This session will inform clinicians in Critical Access Hospitals and in rural and underserved settings about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Quality Payment Program. Learn how to assess your current performance and choose reporting strategies that make the most sense to your practice and your patients. See how the Stratis Health MIPS Estimator can test various reporting methods and measures, and help you plan improvement goals.

Lisa Gall, DNP, FNP, LHIT-HP

Clinical Program Manager
Stratis Health

Lisa Gall is a Family Nurse Practitioner with 32 years of healthcare experience. As Clinical Program Manager at Stratis Health, she strives to bridge the gap between practice, technology, and quality. As QPP Subject Matter Expert, Lisa leads and supports value-based care initiatives. Lisa sits on the CMS Quality Measure Development Plan TEP (2016-2019). She is lead author of the Stratis Health MIPS Estimator, and has published, taught and presented on QI and QPP topics.

Candy Hanson, BSN, PHN, LHIT-HP

Program Manager
Stratis Health

Candy Hanson, BSN, PHN, LHIT-HP has been working in healthcare for over 25 years. She is a program manager for Stratis Health. She has years of experience working with providers across the continuum of health care to use Health Information Technology to support quality improvement. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota’s Health IT Leadership certificate program.  She has published articles on Health IT topics related to quality improvement and is the co-author of the Stratis Health MIPS Estimator.

Amanda Strom, RHIA

Quality Reporting Specialist
FirstLight Health System

Amanda is currently the Quality Reporting Specialist for FirstLight Health System. She has a Bachelor of Science in Health Information/Informatics Management from the College of Saint Scholastica. Amanda has spent nearly ten years helping to improve patient care by collecting, analyzing, and transforming patient data into valuable information used to facilitate continuous quality improvement and meet regulatory requirements. Amanda believes that data integrity is a fundamental component in accomplishing organizational goals and achieving the Triple Aim.