Shantanu Agrawal, MD, is President and CEO of the National Quality Forum (NQF). Dr. Agrawal, a board-certified emergency medicine physician, is the former director for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Center for Program Integrity. He spoke with us about how NQF is advancing quality and patient safety.   The National Quality Forum brings […]

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Patricia Kelmar, Senior Policy Advisor for the Quality Institute, recently attended ERCI’s 22nd Annual Conference, which focused on key issues in cancer care delivery. 1. What are some of the most critical policy issues today in cancer care delivery? One of the significant challenges now is the cost of emerging and often extremely expensive treatments. […]

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Published in Symptoms & Cures, April 22, 2015 In this Take Five, NJHCQI Policy Associate Amanda Melillo  The Quality Institute is the Leapfrog Group’s Regional Roll-Out entity for New Jersey and is responsible for encouraging hospitals to publicly report their safety and quality data via the Leapfrog Hospital Survey   1. The 2015 Leapfrog Hospital Survey […]

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