Appendix C. Final Agenda

Assessing Quality of Care for Diabetes: Conference Final Report

Wednesday, May 24, 2006

7:30-8:00 amContinental Breakfast and Welcome
8:00-8:15 amIntroductions and Agenda
Eve Kerr, M.D., M.P.H.
University of Michigan Health System, VA Quality Enhancement Research Initiative for Diabetes Mellitus (QUERI-DM), and Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center (MDRTC)
 
8:15-10:00 amOverview of Measurement Issues
The Challenges of Quality Measurement for Diabetes:
An Overview
Sheldon Greenfield, M.D.
Center for Health Policy Research, University of California-Irvine
Reconciling Guidelines and Performance Measurement
Elizabeth McGlynn, Ph.D.
RAND Health
A Framework for Developing and Choosing Diabetes Quality Measures
Greg Pawlson, M.D., M.P.H.
National Committee for Quality Assurance
Discussion
Facilitator: Sheldon Greenfield, M.D.
Discussion Question: What are essential criteria we should consider when deciding upon quality assessment measures for diabetes?
10:00-10:15 amRefreshment Break
10:15-12:00 amTechnical Issues in Measurement
Beyond Simple Process and Outcomes:
Alternate Approaches
Eve Kerr, M.D., M.P.H.
Considerations in Measurement Aggregation
Sherrie Kaplan, Ph.D.
University of California, Irvine
Profiling & Measurement Error
Tim Hofer, M.D., M.S.
University of Michigan Health System; Ann Arbor VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research; Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center (MDRTC)
Risk Stratification in Quality Measurement
Rodney Hayward, M.D.
University of Michigan Health System; Ann Arbor VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research; Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center (MDRTC)
Discussion
Facilitator: Eve Kerr, M.D., M.P.H.
Discussion Question: How can we incorporate important technical and conceptual measurement issues into mainstream diabetes measures?
What timeframe should we establish for moving toward more clinically actionable measures?
12:00-12:15 amRefreshment Break
12:15-2:00 pmMeasurement Considerations for Special Populations
Working Lunch
12:15-1:15 pmOlder Adults
Carol Mangione, M.D., M.P.H.
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
UCLA Resource Center for Minority Aging Research/Center for Health Improvement of Minority Elderly
Sheila Roman, M.D., M.P.H.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
(by teleconference)
Discussion
Facilitator: Carol Mangione
Discussion Question: How should we construct quality measures to address issues of relevance to older adults?
1:15-2:00 pmRace, Ethnicity and English Proficiency

Arleen Brown, M.D.
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Quyen Ngo-Metzger, M.D., M.P.H.
University of California-Irvine

Discussion
Facilitator: Carol Mangione, M.D., M.P.H.
Discussion Question: How should we incorporate issues of race, ethnicity and English proficiency into standard quality assessment for diabetes? What timeframe should we establish for incorporating these issues into reporting?
2:00-3:30pmTranslating Epidemiology to Quality Measurement: Glycemic Control
Judith Fradkin, M.D.
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Michael Engelgau, MD, MS
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Discussion
Facilitator: Sandeep Vijan, M.D., M.P.H.
University of Michigan Health System; Ann Arbor VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research
Discussion Question: What quality measures would most effectively motivate improvements in glycemic control and outcomes without causing unintended consequences?
3:30-3:45 pmRefreshment Break
3:45-5:15 pmTranslating Epidemiology to Quality Measurement: Blood Pressure Control
George Bakris, M.D.
Rush University Medical Center
Rodney Hayward, M.D.
Discussion
Facilitator: Mark Molitch, M.D.
Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
Discussion Question: What quality measures would most effectively motivate improvements in blood pressure control and outcomes without causing unintended consequences?
5:15-5:30 pmFirst Day Wrap Up and Charge for Day 2
6:00-7:30 pmReception
Hosted by the University of Michigan Division of General Medicine and the Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center (MDRTC)
Zanzibar Restaurant, 216 South State Street
See Map in conference folder

Thursday, May 25, 2006

7:30-8:00 amWelcome and Agenda; Continental Breakfast
8:00-9:30 amTranslating Epidemiology to Quality Measurement: Lipid Control
Alan Garber, M.D., Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Joe Selby, M.D., M.P.H.
Kaiser Permanente, Northern California
Discussion
Facilitator: Len Pogach, M.D., M.B.A.
Department of Veterans Affairs
Discussion Question: What quality measures would most effectively motivate improvements in lipid control and outcomes without causing unintended consequences?
9:30-9:45 pmRefreshment Break
9:45-11:15 amUsing Patient Reports to Assess Technical and Interpersonal Quality
Michael Weiss
Chair, National Board of Directors-ADA, 2002-2003
Russell Glasgow, Ph.D.
Kaiser Permanente, Colorado
Discussion
Facilitator: Michele Heisler, M.D., M.P.A.
Ann Arbor VA Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research; University of Michigan Health System; and Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center (MDRTC)
Discussion Question: How do we measure quality from a patient perspective?
11:30-11:45 pmMoving Forward on Diabetes Quality
Working Lunch
11:30-12:15 pmSummary of Proposals in Days 1 and 2
Sheldon Greenfield, M.D.
Eve Kerr, M.D., M.P.H.
12:15-2:00 pmDiscussion of Challenges and Recommendations
Facilitator: Greg Pawlson, M.D., M.P.H.
2:00-2:30 pmNext Steps
Sheldon Greenfield, M.D.
Eve Kerr, M.D., M.P.H.
Current as of January 2008
Internet Citation: Appendix C. Final Agenda: Assessing Quality of Care for Diabetes: Conference Final Report. January 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/other/diabetescare/diabcareappc.html