Reconciling outcomes with population needs
Effectively identifying, calculating and applying quality measures is critical to improving health and wellness outcomes. Lewin helps state and federal governments accurately evaluate how program outcomes are meeting the needs of their constituencies.
Working as the statistical contractor on behalf of Medicaid and Medicare, Lewin pioneered the process of sampling claims to pinpoint the rates of improper payments. These programs are key for communicating improvements to Congress and the executive branch.
Lewin brings in-depth experience with government and private sector clients evaluating practices, programs and policies for areas to improve health care delivery. Quality measurement ranges from long-term studies to quick turnaround policy analyses.
Lewin has a nuanced approach that blends qualitative and quantitative analysis with an excellent culture of responsiveness to clients.– Health foundation
Guideline for opioid therapy for chronic pain
Developed by a panel of multidisciplinary experts, this guideline provides a clear explanation of the logical relationships between various care options and health outcomes. It rates both the quality of the evidence and the strength of the recommendation.
The guideline describes the critical decision points and provides evidence-based recommendations. These suggestions incorporate current information and practices for practitioners throughout the DoD and VA health care systems.
Guiding the way to quality
Lewin has the expertise to formulate and prioritize evidence questions, guide systematic evidence review and facilitate the discussions that examine clinical quality issues.