Slide 19

National Strategy for Quality Improvement in Health Care

Text version of slide presentation from a National Advisory Council meeting.

The HHS Quality Work Group will meet regularly throughout the implementation process and will focus on four main goals

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  • Key Functions of HHS Quality Work Group:
    • Months 1-12:
      • Review, consult, and make recommendations to ensure current HHS [Department of Health & Human Services] programs and initiatives align to the National Quality Strategy.
      • Consult on the identification of specific measures, targeted goals, and annual benchmarks for relevant agencies in achieving the national priorities.
      • Provide a forum for HHS agencies and Operating Divisions to develop and share agency-specific plans to achieve the national priorities.
      • Develop processes to assess and foster alignment of the efforts with States and private sector initiatives.


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Current as of August 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 19: National Strategy for Quality Improvement in Health Care. August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2011-04-nac/lee/slide19.html