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Northwest Renal Network


Information Management

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The Network works with Data Coordinators at each dialysis facility to monitor ESRD patient status and to maintain the completeness, validity and accuracy of the CMS ESRD Forms and Network Reports.
Please contact us if you have additional questions or would like technical assistance.
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CROWNWeb

CROWNWeb
CROWNWeb is a CMS-mandated electronic data collection system designed to increase data collection security, accuracy, and efficiency for the ESRD community.   All ESRD Medicare facilities are required to use CROWNWeb to submit and verify ESRD facility and patient data.   This includes:
  • Clinical and Vascular Access data
  • Mineral Metabolism and ICH-CAHPS attestation
  • Patient Treatments, Admissions and Discharges
  • Required CMS-2728, CMS-2746 and CMS-2744 forms
Registering for CROWNWeb
In order to gain access to CROWNWeb, all users need to apply for access through the QIMS registration process.   To assist with the registration, each dialysis facility is required by CMS to have a minimum of one QIMS Security Official and one QIMS End User Manager.    Information and resources for registering are located here: QIMS Enrollment for All Network Facilities.

CROWNWeb Required Actions
In the new CROWNWeb environment, facilities have been working diligently to make sure all required CROWNWeb activities are completed.   To assist facilities with this process, please see the following documents:

CROWNWeb Support and Guides for Network 16: Additional CROWNWeb Support and Resources: The CROWNWeb home page (http://www.projectcrownweb.org) includes a place where you can sign up for weekly CROWNWeb updates by entering your email address.

CROWNWeb Implementation - Important CMS Announcement (January 2009)
Conditions for Coverage Require Use of CROWNWeb by 2/1/2009 - now revised to March 2012 (Letter to Facilities)

CROWNWeb Authentication System Info and Training Opportunities ("Conditions for Coverage Impact of CROWNWeb; CROWNWeb Authentication System Info and Training Opportunities," released by CMS October 10, 2008)

An ongoing list of Network News Bulletins on CROWNWeb

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DFR/DFC/QIP
Network Technical Assistance A flyer on the kinds of Technical Assistance the Network can provide to facilities.
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                                                                                                         Page updated June 9, 2014

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