February 11, 2014
Culture of Health
Different quality measurement efforts measure different things. Inconsistent measures is a major obstacle in the quest for better care. The Buying Value Initiative aims to improve the alignment of measures.
November 19, 2013
Program Results Report
Researchers at the RAND Corporation developed detailed episode-of-care frameworks and analyzed performance measures for selected medical conditions for use in value-based purchasing.
January 31, 2014
This brief describes the flexibility available to states to establish performance standards and discusses approaches states may want to consider as they develop these standards.
More than 40 leaders in philanthropy, evaluation, and communications gathered to share best practices and learn from one another.
On April 25, 2013, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) hosted a convening of foundations, communication experts, evaluators, and data analysts to share best practices and learn from one another. Updates from this meeting have been shared here.
This video shows how Aligning Forces for Quality communities are publicly reporting measures of health care quality to drive improvement.
December 1, 2013
The Assessment Report is a public version of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s biennial Scorecard, a self-assessment that highlights key indicators of organizational performance.
October 1, 2013
The purpose of the data book is to monitor and communicate Local Public Health Act data collected through the Local Public Health Planning and Performance Measurement Reporting System (PPMRS).
The National Quality Forum (NQF) was created in 1999 by a coalition of public- and private-sector leaders in response to the recommendation of the Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry.
March 26, 2013
Forces Driving Implementation of the CAHPS® Clinician & Group Survey is part of a suite of resources on patient experience designed by AF4Q to assist community health collaboratives.