Verinovum Partners with Former NCQA Executives – Michael Barr and Rick Moore to Elevate Payer Healthcare Effectiveness and Efficiency

By Published On: October 11th, 2022

Verinovum – a health data curation and enrichment technology company – announces strategic partnerships with Michael Barr, MD, and Rick Moore, PhD, two healthcare leaders and former executives at the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

The addition of these healthcare luminaries enhances Verinovum’s goal to help payers, providers, and vendors enhance the care experience, improve population health, promote health equity, and reduce costs. The duo will also play key roles in providing product and data governance counsel as Verinovum takes the next step in its growth.

“High-quality clinical data is mission critical for organizations to effectively impact the health of their populations and implement constructive operational changes. Michael and Rick will help lead our charge to unleash the full potential of healthcare data,” says Mike Noshay, co-founder and Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer at Verinovum. “Our healthcare data curation expertise combined with their NCQA leadership improving the experience and quality of healthcare is a winning combination.”

For more than 30 years, Dr. Barr has delivered programs, policies, and services aimed at equitable, accessible, evidence-based, and person-centered care. As Executive Vice President of Quality Measurement and Research at the NCQA, Barr oversaw performance measurement development, research and analysis, management of contracts and grants, and NCQA’s consulting activities. He also led the digital measures strategy for HEDIS® and contributed to public policy, educational programs, and other initiatives.

Moore is an award-winning, board-certified, healthcare strategist with more than 25 years of experience in the federal government and non-profit sectors. His focus is on uniting teams to drive efficient data collection and management through the design, implementation, and operation of informatics infrastructures.

As NCQA’s Chief Information Officer, he was responsible for the vision and strategic direction of the Information Services, Information Technology, and Information Products. In addition, he is an expert in privacy/security-based compliance with federal mandates, including HIPAA and HITRUST, and led the only program in the country to receive Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology approval as a quality measurement test system.

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