NCQA and HL7 are partnering to host the 2nd annual Digital Quality Summit.
The Summit convenes quality improvement stakeholders including senior decision makers, measure development experts, clinicians, government agencies, public health officials, data intermediaries, vendors, and payers to advance measure interoperability solutions.
Summit participants will work together to improve coordination across disciplines and improve communication of health care information systems using quality measurement as the use case.
Margaret E. O’Kane is founder and president of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). She is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, and has received the Picker Institute Individual Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Patient-Centered Care, as well as the Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award from the National Center for Healthcare Leadership. Modern Healthcare magazine has named O’Kane one of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” 12 times.
David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P., is president of The Commonwealth Fund, a national philanthropy engaged in research on health and social policy issues. He was formerly the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, where he was successfully able to build one of the largest publicly funded infrastructure investment in a short time period. He has authored a number of books and scholarly publications and serves on a number of editorial boards.
Blackford Middleton, MD, MPH, MSc, FACP, FACMI, FHIMSS is the Chief Informatics and Innovation at Apervita, Inc. and an instructor at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health in the Departments of Health Policy and Management and Policy Translation and Leadership Development. Dr. Middleton is nationally and internationally recognized as a thought-leader in clinical informatics and healthcare technology. He was recognized as one of the Top 100 Healthcare CIOs in 2014 and one of the Top 50 People to Know in Health IT in 2015 by Becker’s Hospital Review.
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