Reflecting NQF’s commitment to continuous quality improvement, NQF hosted a Kaizen event on May 18 and 19 to explore opportunities for a more agile and efficient consensus development process (CDP) for measure endorsement.
NQF’s endorsed performance measures are essential to quality improvement and pay-for-performance programs in the public and private sectors. Over this two-day event, NQF, in collaboration with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), addressed:
More than 40 invited healthcare stakeholders from the public and private sectors—including experts from CMS and other federal agencies, NQF’s standing committees, and organizations that develop measures—participated. Members of the public had the opportunity to dial in and provide comment during certain portions of the Kaizen event.
All potential changes to the CDP will be open for public comment in June 2017.
Please contact NQF staff with any questions.
NQF issues guidance to improve shared decision making
MAP issues setting-specific reports promoting alignment, burden reduction
Learn about the newest honorees and their achievements
NQF’s funding reauthorized through 2019
1030 15th Street NWSuite 800Washington DC 20005
202-783-1300 Main202-783-3434 Faxinfo@qualityforum.org