Omaha, NE (01/16/2023) – CyncHealth, the health data utility (HDU) and designated Health Information Exchange (HIE) for Nebraska and Iowa, earned Certified Data Partner designation in the new National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Data Aggregator Validation program. CyncHealth is part of the latest NCQA cohort to earn this NCQA Certification, which indicates that it adheres to NCQA data standards.
Jaime Bland, CEO of CyncHealth, says, “CyncHealth’s successful DAV certification demonstrates our commitment to interoperability and the availability of the health data shared with us. As new challenges emerge, CyncHealth is prepared to meet them head-on and remain a resilient organization dedicated to providing value for all healthcare communities. This certification was only possible with excellent teamwork and the courage to tackle challenging but crucial projects at CyncHealth.”
Organizations that earn Certification undergo a rigorous assessment. Validation activities include a virtual site review with staff interviews and a review of documentation, queries and systems.
Interested in how CyncHealth can assist your efforts through DAV? Contact Account Management today and let’s move forward together.
CyncHealth is a health data utility and is the designated health information exchange for Nebraska and western Iowa, connecting over 5 million lives and 1,135 facilities and counting. These cross-connections are community-wide, consisting of hospitals, specialty hospitals, rural health clinics, specialty clinics, long-term post-acute care facilities, and other entities that have valuable data for monitoring the health of populations. CyncHealth participating clinicians can better care for patients by having instant access to comprehensive and longitudinal health history, including patient encounter-level reports, diagnostic history, allergies, immunizations, and laboratory results from participating facilities. For more information, visit https://cynchealth.org/.
NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA Accredits and Certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA’s website (ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make informed health care choices. NCQA can also be found at Twitter @ncqa, on Facebook at facebook.com/NCQA.org/ and on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/ncqa.