West Lebanon, NH (Vocus) October 20, 2010
M2S, Inc., a leading provider of medical image and clinical data analysis services, has released version 1.7 of its Clinical Data Pathways vascular quality improvement database. Pathways is a secure, web-based data collection and analysis system that provides real-time benchmarked reports and facilitates local, regional and national data collaboration, while providing the customer with complete control of their data. This release provides new procedure forms and fields, as well as user interface enhancements in response to customer feedback.
With this latest release of Clinical Data Pathways, participating centers can now collect all required data for Carotid Artery Stent Facility Recertification through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Another feature of the release is the splitting of the previous Lower Extremity Bypass procedure form into Infra-Inguinal Bypass and Supra-Inguinal Bypass procedure forms, added to improve the clarity and quality of the data being collected. Upcoming releases to Clinical Data Pathways will include additional procedure forms – Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair, Dialysis Access and Amputation, as well as a new module to capture Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI) data.
About M2S, Inc.
M2S provides medical image and data management services designed to improve patient outcomes for clinical data registries, advanced image analysis and aortic aneurysm device clinical trials. The company developed Clinical Data Pathways in partnership with the Vascular Study Group of New England (VSGNE) in order to advance its vascular quality improvement registry. Since June 2009, the number of participating centers utilizing Pathways has tripled. Over 150 procedures per week are collected on patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy, carotid stenting, open and endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms, infra-inguinal and supra-inguinal bypass and peripheral vascular interventions. For more information on Clinical Data Pathways and the vascular quality improvement initiative, visit http://www.m2s.com.
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