partners.
NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA Accredits and Certifies a wide range of health care organizations and recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s website (www.ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make informed health care choices.