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NQF Elects New Members to its Board of Directors
Date:10/31/2013

Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 31, 2013

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.

“NQF has the unique ability to bring together diverse members of the healthcare community to engage in efforts that catalyze improvement in healthcare,” said Christine Cassel, MD, president and CEO of NQF. “With the board’s leadership, NQF is focused on getting to better measures faster; making the current review and endorsement process more flexible to meet changing needs; and convening diverse stakeholders to spur action, innovation and improvement.”

The newly elected members include:

James Chase, president of Minnesota Community Measurement. Mr. Chase has over twenty five years of experience in health care management including eight years as Director of Health Purchasing for the government programs administered by the Minnesota Department of Human Services. He is the Past Chair of the Network of Regional Healthcare Improvement, a group of leading regional health initiatives working to improve the quality and value of health in their communities. He also serves on the boards of the Institute of Clinical Systems Improvement and Apple Tree Dental. Mr. Chase holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Minnesota and has taught in the School’s ISP Health Administration Program.

Carol Cronin, executive director of the Informed Patient Institute. Since 2000, Ms. Cronin has worked as a consultant and advisor to a number of non-profit organizations, foundations and government agencies. These include The California Endowment, AARP, th
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