HONOLULU — Kaiser Permanente Hawaii’s commercial plan leads the state in 60 Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set measures of care including prenatal and postpartum care, breast cancer screening, and multiple diabetes measures, according to the National Committee for Quality Assurance Quality Compass.
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii was also rated the highest-performing commercial plan in the nation for kidney health evaluation for patients with diabetes.
“By putting our patients at the center of all we do, we’re able to prevent, detect, and treat illness proactively and effectively,” said Karen Ching, MD, assistant area medical director for Quality and Safety at Kaiser Permanente in Hawaii. “This national recognition validates the tremendous dedication of our staff and providers to deliver high-quality integrated care to our members.”
The Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set is one of the health care industry’s most widely used measurement tools. The data represents more than 191 million individuals and is used by more than 90% of America's health plans to measure quality and performance.
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Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente has a mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve 12.6 million members in 8 states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal Permanente Medical Group physicians, specialists, and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery, and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education, and the support of community health.
Note: Kaiser Permanente 2021 HEDIS® scores. Benchmarks provided by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Quality Compass®. The source for data contained in this publication is Quality Compass 2021 and is used with the permission of NCQA. Quality Compass 2021 includes certain CAHPS data. Any data display, analysis, interpretation, or conclusion based on these data is solely that of the authors, and NCQA specifically disclaims responsibility for any such display, analysis, interpretation, or conclusion. Quality Compass® and HEDIS® are registered trademarks of NCQA. CAHPS® is a registered trademark of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.