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

ican College of Physicians, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  •     Richard J. Umbdenstock, FACHE (Rich), American Hospital Association
  •     Marilyn Tavenner, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  •     Richard Kronick, PhD, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  •     Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, Health Resources and Service Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  •     Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Ex Officio Members

    •     Frank Opelka, MD, FACS, Louisiana State University
    •     Paul C. Tang, MD, MS, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    The National Quality Forum operates under a three-part mission to improve the quality of American healthcare by:
    •     Building consensus on national priorities and goals for performance improvement and working in partnership to achieve them;
    •     Endorsing national consensus standards for measuring and publicly reporting on performance; and
    •     Promoting the attainment of national goals through education and outreach programs.
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