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On April 17, 2018, the Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness will host a public workshop, Implementing Quality Measures for Accountability in Community-based Care for People with Serious Illness. Workshop presentations will explore the gaps, challenges, and opportunities in quality measures implementation for accountability purposes and will highlight the perspectives of health care providers and payers. Implementation of quality measures in the context of public programs and potential policy levers to affect change will also be discussed. Innovative approaches to the use of accreditation to enhance accountability will be explored, as well as ways to support clinical communities for quality and accountability. The workshop program will begin with a conversation about what quality care means for patients, families, and caregivers, and will explore ways to better align quality information and resources to reflect their values and needs. Shantanu Agrawal, MD, CEO and President of NQF, will present the Keynote address.
The workshop begins at 8:30am EST, it is free and will be webcast live. Please visit the agenda to learn more information. Help us spread the word about this important activity by supporting this Thunderclap!
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) are private, nonprofit institutions that provide independent, objective analysis and advice to the nation and conduct other activities to solve complex problems and inform public policy decisions related to science, technology, and medicine. The Health and Medicine Division is a program unit of the National Academies and continues the consensus studies and convening activities previously undertaken by the Institute of Medicine.
The NASEM Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness, launched in mid-2016, works to foster an ongoing dialogue about critical policy and research issues to accelerate and sustain progress in care for people of all ages with serious illness.