What We Do

Expert Review

External Review

Quality-as-a-Service QaaS for Anatomic Pathology is an external, secure, cloud-based case review service. Across the nation, pathologist caseloads are growing, making “time” your most valuable asset. Now, you can use your own cases to help meet certification and CME requirements while gaining valuable clinical quality incite without adding additional workload to your schedule. Cases are double-blinded for pathologist confidentiality and HIPAA compliance.

  • Aligned with American Board of Pathology(ABP) approval for Maintenance of Certification (MOC), Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment(SAM) and Part IV Improvement in Medical Practice(2015-2019)
  • CME awarded by the Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ monthly . Physicians may claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity, when they are members in good standing (minimum of 1% case review) with QualityStar. (2016-2019)
  • Approved by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as a Quality Improvement (QI)  activity for the collection and submission of quality measures data on behalf of Pathologists.  QualityStar helps pathologist maintain a positive standing within CMS focused on patient safety and pathologist reimbursement.  (2017 -2019)

Our reviewer network draws leading sub-specialty pathologists from NCI designated cancer and academic medical centers. Experience a new level of granularity to your quality assurance – gaining insight and feedback useful for quality improvement.

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Quality Intelligence

Quality Intelligence

Beyond the review, create a lasting impact to your practice and patient outcomes by gathering, measuring and enhancing your quality intelligence.

  • QualityStar utilizes an Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE) metric and graphic display to easily access individual, group or multi-group performance on a regular basis.
  • Each evaluation is reported by organ type/system, level of complexity, and case identifier.

Practice Proficiency Score™ – Quality assurance sub-specialty cases are reviewed and results reported against peer group performance for each tissue, level and volume. Track performance against adjusted peer for each metric. All consortium members receive a Practice Proficiency Score™ measuring longitudinal proficiency with expert feedback for continuous improvement and professional development.

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Pathology Consortium

Pathology Consortium

Challenge the status quo by committing to increase quality and improved diagnostic proficiency. QualityStar provides confidential external quality assurance case review within days of original case sign out. Our reviewer network consists of sub-specialty pathologists from NCI designated cancer and academic medical centers.

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