Participation in GIQuIC has been demonstrated to improve overall outcomes:
- Click here to see Adenoma Detection Rate for physicians who participate in GIQuIC versus the goal set by the GI societies.
- Click here to see Cecal Intubation Rate for physicians who participate in GIQuIC versus the goal set by the GI societies.
- Click here to see Average Withdrawal Time for physicians who participate in GIQuIC versus the goal set by the GI societies.
- Ability to benchmark quality at a physician or site level and compare to national cohort
- Can run real-time measure reports for participating physicians and facilities to support quality improvement initiatives
- GI fellows can participate at no extra charge
- Repository of robust GI dataset
- Designated as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) by CMS for reporting to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
- Dedicated user support from FIGmd, Service Desk, and GIQuIC staff
Powerful Quality Improvement Tool
GIQuIC is a powerful tool in your quality improvement (QI) arsenal that:
- Improves patient outcomes by empowering physicians with knowledge so they can make changes to increase their performance
- Provides built-in quality checks to ensure data is complete and accurate
- Can be used to demonstrate commitment to quality by promoting GIQuIC to patients, payers, and accrediting bodies
- Monitors fellows’ endoscopy skill development
Important Research Data
GIQuIC is an invaluable repository of data that can be used:
- By participating sites for internal research
- By physicians and academics for medical research; click here for a complete list of GIQuIC research publications
- By the GI societies to develop new guidelines for patient care, such as “Adenoma detection rates in 45-49 year old persons undergoing screening colonoscopy: Analysis from the GIQuIC Registry” (Click here to read)
- For more information about using GIQuIC data for research, please email email@example.com.
GIQuIC QCDR for MIPS Reporting
As an approved Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) for the CMS Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), GIQuIC participants can utilize it to:
- Submit measures that are meaningful to their specialty practice
- Report as an individual or as part of a group practice
- Streamline the collection of data and facilitate the submission process for three MIPS performance categories, including Quality, Promoting Interoperability, and Improvement Activities
- Review and select measures to estimate MIPS scores in advance of reporting to CMS
A Team Dedicated to Quality in GI
GIQuIC is a committed partner in your quest for quality improvement and gives you access to the following resources:
- GIQuIC staff
- FIGmd support team
- Regular newsletters and webinars to support QI efforts