Southeast Texas Medical Associates, LLP James L. Holly, M.D. Southeast Texas Medical Associates, LLP

In The News - SETMA Awarded Tier 1 Designation for Stories of Success by HIMSS, American Society for Quality (ASQ), National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF)
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SETMA has received the HIMSS Tier I Stories of Success in collaboration with ASQ, NCQA, and NPSF.  This is the second year of the Stories of Success program, which is pier-reviewed.  Attached is SETMA’s “story”.  A description of the Stories-of-Success program is found below with a listing of all Tier 1 and Tier II submissions for 2011.  SETMA is proud to have been recognized in this manner for the work we have done in improving healthcare in Southeast Texas and for showing that The SETMA Model of Care works in improving healthcare outcomes. 

Stories of Success! Leveraging HIT, Improving Quality & Safety

These selected case studies represent outstanding accomplishments in the adoption and use of health IT to fulfill national priorities recommended by the National Priorities Partnership (NPP) and The Joint Commission’s (TJC) National Patient Safety Goals. HIMSS and co-sponsor American Society for Quality (ASQ).  “Tier 1” applicants (the most informative submissions aligned with the Stories of Success! purpose), and “Tier 2” applicants, additional impressive successes to

2011 – Tier 1 Organizations

Case Study Title & Example of Successful Outcomes

Health IT

TJC National Goal or NPP Priority Impacted

Southeast Texas Medical Associates Improving Population Healthcare and Safety Through Real-time Data access, Auditing and Reporting
  • EHR and business intelligence tools drive quality metrics on its entire population of 7,600 diabetes patients, and all providers can calculate all 12 Framingham risk scores in one second.

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EHR NPP - Patient and family engagement
NPP-Population health
NPP-Care Coordination
NPP-Infrastructure supports*

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