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National Quality Strategy (NQS) Webinars

Upcoming NQS Webinars

  • ExpandableThe 2014 Quality and Disparities Report and the National Quality Strategy: Working Together to Improve Health Care (more...)

    Each year, the AHRQ National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report provides a comprehensive view of the quality of health care received by the U.S. population and disparities in care experienced by different racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups. Register now to learn more about how the findings from the 2014 report support the six National Quality Strategy priorities.

    This interactive Webinar will highlight:

    • Findings from the 2014 Quality and Disparities Report, which tracks the six National Quality Strategy priorities
    • Challenges and opportunities for health and health care quality improvement as well as reducing health disparities moving forward

    When: May 11, 2015, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EDT

    Presenters:

    • Nancy J. Wilson, M.D., M.P.H., B.S.N., Executive Lead for the National Quality Strategy
    • Ernest Moy, M.D., M.P.H., Medical Officer, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

    Registration: To register, visit https://cc.readytalk.com/r/hn9cozws86f9&eom. Exit Disclaimer

Past NQS Webinars

  • ExpandableNational Quality Strategy Levers in Action: Using Payment to Improve Health and Health Care Quality (more...)

    Completed February 4, 2015

    This Webinar offered:

    • How using payment, one of the nine National Quality Strategy levers, can help organizations align to the Strategy and promote the three National Quality Strategy aims
    • Buying Value's work in refocusing payment on person-centered value
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' Alternative Quality Contract, which uses an innovative way to pay for care that focuses on promoting quality and rewards positive health outcomes

    Presenters:

    • Nancy J. Wilson, M.D., M.P.H., B.S.N., Executive Lead for the National Quality Strategy
    • Gerry Shea, Director, Buying Value
    • Dana Gelb Safran, Sc.D., Senior Vice President of Performance Measurement and Improvement, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

    Webinar Transcript
    Webinar presentation (PDF file, 1.5 MB; PowerPoint file, 6 MB; Plugin help)

  • ExpandableNational Quality Strategy: Using Quality Measurement for Improvement (more...)

    Completed September 17, 2014

    This Webinar offered:

    • An introductory look at the HHS Measurement Policy Councilís measure coordination and harmonization activities across the Federal Government
    • Guidance on how the National Quality Strategy can serve as a framework for quality measurement to drive improvement
    • An inside look at CMS and ONCís efforts to address measurement and reporting requirements to advance the National Quality Strategy

    Presenters:

    • Nancy J. Wilson, B.S.N., M.D., M.P.H., Executive Lead for the National Quality Strategy
    • Kate Goodrich, M.D., Director, Quality Measurement and Health Assessment Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service
    • Kevin Larsen, M.D., Medical Director, Meaningful Use, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

    Webinar Transcript
    Webinar presentation (PDF file, 2.8 MB; PowerPoint file, 4.9 MB Plugin help)

  • ExpandableNational Quality Strategy Webinar: Using the Nine Levers to Achieve Results (more...)

    Completed August 19, 2014

    This Webinar offered:

    • An overview of the nine levers identified by the National Quality Strategy
    • An in-depth look at how the Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality and the Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation are using levers to improve health and health care
    • Tools and resources to help you promote and align to the Strategy's aims, priorities, and levers

    Presenters:

    • Nancy J. Wilson, B.S.N., M.D., M.P.H., Executive Lead for the National Quality Strategy
    • Chris Queram, M.H.S.A., President and CEO, Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality

    Webinar Transcript
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  • ExpandableNational Quality Strategy: Using Levers to Achieve Improved Health and Health Care (more...)

    Completed May 13, 2014

    This Webinar offered:

    • An overview of the nine levers identified by the National Quality Strategy
    • A presentation on the ways these nine levers can help you and your organization achieve better health and health care
    • Tools and resources to help you promote and align to the Strategy's aims, priorities, and levers

    Presenters:

    • Nancy J. Wilson, BSN, MD, MPH, Executive Lead for the National Quality Strategy
    • Elizabeth Mitchell, President and CEO, Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement

    Webinar Transcript
    Webinar presentation (PDF file, 1.1 MB; Plugin help)

  • ExpandableNational Quality Strategy: 2013 Annual Progress Report to Congress (more...)

    Completed Thursday, August 8, 2013

    Presenters:

    • Nancy J. Wilson, BSN, MD, MPH, Senior Adviser to the Director, AHRQ
    • Neal Kohatsu, MD, MPH, Medical Director, California Department of Health Care Services
    • Desiree Backman, DrPH, MS, RD, Chief Prevention Officer, California Department of Health Care Services

    Webinar Transcript
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  • ExpandableAdvancing the National Quality Strategy: An Introduction to the Stakeholder Toolkit (more...)

    Completed Thursday, April 25, 2013

    This Webinar offered:

    • An overview of the National Quality Strategy

    Presenter:

    • Nancy J. Wilson, BSN, MD, MPH

    Webinar Transcript
    Webinar presentation (PDF file, 2.6 MB; Plugin help)


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