Slide 21

National Strategy for Quality Improvement in Health Care

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

The IWG will meet three times during the implementation process and will focus on six main goals

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  • Key Functions of Interagency Working Group (IWG):
    • Months 1-12:
      • Collaboration, cooperation, and consultation between Federal departments and agencies.
      • Avoidance of inefficient duplication of quality efforts and resources, and a streamlined process for quality reporting and compliance.
      • Assess alignment of quality efforts in the public sector with private sector initiatives.
      • Provide a comprehensive forum for interagency information exchange and explore opportunities for ongoing collaboration.
      • Identify areas where collaboration and increased information sharing among Federal Agencies would be beneficial.
      • Provide an opportunity for Federal Agencies to showcase their initiatives and share best practices across the health care quality community.


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Current as of August 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 21: 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/slide21.html