CMS publishes the results of public surveys that measure and compare the performance of various clinical institutions. Survey data is accumulated through established channels on regular schedules and published either quarterly or annually.
Clinical Quality data provides customer satisfaction insight across participating Medicare institutions from and to the public. These data include treatment and cost statistics of common health conditions, each having standardized process and outcome measures and metrics, compared against state and national averages and means.
The goal is to enhance the utility and reusability of this data to increase the opportunity for secondary uses and cross domain correlation through public participation and community collaboration. In light of this and federal open data transparency initiatives like Data.gov, Linked Data is becoming an increasingly important implementation approach.
An overview of organizational and technical milestones achieved and the outlook for realizing future Government Open Linked Data goals will be given.
- Government Open Linked Data
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- People, Process, Technology
- People and Process
- Vocabularies and URI Schemes
- Baselines and Targets