Health Quality Measure Development Contract to Close Gaps in Delivery of Care
College Park, MD - February 25, 2009 -Optimal Solutions Group, LLC (Optimal) has been contracted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to support quality measure development and maintenance life-cycle activities in the Measure & Instrument Development and Support (MIDS) Umbrella Statement of Work. According to CMS, high quality means care that is personalized, prevention-oriented, and patient-centered, based on evidence about the benefits and costs for each particular patient. Currently, large gaps exist between the CMS definition of high-quality care for every patient, every time, and what our health care system delivers. Optimal is pleased to have been selected as a contractor to use its expertise to help health professionals, patients, and all stakeholders in our health care system turn promising new ideas into action to close quality gaps. The complete announcement of this Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract is archived at the Federal Business Opportunities Award page.
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Founded in 2000, Optimal Solutions Group, LLC is a non-partisan public policy research firm dedicated to rigorous and evidence-based research. Optimal’s clients are local, state, and federal governments; non-governmental organizations; and corporations and foundations. Located in the M Square Research Park, Optimal has grown quickly by building on a reputation of exceptional services and products. Our clients benefit from our innovations, value, and efficiency, which we have been able to establish through a robust technology-based infrastructure, uncompromising and documented quality-control procedures, and effective employee recruitment techniques. Optimal has four research centers: health, education, workforce development, and housing.
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