Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality

Advocate Excellence - NQF's Measure Applications Partnership Recommends Measures for Federal Healthcare Programs

By Marionette Cortez posted 02-08-2018 14:06

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  The National Quality Forum's Measure Application Partnership has recently submitted a recommendations to the US Department of Health and Human Services about 35 Standardized performance measures for considerations for use in Federal Healthcare programs which will affect 58 millions Americans enrolled in Medicare and their healthcare providers once approved. The article mentions  the works of MAP about the meaningful measures of care quality and the importance of the outcome measures.     
​NQF will publish its final reports for hospital and post-acute settings on February 15 and its report for clinician programs on March 15 ,2018.

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