The Quality Institute releases regular Quality Briefings to share relevant data sets that can inform quality improvement work. Quality improvement data can be used by employers, purchasers, payers, and patients to help inform decisions about where to seek care, leverage purchasing power, and increase transparency.
The Leapfrog Group is an employer-based coalition advocating for improved transparency, quality, and safety in hospitals. Leapfrog works with its employer members to encourage transparency and easy access to health care information as well as rewards for hospitals that have a proven record of high quality care.
We are the Regional Leader of the Hospital and Ambulatory Surgery Center Survey in New Jersey and New York and are proud to work with our members to promote transparency in quality measures.
The National Quality Forum (NQF) is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan, membership-based organization that works to catalyze improvements in healthcare. Quality Institute President and CEO, Linda Schwimmer, is a longstanding member of NQF having previously served on their board and as Chair of the Consensus Standards Approval Committee, which is responsible for the endorsement of quality measures. She is actively engaged in the Geriatric and Palliative Care Committee.