Acknowledgments

Methodological Considerations in Generating Provider Performance Score

The authors gratefully acknowledge the following individuals who generously contributed their time and expertise to the development and review of this report:

  • Peggy McNamara, John Bott, and Katherine Crosson, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
  • Christine Amy, Pennsylvania Aligning Forces for Quality—South Central Pennsylvania.
  • Jim Chase, Minnesota Community Management.
  • Nancy Clarke, formerly with the Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation.
  • R. Adams Dudley, University of California-San Francisco.
  • Marc Elliott and Eric C. Schneider, RAND Corporation.
  • Roberta Esmond, Renee Frazier, and Jill Nault, Healthy Memphis Common Table.
  • Mary Gordon and Chris Queram, Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality.
  • Judith Hibbard, University of Oregon.
  • Aparna Higgins, America's Health Insurance Plans.
  • Melinda Karp, Massachusetts Health Quality Partners.
  • Susan McDonald, formerly with the Minnesota Department of Human Services.
  • Ateev Mehrotra, RAND Corporation and the University of Pittsburgh.
  • Betsy Mulvey, New York Quality Alliance.
  • Carolyn Pare, Buyers Health Care Action Group (Minnesota).
  • Devorah Rich, formerly with Greater Detroit Area Health Council.
  • Dana Richardson, Wisconsin Hospital Association.
  • Patrick Romano, University of California-Davis.
  • Natasha Rosenblatt, Puget Sound Health Alliance.
  • Dana Gelb Safran, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.
  • Dale Shaller, Shaller Consulting Group.
  • Mark Sonnenborn, Minnesota Hospital Association.
  • Ted van Glahn, Pacific Business Group on Health (California).
Page last reviewed September 2011
Internet Citation: Acknowledgments: Methodological Considerations in Generating Provider Performance Score. September 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/value/perfscoresmethods/perfscoack.html