HDD is dedicated to providing insight and stimulating discussion on all aspects of healthcare and healthcare data analytics. We want to deliver relevant content to give you our point of view on best practices, lessons learned and successful strategies.

Check out a list of upcoming and recorded webinars, delivered in a quick and easy format from our experienced healthcare experts.

What to Expect

HDD webinars last 45-50 min and include an audio presentation and a visual slide deck for attendees using GotoWebinar.  The webinar series is hosted by an HDD Principal, and features a rotating guest presenter with expert knowledge of the U.S. Healthcare industry.  PDF handouts of the slides presented are available to registered attendees, and a recording of both the audio and visual presentations of all past webinars is available on our website through GotoWebinar.

Stars 2021 Changes

January 15, 2020

What can you expect to be the same and what will be different for Stars 2021? Although CMS has put out a number of communications about Stars 2021 requirements, there has not been a single all-encompassing preview document like in prior years. As we await final notices, we can use the information provided thus far to help guide our work. Join HDD to make sure you are best prepared for the HEDIS season!

HDD Consulting Services Include:

  • Quality/Risk Program Assessments

  • Data Cleansing & Validation Solutions

  • Implementation Support

  • Custom Predictive Analytics

  • HEDIS Stars/Rate Dash-boarding

  • Revenue Reconciliation and Forecasting

  • CAHPS and HOS Improvement

  • HEDIS and Risk Operational Outsourcing

Making Chart Review More Efficient - Chasing the Right Charts

December 11, 2018

Achieving the highest rates for HEDIS® hybrid measures doesn't just mean ensuring the highest quality of care. It also means getting the right chart to abstract. This webinar will review the logic used to create chases and provide tips for efficient chart review.

HEDIS® Update-More Changes

November 06, 2018

NCQA has released the October Update, HDD has completed some analysis of results, and other stakeholders have released their specifications. This webinar is an update of the HEDIS® Changes webinar to review changes in more detail.

Supplemental Data

October 09, 2018

As the data requirements of HEDIS® measures become even more complex, the need for supplemental data becomes stronger. There are new sources to explore for 2019. Learn about supplemental data sources and how to integrate them for HEDIS® reporting. 

Chart Chase Customization

September 04, 2018

The best time to start thinking about chart chasing is when memories of 2018 are still fresh. No extra time is coming. Use this year’s successes and failures to plan for 2019. Start building your foundation now.  During this webinar, you will learn key steps you can take to prepare for 2019. 

Changes to HEDIS® 2019

July 31, 2018

What will the changes to HEDIS® 2019 actually mean? This session will cover an overview of the updates along with information on what the implications to rates and review process might be.

The Quality Improvement Season - Targeting Next Year's Rates

June 12, 2018

As HEDIS® reporting winds down, the work to improve quality ramps up. This session is a review of quality and measurement improvement activities that can have a positive effect on next year’s results.

June 12, 2018 3-4pm EDT

HEDIS® 2018 Changes

September 22, 2017

Review key changes in HEDIS® 2018. Health Data Decisions will provide likely

implications along with a summary of the general guideline and measure changes.

Monitoring and Reporting of HEDIS® Status and Results

February 15, 2017

Strategies and techniques for tracking your HEDIS® projects throughout the season.  We will discuss assessing and tracking rate targets, tracking chart chase, modeling and simulations, trending.

Explaining HEDIS® and Quality Management to Providers

January 11, 2017

Methods to communicate to providers about the importance and use of HEDIS® and health plan quality management work.

Chart Chase Logic

December 07, 2016

Methods for ensuring the most accurate and efficient targeting of locations for chart review.  Includes a discussion of how to create custom logic. 

Supplemental Data Sources

November 02, 2016

Review supplemental data sources and discuss new approaches for 2017. Discuss data integration best practices and pitfalls.

HEDIS® Data Validation

September 01, 2016

Profiling your data to better understand potential gap areas prior to running your HEDIS® measures. 

HEDIS® Changes for 2017

August 25, 2016

A summary of the changes coming with HEDIS® 2017, including the expected impact on rates and review processes.

Quality Improvement Activities to Affect Next Year’s HEDIS® Rates

July 27, 2016

A review of measures and activities that can have a positive effect on next year’s rates.

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