Navigation Links
National Quality Forum Welcomes Dr. Thomas Valuck, SVP of Strategic Partnerships
Date:6/12/2009

lth and Human Services leadership regarding Medicare payment and quality of care, particularly pay for performance. In his time at CMS, Dr. Valuck received the 2007 Administrator's Achievement Award for leadership in advancing Medicare's pay-for-performance initiatives.

Prior to getting his law degree, Dr. Valuck worked at the University of Kansas Medical Center, where he managed quality improvement, utilization review, risk management, and physician relations as part of his duties as Vice President of Medical Affairs before becoming the Vice President of External Affairs, where, among other responsibilities, he advocated for delivery system, financing, and public health reforms before the U.S. Congress and the Kansas Legislature.

Dr. Valuck was named a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow in 1998, taking leave from the University of Kansas to research and analyze healthcare quality and provider issues for the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. He returned to Washington, D.C., a few years later to get his law degree at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he worked for the White House Council of Economic Advisers researching and analyzing public and private healthcare financing issues. Dr. Valuck also worked as an associate at Latham & Watkins, where he practiced regulatory health law.

"The National Quality Forum is uniquely positioned to achieve consensus around some of the thorniest issues facing America's healthcare system," said Dr. Valuck. "I look forward to the collective action NQF members and partners can take to transform healthcare especially during this exciting opportunity for healthcare reform."

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
'/>"/>

SOURCE National Quality Forum
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Addresses National Conference on Tobacco During Opening Session in Phoenix
2. Travis McCoy, Lead Vocalist & Songwriter of Alternative Hip Hop Band Gym Class Heroes, Travels to South Africa, Philippines and India as MTV Internationals 2009 Staying Alive Foundation Ambassador
3. Brinker International Announces Support of Senates Agreement on Uniform Nutrition Disclosure
4. National Medical Association Supports Public Insurance Option
5. Catholic Charities Executive to Speak at Caritas Internationalis
6. Dr. Philip A. DeFina of International Brain Research Foundation Joins Montgomery Academy Board of Trustees
7. The Headwear Association Kicks Off the Beginning of Summer With a National Public Awareness Campaign - Hat Day in the Sun
8. Public Call for Participation on National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters
9. Chindex International, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2009 Financial Results
10. National Restaurant Association Backs Bipartisan Senate Agreement to Empower Consumers Nationwide With More Nutrition Information
11. Synutra International, Inc. Sets the Date for its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Earnings Announcement
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... ADOAMNI, Inc. reached its ... GoFundMe. The campaign, which surpassed its goal in 17 ... the funds necessary to convert a diesel powered bus ... School District (SUSD). The campaign rallied citizens of the ... the funds necessary for the conversion of a SUSD ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014 More than 23 per cent of Canadians report ... stress increases the risk of poor mental and physical health, ... but for others especially those most likely to sweat ... , Thankfully, new research from Concordia University has found a ... huge help for healthcare professionals working to stop stress before ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine have ... National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, part of ... of the genetic roots of cleft lip and cleft ... in Colombia, Nigeria, the Philippines and Pennsylvania. , ... lip or palate that can form when a baby,s ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) will perform research in ... announced in Washington today. The CSHL grants are among ... Health (NIH), totaling $46 million for the 2014-15 fiscal ... Initiative. , The Brain Research through ... in the spring of 2013. It seeks to revolutionize ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ... Research, a U.S.-based market intelligence agency states that the ... a value of USD 18.5 billion by the end ... was valued at USD 10.3 billion in 2012, will ... develop into a USD 18.5 billion worth market by ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:ADOMANI Raises More Than 100,000 Dollars Through GoFundMe to Convert a School Bus 2Health News:ADOMANI Raises More Than 100,000 Dollars Through GoFundMe to Convert a School Bus 3Health News:How to predict who will suffer the most from stress 2Health News:Pitt team searches for genetic roots of cleft lip, palate 2Health News:4 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory scientists will contribute to President Obama's BRAIN Initiative under new NIH grants 2Health News:4 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory scientists will contribute to President Obama's BRAIN Initiative under new NIH grants 3Health News:Global Medical Imaging Reagents Market Segment up to 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Health News:Global Medical Imaging Reagents Market Segment up to 2019: Transparency Market Research 3
... chronically ill Medicaid patients designed to provide care ... Jan. 27 Chronically ill members ... Health Insurance plans (CHIP) in Philadelphia are now ... homes, thanks to an innovative new partnership with ...
... A study by healthcare market research firm Manhattan Research ... support for continuing medical education (CME) funding. The results ... in the medical community about the role of commercial ... positions of those who actually use continuing medical education, ...
... thinner, Munro & Associates steps up for their customersTROY, ... and great for our customers," says Sandy Munro, Founder ... deliver 21 years worth of experience more efficiently and ... in today,s climate could spell disaster. No company can ...
... in fruit flies has led researchers to a sensitive and ... common type of kidney cancer. In the journal Science ... the University of Chicago shows that the biomarker known as ... cell carcinomas but not by normal kidney tissue. , Physicians ...
... state, construct prison health care centers throughout California.LOS ANGELES, ... this week to prevent a federal judge and his ... treasury for the sole purpose of reconstructing the state,s ... opposes the proposal to construct seven new prison facilities, ...
... Ages Two Years and Older , FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., ... Inc., today announced the availability of Children,s ZYRTEC(R) Allergy ... flavor product used to treat perennial and seasonal allergic ... ages two years and older. Children,s ZYRTEC(R) Allergy ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Physician Home Visits Centerpiece of New AmeriChoice and INSPIRIS Partnership in Philadelphia 2Health News:Physician Home Visits Centerpiece of New AmeriChoice and INSPIRIS Partnership in Philadelphia 3Health News:Manhattan Research Survey Finds That Physicians Overwhelmingly Support Commercially-Funded Continuing Medical Education 2Health News:Manhattan Research Survey Finds That Physicians Overwhelmingly Support Commercially-Funded Continuing Medical Education 3Health News:Survival Favors the Prepared 2Health News:Roadkill study could speed detection of kidney cancer 2Health News:Ventura County Taxpayers' Group Files Suit to Stop State-of-the-Art Hospitals for Incarcerated Felons 2Health News:Children's Sugar-Free, Dye-Free ZYRTEC(R) Allergy Syrup Now Available 2Health News:Children's Sugar-Free, Dye-Free ZYRTEC(R) Allergy Syrup Now Available 3
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Summary This report ... pharmaceutical companies regarding their Information & Communications Technology ... companies currently allocate their ICT budgets across the ... IT services, communications, and consulting. Key ... companies highlights that X% of respondents anticipate an ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following ... Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS ), OPKO Health ... (NYSE MKT: NAVB), and Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ: EXAS). ... at: http://investor-edge.com/register . On Monday, September ... 0.14%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014  Come fall, many children, teenagers, and even ... want to be for Halloween. And, a number of ... contact lenses bought without a prescription. Halloween, ... purchase and wear contact lenses without a prescription. According ... consumer survey, 17 percent of Americans have worn ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ICT investment trends in pharmaceuticals - Enterprise ICT spending patterns through to the end of 2015 2ICT investment trends in pharmaceuticals - Enterprise ICT spending patterns through to the end of 2015 3Watch List for Biotech Equities - Immunomedics, Aeterna Zentaris, OPKO Health, Navidea Biopharma, and Exact Sciences 2Watch List for Biotech Equities - Immunomedics, Aeterna Zentaris, OPKO Health, Navidea Biopharma, and Exact Sciences 3Watch List for Biotech Equities - Immunomedics, Aeterna Zentaris, OPKO Health, Navidea Biopharma, and Exact Sciences 4Watch List for Biotech Equities - Immunomedics, Aeterna Zentaris, OPKO Health, Navidea Biopharma, and Exact Sciences 5The Spooky Truth: What You Need To Know About Contact Lens Hygiene 2The Spooky Truth: What You Need To Know About Contact Lens Hygiene 3
... Quantros, a leading software and services provider for ... with Det Norske Veritas Healthcare, Inc. (DNV). DNV ... Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as an authorized ... accreditation standards into the Quantros ACE(TM) software application. ...
... N.Y., Nov. 13 Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON ... technology, which in Europe is used for the ablation ... has entered into a new, three year distribution agreement ... distribution of the SonaStar(TM) Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator, the BoneScalpel(TM) ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Quantros Announces Partnership With Hospital Accreditation Agency DNV 2Misonix Announces New Distribution Agreement For The United Arab Emirates (UAE) 2Misonix Announces New Distribution Agreement For The United Arab Emirates (UAE) 3
The Spex SkinSkan is the only in-vivo, fibre-optic spectrofluorometer designed specifically for skin-fluorescence measurements. It is also ideal for many remote sensing steady-state fluorescence appl...
The unique RF-1501 optical design provides exceptional sensitivity in an incredibly compact instrument....
... Quantitation of DNA, RNA, Or Fluorescent Tags. Accurate ... is critical to life science research. The RF-Mini ... measure quantities as small as 1ng/ml of DNA ... of excitation and emission filters, the RF-Mini 150 ...
The Fluoroskan Ascent FL is equipped with both fluorometric and luminometric measurement technologies, providing a full coverage for fluorometric, glow and flash luminometric applications even in the...
Medicine Products: