How​ ​do​ ​I​ ​create​ ​a​ ​group​ ​in​ ​the​ ​eCQM​ ​Dashboard?

Note: Access to the EHR features described in this article may differ for practices who have already purchased a Practice Fusion EHR subscription plan. Please contact Practice Fusion Customer Service for additional information. 

Creating​ ​groups​ ​in​ ​the​ ​eCQM​ ​Dashboard​ ​will​ ​allow​ ​your​ ​practice​ ​to​ ​see​ ​quality​ ​measure​ ​results that​ ​reflect​ ​group-level​ ​performance.

1.    From​ ​the​ ​​Reports​​ ​section​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Practice​ ​Fusion​ ​EHR,​ ​click​ ​on​ ​“eCQM​ ​Dashboard”​ ​under the​ ​​Quality​ ​Reporting​ ​​section.

2.    From​ ​the​ ​​Provider​​ ​drop-down​ ​menu​ ​on​ ​the​ ​left​ ​side​ ​of​ ​the​ ​dashboard​ ​header,​ ​select​ ​the option​ ​to​ ​“Create​ ​group”

3.    Once​ ​in​ ​the​ ​​Group​ ​Settings​,​ ​provide​ ​the​ ​required​ ​information​ ​to​ ​create​ ​the​ ​group:

a.    Group​ ​Name

b.    Group​ ​Type

i.    Tax​ ​ID​ ​Number​ ​(TIN)​:​ ​Will​ ​display​ ​measure​ ​results​ ​for​ ​groups​ ​of​ ​providers that​ ​are​ ​under​ ​the​ ​same​ ​TIN

ii.    Site​ ​level​ ​(Facility)​:​ ​Will​ ​display​ ​measure​ ​results​ ​specific​ ​to​ ​an​ ​individual practice​ ​site​ ​location,​ ​as​ ​defined​ ​by​ ​the​ ​site​ ​locations​ ​included​ ​in​ ​the Facilities​​ ​section​ ​of​ ​your​ ​practice​ ​​Settings

iii.    Other​:​ ​Will​ ​display​ ​the​ ​measure​ ​results​ ​specific​ ​to​ ​any​ ​group​ ​of​ ​providers, as​ ​determined​ ​by​ ​the​ ​creator​ ​of​ ​the​ ​group

4. Depending​ ​on​ ​the​ ​Group​ ​Type​ ​that​ ​is​ ​selected,​ ​you​ ​will​ ​be​ ​asked​ ​to​ ​enter​ ​additional information,​ ​which​ ​includes​ ​selecting​ ​the​ ​applicable​ ​“Performance​ ​Year”​ ​for​ ​the​ ​group and​ ​identifying​ ​the​ ​specific​ ​providers​ ​in​ ​the​ ​practice​ ​that​ ​should​ ​be​ ​included​ ​in​ ​the​ ​group. The​ ​providers​ ​available​ ​to​ ​select​ ​will​ ​include​ ​EHR​ ​users​ ​who​ ​are​ ​Access​ ​Level​ ​4 (MD/DO).​ ​If​ ​a​ ​​Site​ ​level​ ​(Facility)​ ​Group​ ​Type​​ ​is​ ​selected,​ ​you​ ​will​ ​also​ ​need​ ​to​ ​select​ ​the facility.​ ​“Group​ ​TIN”​ ​is​ ​optional.

5. Once​ ​all​ ​of​ ​the​ ​required​ ​group​ ​information​ ​is​ ​entered​ ​or​ ​selected,​ ​click​ ​“Create​ ​group”​ ​to save.​ ​The​ ​group​ ​will​ ​be​ ​selectable​ ​from​ ​the​ ​drop-down​ ​menu​ ​in​ ​the​ ​eCQM​ ​dashboard, but​ ​results​ ​will​ ​not​ ​be​ ​available​ ​for​ ​approximately​ ​48​ ​hours​ ​from​ ​when​ ​the​ ​group​ ​is initially​ ​created.​ ​Ongoing,​ ​measure​ ​results​ ​will​ ​updated​ ​every​ ​24-48​ ​hours.


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