Quality Improvement for Institutions | Clinical Quality: How Do I Get Scored?

Cardiology Magazine ImageRichard J. Kovacs, MD, FACC
Cardiology Magazine ImageFrederick A. Masoudi, MD, MSPH, FACC

In the latest episode of ACC's Practice Made Perfect podcast, Richard J. Kovacs, MD, FACC, ACC vice president, and Frederick A. Masoudi, MD, MSPH, FACC, NCDR chief science officer and chair of the NCDR Management Board, discuss the various tools and programs used to measure the quality of care provided by clinicians and hospital systems.

Get up to speed on federal and payer programs used for measuring clinician performance, public-facing rating programs, and NCDR's role in measuring and reporting. Practice Made Perfect aims to bolster the nonclinical skills and competencies of early career providers through expert discussions on career and leadership development topics. Listen to this episode and previous episodes such as Coding & Documentation, Finding a Job After Fellowship and Contracts 101 at ACC.org/PracticeMadePerfect, or find them on iTunes or Google Play .

Keywords: ACC Publications, Cardiology Magazine, Fellowships and Scholarships, Quality Improvement, Leadership, Hospitals, Documentation

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