Slide 10. National Quality Strategy-First Annual Progress Report.

On July 13, 2012, Carolyn Clancy made this presentation at the meeting of the National Advisory Council.

Slide 10. National Quality Strategy-First Annual Progress Report.

NQS Aims:

  1. Improve overall quality by making health care more patient-centered, reliable, accessible and safe.
  2. Improve population health by supporting proven interventions to address behavioral, social and environmental determinants of health, in addition to delivering higher-quality care.
  3. Reduce the cost of quality health care for individuals, families, employers and government.

NQS Priorities:

  1. Making care safer by reducing harm caused in the delivery of care.
  2. Ensuring that each person and family are engaged as partners in their care.
  3. Promoting effective communication and coordination of care.
  4. Promoting the most effective prevention and treatment practices for the leading causes of mortality, starting with cardiovascular disease.
  5. Working with communities to promote wide use of best practices to enable healthy living.
  6. Making quality care more affordable for individuals, families, employers, and governments by developing and spreading new health care delivery models.

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Current as of November 2012
Internet Citation: Slide 10. National Quality Strategy-First Annual Progress Report.. November 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-07-nac/clancy/clancy0713sl10.html