Maintenance downtime scheduled
QualityNet will be unavailable from 7 p.m. CDT on Friday, May 17, through 5 a.m. CDT on Monday, May 20, to allow for scheduled maintenance. This may affect submissions to the data warehouses and use of QualityNet applications.
Hospital Compare Preview Reports now available
July 26, 2011
October 2011 Hospital Compare preview reports are now available on My QualityNet for participating hospitals.
Note: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has modified Hospital Compare release dates beginning with the April 2011 release to be one month later than in prior years. For future releases, hospitals can anticipate the releases to be in April, July, October and January.
The preview reports are available July 26 through August 26, 2011. The data in the preview reports will be reported on Hospital Compare, the CMS website for Medicare beneficiaries and the general public. The Hospital Compare release is scheduled for October.
Help Guides and Overviews available
An Inpatient Hospital Compare Preview Report Help Guide and an Outpatient Hospital Compare Preview Report Help Guide may be accessed on My QualityNet from the "Need Help" link, located on the respective Preview Report screen.
In addition, an Inpatient Hospital Compare Preview Report Overview and an Outpatient Hospital Compare Preview Report Overview have been provided for a quick reference of the October 2011 Hospital Compare preview content.
Hospitals are encouraged to carefully review the Help Guides and Overview documents and direct questions to the appropriate program or measure-specific contacts.
For questions regarding preview report technical issues, contact the QualityNet Help Desk at: email@example.com.