What is the relationship between the SNIS, NPA and M2S?
The mission of NVQI-QOD is to improve the quality, safety, effectiveness and cost of neurovascular health care by collecting and exchanging information. It consists of the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS), Neuropoint Alliance (NPA) and a cloud-based database managed by M2S.
- The SNIS PSO provides comparative data analysis and oversight of quality improvement activities for the NVQI-QOD.
- The SNIS PSO takes direction from the NVQI-QOD Governing Council, which is comprised of representatives of both SNIS and NPA.
- M2S is the exclusive technology provider of the NVQI-QOD. The M2S PATHWAYS clinical data performance platform provides real-time data capture and reporting capabilities.
Who can participate in the NVQI-QOD?
Any physician performing procedures included in any NVQI-QOD Registry in the U.S. and Canada can participate, either as an individual, a physician group, center, hospital, or health system.
How does the NVQI-QOD better the practice of neurovascular medicine?
The NVQI-QOD is positioned as leader in neurovascular quality improvement by providing a platform for members to analyze outcomes, determine best practices, and collaborate with peers on quality improvement efforts. The medical profession as a whole benefits by advancing the understanding of specific treatment options, ultimately benefiting neurovascular patients.
Can the NVQI-QOD integrate with my EMR/Clinical System?
For an additional fee, M2S provides integration of the general and demographic information from clinical systems into the M2S PATHWAYS database.
How does contracting work with the SNIS PSO and M2S?
There are two contracts, one with the SNIS PSO and one with M2S for the M2S PATHWAYS database management services. All contracting is facilitated through M2S, and both agreements are required in order to participate in the NVQI-QOD Registries.
How does contracting and pricing work for hospitals with more than one participating center?
There will be one contract per hospital or health system. Fees are calculated per institution based on the number of modules selected.
What are the benefits of my participation in the NVQI-QOD Registries?
There are many benefits to participation, including real time data access and reporting, tracking of center performance over time, and benchmarking with peers.