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National Quality Forum Spring Conference; Leaders in Healthcare Quality to Focus on National Priorities and Care Coordination
Date:3/12/2008

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued today by the National Quality Forum:h

WHAT: National Quality Forum (NQF) Implementation Conference on Care Coordination and 2008 Spring Membership Meeting. A full agenda is available at http://www.qualityforum.org.

March 26: Spring Membership Meeting. The membership meeting will be a dialogue between NQF membership and leaders of the National Priorities Partners, a group of 27 organizations convened by NQF that is identifying a short list of "high-impact" national priorities for measurable improvement in America's healthcare system.

March 26-28: Implementation Conference on Care Coordination. Sessions will focus on innovative payment approaches to facilitate care coordination and patient engagement, as well as:

-- the healthcare "home",

-- proactive plan of care and follow-up that anticipates needs and tracks progress,

-- communications available to all team members including patients and families,

-- the use of standardized integrated electronic information systems with functionalities essential to care coordination, and

-- transitions (or "hand-offs") between settings of care.

WHO: NQF's almost 400 members are leaders from all parts of the healthcare system, including national, regional, state, and local groups representing consumers; public and private purchasers; physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare providers; accrediting bodies; supporting industries; and organizations involved in healthcare research/quality improvement.

WHEN: March 26-28, 2008

WHERE: Grand Hyatt Atlanta, 3300 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30305

REGISTER: Media registrations guidelines are available at http://www.qualityforum.org

The mission of the National Quality Forum is to improve the quality of American healthcare 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. NQF, a nonprofit organization (qualityforum.org) with diverse stakeholders across the public and private health sectors, was established in 1999 and is based in Washington, DC.


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