What is AAD's DataDerm™?

 

The AAD’s new DataDerm — developed by dermatologists, for dermatologists — is a robust clinical data registry that connects data on millions of patients from thousands of dermatologists nationwide, eases the pain of PQRS reporting, and allows you to demonstrate the quality of care you provide, to payers, policy makers, and the medical community. 

At the same time it gives you a private analysis of your practice’s data against national averages — down to the patient level. 

DataDerm will allow you to continually monitor patient care through powerful reports and dashboards, driving a deeper analysis of your practice and giving you the control to proactively provide the best quality possible. 

With DataDerm, you will be able to ...

Demonstrate your quality

It’s important to put the strength of numbers to work for you. DataDerm provides easily accessible benchmark reports on 35 dermatology-specific or applicable quality measures that will allow you to drill down to the patient level for all your patients, not just Medicare patients, giving you a complete profile of care across your practice. 

Cultivate an innovative culture  

DataDerm will allow you to continually monitor patient care through powerful reports and dashboards, driving a deeper analysis of your practice and giving you the control to proactively provide the best quality possible. 

Avoid penalties and reductions

By reporting nine measures by Jan. 31, 2016, you and your non-physician clinicians may avoid up to 6 percent penalties – 2 percent of which is the PQRS payment reduction, and 2 to 4 percent of which is the Value-Based Payment Modifier (VBPM) reduction, depending on group size. By reporting your 2016 PQRS quality measures this year, you may avoid a payment reduction in 2018. Learn more about CMS's PQRS program.

Additionally, DataDerm participation will help practices avoid 7 percent in meaningful use penalties over the next two years.

Maintain streamlined integration

FIGmd, the country’s leading developer of clinical data registries, was selected as the AAD's DataDerm technology partner in part for their proven ability in providing outstanding white-glove service in facilitating the data merge of existing EHRs and  paper-based practices into clinical data registries, providing users with easily-accessed, detailed reports about patients and the health of a practice.