Healthcare IT News Digs Into the State of QPP Preparedness Industry Report About EHRs

Providers need their EHRs for MACRA, but their frustration with their EHR could mean they fall short of payment incentive goals. 

November 15, 2017 – Despite high participation rate for MACRA’s Quality Payment Program, providers may not be set up for success. New findings from analytics company SA Ignite and Porter Research shows the electronic health records systems they are relying on to help them report data are largely seen as inadequate and unsatisfactory.

The State of QPP Preparedness Industry Report, which analyzed feedback from nearly 120 health system executives regarding their organizations’ preparedness for the QPP, found that while most health systems are relying solely on their EHR or population health management solutions to execute their quality reporting, most respondents said they’re dissatisfied with the performance of those systems. That contradiction could meal they fall short of payment incentive goals.

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