Health Analytics and Informatics
Health Analytics and Informatics Projects and Initiatives
TheAPCD Council ,formerly known as RAPHIC, is a federation of government, private, non-profit, and academic organizations focused on improving the development and deployment of state-based all payer claims databases. The Council provides early stage technical assistance to states, develops Federal and payer partnerships, promotes data standards, and conducts educational events. The APCD Council is convened and coordinated by IHPP and the National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO). IHPP provides analysis and visual analytics for the Accountable Care Learning Network, which works with providers, carriers and purchasers to support data reporting and knowledge sharing for accountable care development efforts in NH. Currently, IHPP is using the SAS® Visual Analytics Software® to support the project. IHPP partners with the NH Department of Health and Human Services to support NHHealthWRQS , a web-based query analysis system that allows public health practitioners the ability to query data and view reports instantly about the health of New Hampshire communities.
Quality Assurance for NH Comprehensive Healthcare Information System data
- IHPP develops protocols and completes the QA process for NH CHIS data to support the work of the NH Department of Health and Human Services.
Analysis of NH Medicare Data
- IHPP provides analysis of NH Medicare data to the NH Department of Health and Human Services (NH DHHS), including measures of disease burden, utilization of healthcare services and cost of care.
Analysis of NH Oral Healthcare Claims Data
With funding provided by the HNH Foundation, IHPP is developing a demonstration of the utility of dental claims data for analysis. Analysis will include linking medical and claims data, understanding dental service delivery, and analysis specific to provider types and populations.
IHPP manages the analysis of data for theNH Purchasers Group on Health , a coalition of public purchasers working to improve quality and efficiency, affect healthcare trend, and share best practices on benefits, wellness and contracts. The analysis report include a range of cost and utilization measure, including state-level benchmark reports.
NH Medicaid Quality Information System
- With funding from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services Adult Medicaid Quality program, IHPP is contracted with NH DHHS to develop and maintain the NH Medicaid Quality Information System.
IHPP develops and administers theNew Hampshire Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program for the NH DHHS. This federally-sponsored program provides incentive payments to Eligible Professionals and Eligible Hospitals as they demonstrate adoption, implementation, upgrade, or meaningful use of certified EHR technology. This incentive program is designed to support providers during this period of health information technology transition and instill the use of EHRs in meaningful ways to help our nation to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of patient health care.