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2015
JAN 26, 2015
NQF Statement on HHS Quality Goals
Dr. Christine Cassel, President & CEO of the National Quality Forum provided a statement on HHS quality goals. 

2014
DEC 04, 2014
NEJM Perspective Piece Recommends Ways to Enhance Healthcare Measurement

DEC 01, 2014
NQF Begins Annual Review of Quality Measures for Use in 20 Federal Programs

NOV 25, 2014
NQF’s Measure Applications Partnership Issues Report on Quality Measures for Children Enrolled in Medicaid/CHIP

NOV 13, 2014
Ten Groups will Test and Enhance NQF Population Health Guide

SEP 23, 2014
Finding Affordable Care: Asking the Right Question is Key

SEP 22, 2014
NQF Applauds Passage of IMPACT Act of 2014

SEP 16, 2014
NQF Seeks Field Testing Groups for Population Health Guide

AUG 21, 2014
New “Playbook” Aims to Eliminate Early Elective Deliveries in the United States

AUG 08, 2014
NQF Elects New Members to its Board of Directors

JUL 23, 2014
NQF Board Approves Trial Period to Test Impact of Risk Adjustment of Performance Measures for Sociodemographic Factors

JUL 21, 2014
NQF Statement: NQF Supports Quality Provisions of the IMPACT Act H.R. 44994/S. 2553

JUN 26, 2014
NQF Names Dr. Helen Burstin Chief Scientific Officer

MAY 29, 2014
Presidential Advisory Council Recommends Systems Engineering to Improve Health Care

MAY 23, 2014
NQF Safe Practices Audit Ratified

MAY 16, 2014
NQF Update on Safe Practices Audit

MAY 15, 2014
NQF Statement: Dr. Christine Cassel and Four Other NQF Board Members Named to Modern Healthcare’s 2014 List of Most Influential Physicians

APR 29, 2014
Statement from NQF on Draft Report on Risk Adjustment for Socioeconomic Status

APR 29, 2014
Statement from NQF on Review of Sepsis Measure

APR 23, 2014
NQF Celebrates 15th Anniversary

APR 02, 2014
NQF Issues Population Health Community Action Guide for Public Comment

APR 01, 2014
NQF Applauds Continued Funding to Quality Measurement and Improvement for Medicare

MAR 07, 2014
NQF Endorses Behavioral Health Measures

FEB 27, 2014
Statement From National Quality Forum

FEB 26, 2014
NQF Supports Modification to Renal Measure

FEB 06, 2014
NQF-Convened Group Provides Third Annual Recommendations on Measures for More Than 20 Federal Healthcare Programs

JAN 22, 2014
2013 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award Recipients Announced

JAN 22, 2014
NQF Statement on Department of Justice Settlement

2013
DEC 13, 2013
NQF Endorses Measure Assessing Cost of Services for Hospitalized Medicare Beneficiaries

OCT 31, 2013
NQF Elects New Members to its Board of Directors

SEP 30, 2013
NQF Endorses Additional Gastrointestinal Measure

AUG 16, 2013
NQF Endorses Gastrointestinal Measures

JUL 18, 2013
NQF to Launch New Tools Focused on Using Quality Measures for Improvement

JUL 11, 2013
National Standards to Evaluate Health Care Quality Based On How Patients Feel

JUN 26, 2013
New National Quality Forum (NQF) CEO Dr. Christine Cassel Testifies at U.S. Senate Finance Committee Hearing on June 26th

MAY 07, 2013
National Quality Forum Testifies at U.S. House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Hearing

APR 24, 2013
Dr. Christine Cassel and Four Other NQF Board Members Named to Modern Healthcare’s List of Most Influential Physicians

APR 12, 2013
NQF Removes Time-Limited Endorsement for Four Measures; Measures Now Have Endorsed Status

MAR 06, 2013
NQF Endorses Additional Infectious Disease Measures

MAR 06, 2013
NQF Endorses Additional Neurology Measures

MAR 06, 2013
NQF Endorses Two Additional Pulmonary Measures

FEB 04, 2013
NQF-Convened Group Provides Recommendations on Measures for Federal Healthcare Programs

JAN 31, 2013
National Priorities Partnership Names Dr. Susan Frampton as its New Co-Chair

JAN 31, 2013
NQF Upholds Endorsement of Planned Readmissions Measures

JAN 16, 2013
NQF Endorses Additional Patient Safety Measures

JAN 09, 2013
NQF Endorses Additional Pulmonary Measure

JAN 08, 2013
NQF Endorses Infectious Disease Measures

2012
DEC 17, 2012
Dr. Christine Cassel Named New President and CEO of the National Quality Forum

DEC 17, 2012
NQF Endorses Additional Set of Complication-Related Patient Safety Measures

DEC 12, 2012
NQF Elects New Member Council Leadership

DEC 06, 2012
NQF Elects New Members to its Board of Directors

NOV 05, 2012
NQF Endorses Behavioral Health Measures

NOV 05, 2012
NQF Endorses Neurology Measures

OCT 30, 2012
NEW DATE - Find NQF-Endorsed Measures Faster and Easier: NQF Launches its Quality Positioning System Version 1.0

OCT 24, 2012
Find NQF-Endorsed Measures Faster and Easier: NQF Launches its Quality Positioning System Version 1.0

OCT 23, 2012
NQF Endorses Additional Cancer Measures

OCT 23, 2012
NQF Endorses Population Health Measures

AUG 20, 2012
National Quality Forum Names Mountain States Health Alliance Winner of 2012 National Quality Healthcare Award

AUG 10, 2012
NQF Endorses Additional Complication-Related Patient Safety Measures

AUG 10, 2012
NQF Endorses Cancer Measures

AUG 10, 2012
NQF Endorses Care Coordination Measures

AUG 10, 2012
NQF Endorses Healthcare Disparities and Cultural Competency Measures

AUG 01, 2012
NQF Removes Time-Limited Endorsement for 13 Measures; Measures Now Have Endorsed Status

JUL 31, 2012
NQF Endorses Pulmonary and Critical Care Measures

JUL 19, 2012
NQF to Host Webinar Exploring Current Systems and Approaches to Tracking Healthcare Measures

JUN 29, 2012
NQF Board of Directors Upholds Endorsement of All-Cause Readmissions Measure

JUN 19, 2012
NQF Endorses Complications-Related Patient Safety Measures

JUN 04, 2012
Measure Applications Partnership Submits Recommendations for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries to HHS

JUN 04, 2012
Measure Applications Partnership Submits Recommendations to HHS on New Quality Reporting Programs

MAY 07, 2012
NQF Approves Expansion of Settings for Nursing Home Measures

MAY 03, 2012
NQF Endorses Multiple Chronic Conditions Measurement Framework

MAY 03, 2012
NQF Endorses Prevention Care and Screening Measures

MAY 02, 2012
NQF Endorses Additional Surgical Measures

APR 24, 2012
NQF Endorses All-Cause Unplanned Readmissions Measures

APR 02, 2012
NQF Endorses Additional Resource Use Measures

APR 02, 2012
NQF Endorses Perinatal Measures

APR 02, 2012
NQF Endorses Renal Measures

MAR 13, 2012
2011 John M Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award Recipients Announced

MAR 01, 2012
NQF Launches New Tool to Help Align Performance Measurement

MAR 01, 2012
NQF President and CEO Janet Corrigan Announces Plans to Step Down

FEB 14, 2012
NQF Endorses Palliative and End-of-Life Care Measures

FEB 13, 2012
NQF Retires 22 Measures

FEB 13, 2012
Partnerships Between Hospitals and Community Organizations to be Discussed in Upcoming Patient Safety Webinar

FEB 06, 2012
Measure Applications Partnership Submits Recommendations for Post-Acute Care and Long-Term Care to HHS

FEB 02, 2012
Multi-Stakeholder Group Weighs-in on Quality Measures for Use in Federal Healthcare Programs

JAN 31, 2012
NQF Endorses Resource Use Measures

JAN 31, 2012
NQF Endorses Surgical Measures

JAN 24, 2012
Effectiveness of Broad Health Improvement Goals Illustrated in Case Studies from the National Priorities Partnership

JAN 18, 2012
NQF Removes Time-Limited Endorsement for 21 Measures; Measures Now Have Endorsed Status

JAN 17, 2012
NQF Endorses Cardiovascular Measures

JAN 17, 2012
NQF Endorses Patient Safety Measures

JAN 17, 2012
NQF Endorses Regionalized Emergency Medical Care Framework

2010
APR 09, 2010
NQF to Release Updated Safe Practices Implementation Guide

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