QualityStar® to Exhibit External Peer Review Solutions at USCAP14 - Booth #333

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Every Patient Deserves an Accurate Diagnosis - External Peer Review by Sub-Specialist Can Make a Difference

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QualityStar®, an independent external peer review quality assurance consortium, will exhibit innovative tools and metrics for continuous improvement of medical diagnostic outcomes, in booth #333 at the 103rd USCAP Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.

QualityStar is a subscription service that provides an objective methodology, network, and longitudinal benchmarking for pathology professionals. By measuring diagnostic proficiency, QualityStar ensures practice standardization - reducing diagnostic variability; diagnosis accuracy – driving proper treatment paths; improved reimbursement – proving quality levels to payors and patients; and practice proficiency – increasing productivity through continuous improvement.

Using QualityStar allows institutions and practices to meet the following accredited and regulatory requirements:

  • American Board of Pathology (ABP) approved 3rd party quality assurance program for Part IV MOC
  • Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) PQRS additional 0.5% incremental payment for all Part B
  • College of American Pathologist (CAP) meets criteria for Surgical Pathology Quality Management
  • Joint Commission, OPPE and FPPE requirements to document data collection on credentialed staff

“QualityStar is dedicated to the mission of innovating the improvement of diagnostic proficiency. As a member, each quality assurance peer review is performed by our network of expert specialty and sub-specialty reviewers. This goes even further to address the time constraints and educational maintenance of certification requirement that most pathologists manage while further streamlining the diagnostic process,” said Mark Spencer, President of QualityStar.

Quality Star will be exhibiting at booth #333 during USCAP’s 103rd Annual Meeting, taking place March 1st through March 7th, 2014 in San Diego, California. For more information on USCAP visit http://www.uscap.org. Pathologists wanting to learn more about QualityStar’s Professional Proficiency Score can schedule a free online demo by visiting http://www.qualitystar.net or emailing info(at)qualitystar(dot)net.

About QualityStar
QualityStar® is an independent quality assurance consortium and subscription service offering expert confidential third party quality assurance review using innovative tools to measure diagnostic proficiency. Approved by the American Board of Pathology (APB) as a MOC QA Level IV program, QualityStar draws on a national network of specialized experts and serves as an impartial alternative to in-house quality assurance. QualityStar provides an objective methodology, Practice Proficiency Score™ (PPS™), and longitudinal benchmarking for diagnostic professionals to meet On Going Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE) requirements for Joint Commission. QualityStar goes beyond the standard peer review concept – ultimately to help providers improve their diagnostic proficiency. For more information, visit http://www.qualitystar.net

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