Signature Consulting Group, LLC

SCG Leadership Participating in Premier Healthcare Performance Measurement & Quality Improvement Conferences

Baltimore, MD / Thursday, December 4, 2014

Signature Consulting Group´s (SCG´s) Quality Improvement Practice´s Senior Director, Dr. Matthew Fitzgerald, and President & CEO Corey Cooke are participating in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement´s (IHI) 26th National Forum on Quality Improvement in Healthcare in Orlando, FL, December 8-10, 2014. IHI´s annual National Forum is the premier conference for people committed to the mission of improving healthcare, drawing nearly 6,000 health care professionals from around the world in person and thousands more via satellite broadcast

Dr. Fitzgerald and Mr. Cooke have also been invited to attend the 10th Annual Intermountain Healthcare´s Advanced Training (ATP) Alumni Conference in Salt Lake City UT, February 11-13, 2015. This invitation only event will be led by Dr. Brent James, a nationally recognized leader in the healthcare quality improvement movement. Intermountain Healthcare has employed quality improvement since the mid-1980s with remarkable results in terms of utilization and quality of services and healthcare cost reduction. The three-day event entitled, “Coming into Focus, Clinical Quality Comes Front and Center” will feature National leaders in removing waste and improving healthcare delivery systems.

SCG leads the Physician Quality Measures Management contract for the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) for which SCG facilitates development, updating and retirement of physician based healthcare performance measures. This set of over 260 performance measures serve as the basis for many of the efforts to improve healthcare by the Forum attendees. SCG is committed to developing evidenced based and defensible performance measures that facilitate quality improvement, patient safety and patient-centered care approaches to improving healthcare delivery.

About Signature Consulting Group (SCG)

SCG is a leading-edge healthcare IT consulting services firm that provides a wide-spectrum of business management and IT services and solutions to both the Federal and private sectors. SCG has a proven record in web portal and software engineering, data analytics and business intelligence, Cybersecurity and information assurance, and social media management and collaboration systems. SCG also provides support services in program management, quality assurance and validation, and requirements analysis. SCG has subject matter expertise in Health IT interoperability, healthcare and public health data analytics in Medicare/Medicaid, ACOs, Meaningful Use (MU), Clinical Quality Measures, and building open source collaborative learning communities and social business portals.

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