What They’re Watching: Ray Manahan

Ray Manahan, senior director of government programs at Providence Health & Services, joins us in this edition of What They’re Watching to talk about prioritizing metrics.

We’re very much data-driven these days, but that data is late to the game. We are–I’ll give you an example. My team has been working on what we call a Measures Crosswalk where we list all known clinical quality measures for both inpatient and ambulatory. The ambulatory one is over 300, the inpatient one is approaching 300, so how do you prioritize these metrics and really help our providers make informed decisions on where they need to focus on?