Maryland

Governance in Maryland is comprised of the Maryland Health Care Commission (an independent government regulatory agency) Policy Board, a Board of Directors, and an Advisory Board. Funding for the non-profit operating the statewide HIE (Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients) is contingent upon submission of deliverables identified by MHCC’s specifications for statewide HIE and detailed in a […]

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    Maryland’s HIE Strategic Plan details a vision of HIE in the state that offers the Maryland Health Care Commission a central role in its governance.

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    March 31, 2010 | Filed under: Maryland

  • Maryland

    The Office of Health Care Quality (OHCQ) of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene administers the mandatory reporting system in Maryland.  Maryland hospitals are now required to have policies facilitating the internal reporting of “near misses” in addition to adverse events, and root cause analyses must be performed on all near misses and […]

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    March 17, 2009 | Filed under: Maryland

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    The Maryland ABCD Screening Academy Project improved state policy by identifying and implementing policy improvements needed to support effective screening. Maryland supported the adoption of screening in two demonstration sites and is working to initiate statewide spread of structured developmental screening.  Specifically, the ABCD Screening Academy activities in Maryland included:   Increasing Medicaid reimbursement for CPT […]

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    February 26, 2009 | Filed under: Maryland