KENNETH WENZ Review - (ANESTHESIOLOGY)
Get our detailed analysis and review of CMS data for KENNETH WENZ.
Data is as of November 16, 2023.
A Review of the Data
Prepared by Richard Saunders as of November 16, 2023.
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In the briefest summary, KENNETH WENZ is a specialist in ANESTHESIOLOGY. Other specialties include PAIN MANAGEMENT. KENNETH WENZ attended STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT BUFFALO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, graduating in 1990. He maintains 2 office locations. He is a part of 2 medical groups. He is affiliated with 0 medical organization (including hospitals, hospices, and skilled nursing facilities).
National Provider Number (NPI):1003924093
Specialties and Sub-Specialties:
KENNETH WENZ is a specialist in ANESTHESIOLOGY. Other specialties include PAIN MANAGEMENT.
ANESTHESIOLOGY: Anesthesiologists perform the sedation for surgery and other procedures. They also provide local anesthesia for mothers during delivery by inserting an epidural in the low back. There is also a sub-specialty of anesthesiology called Pain Medicine. Pain Medicine doctors evaluate and treat patients with various chronic pain conditions. Aspiring anesthesiologists must attend medical school followed by a residency program for anesthesiology. There are numerous subspecialties of anesthesiology the... (more information)
PAIN MANAGEMENT: A pain management specialist is a doctor who evaluates your pain and treats a wide range of pain problems. A pain management doctor treats sudden pain problems such as headaches and many types of long-lasting, chronic, pain such as low back pain. Patients are seen in a pain clinic and can go home the same day. Pain management doctors offer a mix of medication-based treatments and procedures, that can stop the pain at its source. The types of pain treated by a pain management doctor fall into thr... (more information)
KENNETH WENZ Reviews and Ratings
MIPS Scores for KENNETH WENZ
MIPS is an acronym for Merit-Based Incentive Payment System. Authorized by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reaouthorization Act of 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") developed MIPS to reward clinicians for the value of care they provide rather than the volume of care, quality over quantity. The MIPS final score determines a provider's Medicare Part B payment adjustments. MIPS also created a means for consumers to rank providers.
MIPS scores are calculated using four performance categories, quality, cost, improvement activities, and promotion of interoperability. Higher scores are better. The highest final MIPS score is 100.
|Final MIPS Score||84.7|
|Final MIPS Score without CPB||82.3|
|PI Category Score||90|
|IA Category Score||40|
|Quality Category Score||73.3|
Measures and Activities
These are important measures that CMS tracks for each doctor. Not all doctors or medical professionals have data.
|Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization|
|Closing the Referral Loop: Receipt of Specialist Report|
|Pneumococcal Vaccination Status for Older Adults|
|Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan|
|Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk|
|Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention|
|Provide Patients Electronic Access to Their Health Information|
|Advance Care Plan|
|Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record|
|Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly|
|Chronic Care and Preventative Care Management for Empaneled Patients||Yes|
|Clinical Data Registry Reporting||Yes|
|Engagement of patients through implementation of improvements in patient portal||Yes|
|Implementation of fall screening and assessment programs||Yes|
|Implementation of medication management practice improvements||Yes|
|ONC Direct Review Attestation||Yes|
|ONC-ACB Surveillance Attestation||Yes|
|Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention||34%|
|Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention||30%|
|Public Health Registry Reporting||Yes|
|Security Risk Analysis||Yes|
|Support Electronic Referral Loops By Receiving and Incorporating Health Information Exclusion||Yes|
|Support Electronic Referral Loops By Sending Health Information Exclusion||Yes|
|Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly||2%|
|Use of decision support and standardized treatment protocols||Yes|
Office Locations and Phone Numbers for KENNETH WENZ
The NursingHomeDatabase database has 2 office locations for KENNETH WENZ.
210 VILLAGE CTR BLVD
MYRTLE BEACH, SC 29579
8170 ROURK ST
MYRTLE BEACH, SC 29572
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