The National Quality Forum (NQF) is a unique, multi-stakeholder organization whose mission is to improve healthcare quality by setting national priorities and goals for performance improvement, endorsing national consensus standards for measuring and publicly reporting on performance, and promoting the attainment of national goals through education and outreach programs.
The latest news about NQF and its work can be found below. Additional resources, including a press kit and more information about NQF publications, can be found in the navigation box on the left-hand side of this page.
Recent NQF Press Releases
OCT 31, 2013NQF Elects New Members to its Board of Directors
The National Quality Forum (NQF) has elected six new members to its Board of Directors. The NQF Board of Directors guides NQF on strategic and policy issues. The Board is composed of 31 voting members - key public- and private- sector leaders who represent major stakeholders in America’s healthcare system. Consumers and those who purchase healthcare hold a simple majority of the at-large seats.
SEP 30, 2013NQF Endorses Additional Gastrointestinal Measure
The NQF Board of Directors has endorsed an additional gastrointestinal quality measure, addressing colonoscopy screening rates in patients with a history of colonic polyps.
AUG 16, 2013NQF Endorses Gastrointestinal Measures
The National Quality Forum (NQF) Board of Directors has endorsed two gastrointestinal quality measures, addressing colonoscopy screening rates and mortality rates for patients with diagnosed gastrointestinal hemorrhages.
JUL 18, 2013NQF to Launch New Tools Focused on Using Quality Measures for Improvement
The National Quality Forum (NQF) will soon launch two tools during a July 26th webinar designed to help users navigate the many healthcare quality measurement and reporting resources available to them. Developed with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Field Guide to NQF Resources and QPS Version 2.0 allow users to quickly and easily access the information they need to support their quality measurement, reporting, and improvement efforts.
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