A factsheet summarizing NQF work related to health information technology, patient care, and quality measurement.
This factsheet summarizes several major improvements resulting from an effort to streamline the MAP pre-rulemaking process, improve the process for MAP members, and strengthen deliverables.
public outreach; process improvement
This one-page factsheet highlights improvements to the process by which the Measure Applications Partnership (MAP) makes recommendations on the use of performance measures. NQF aims to improve MAP continuously by streamlining its process, better engaging MAP members and the public, and strengthening MAP's guidance on measures and their use.
public outreach; MAP process improvement effort
A factsheet describes the impact of NQF-endorsed measures in federal programs.
This factsheet identifies recent questions that have been raised about NQF’s work and NQF’s related activities in each area.
MAP is a multistakeholder partnership that guides the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on the selection of performance measures for federal health programs.
This factsheet describes the work of NQF in the area of healthcare performance measurement for rural healthcare providers.
See also the report, Performance Measurement for Rural Low-Volume Providers, by the NQF Rural Health Committee, published September 14, 2015
Factsheet describes the national urgency for safer and more effective antibiotic use and intruduces a new practical playbook on this subject.
National Quality Partners Playbook: Antiobiotic Stewardship in Acute Care
Join the NQF Quality Community! Brochure for prospective members of NQF.
NQF Member Relations
Fundraising prospectus. NQF's Contributions to the Nation's Health; NQF's Role in Health and Healthcare; Our Work and Why It Matters
An introduction to NQF's new Health Equity Program
Health Equity Program
NQF is an independent organization at the fulcrum of national goals for increasing value and improving healthcare quality. NQF is the national leader in measurement science; a trusted advisor to Congress, HHS, and the Administration; and is working to transform America's healthcare through measurement.
CEO New York meeting handout
The NQF Measure Incubator is designed to facilitate and accelerate the development of needed measures. The Incubator connects groups interested in particular measure concepts with measure development experts, financial and technical resources, and data sources.
NQF Measure Incubator factsheet
A factsheet describes NQF's strategic direction for the years 2016 through 2019.
Introduced at the 2016 Annual Conference. Updated 1/2018.
Highlights of NQF work in 2015 included NQS recommendations, improving quality and efficiency in measurement, recommending measures for use in federal programs, indentifying measure gaps in HHS programs, coordinating with measurement initiatives implemented by other payers, and moving the field of measurement science forward.
Success stories in the field of healthcare quality measurement.
Factsheet describing revised procedures for endorsement decisions, appeals, and nominations.
NQF Consensus Development Process
Factsheet describes recent developments concerning the risk adjustment of healthcare performance measures for socioeconomic status (SES) and other demographic factors, including income, education, health literacy, and other factors.
Factsheet overview of Risk Adjustment for Socioeconomic Status or Other Sociodemographic Factors
Advanced Illness Care factsheet
Advanced Illness Care Action Team
Rising healthcare costs, along with larger deductibles, mean that consumers are increasingly shopping around for high quality healthcare they can afford. Patients and consumers at a recent NQF meeting found that there are options and information.
This brief summarizes the discussions from a two-day meeting organized by the National Quality Forum and supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.