NQF Post-Acute/Long-Term Care Workgroup Releases Report for Public Comment

Measure Applications Partnership (MAP) is a public-private partnership convened by the National Quality Forum (an LTQA member). MAP was created for the explicit purpose of providing input to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on the selection of performance measures for public reporting and performance-based payment programs. The draft Performance Measurement Coordination Strategy for Post-Acute Care and Long-Term … Read More

National Quality Forum to host 2nd Webinar in the Patient Safety Webinar Series

Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched the Partnership for Patients initiative to dramatically improve patient safety across the country. This initiative will engage stakeholders from the private and public sectors to reduce healthcare acquired conditions and hospital readmissions. In an effort to assist and facilitate learning among hospital leaders, clinicians, healthcare providers, consumers, purchasers, health plans and … Read More

NQF Board of Directors Call for Nominations

The National Quality Forum has announced a Call for Nominations for its Board of Directors.  Individuals drawn from many different backgrounds and perspectives will be considered, including consumers, purchasers, employers, payers, healthcare providers, and other critical stakeholders. Desirable candidates are individuals who:  are recognized leaders in the healthcare sector; have demonstrated expertise and experience in healthcare quality measurement and management; and are willing … Read More