Issue #52 | January/February 2018
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2017 NQF Innovation Challenge Award Presentation
Live Webinar on March 1, 2018 1:00-2:00 PM ET
The National Quality Forum (NQF) announced PQA as one of five winning entries for its 2017 Innovation Challenge, which was to submit innovative and agile approaches to incorporating one or more Principles for Making Health Care Measurement Patient-Centered in performance measurement. PQA and the National Health Council proposed a rubric to assess the patient-centeredness of measure development and implementation. Dr. Matthew Pickering of PQA and Dr. Eleanor Perfetto of the National Health Council will share their submission on March 1st. SIGN UP
PQA 2018 Measure Development Roadmap

PQA is pleased to launch its 2018 measure development efforts through the active engagement of Measure Development Teams, Task Forces, and Panels. New measure concepts for development were prioritized by PQA staff based on input from PQA's Measure Advisement Group, Patient & Caregiver Advisory Panel, and Implementation Advisory Panel. READ MORE
Hot Off the Press: Connections to Key Quality Publications
Hot Off the Press  seeks to connect the reader to the most relevant and recent trials, reviews and commentaries related to health care quality with a focus on medication- and pharmacy-related topics. In this issue learn about medication synchronization programs and governors' recommendations to end the opioid crisis .
Catch Up on Quality Forum Webinars
Did you miss it?
For the first Quality Forum of 2018, Kyle Hultgren, Director at the Purdue University Center for Medication Safety Advancement presented, Investigating Social Media Data as an ADE Surveillance Tool . Listen to the recording on the PQA Member-Only Portal .
Member Corner
PQA Member Spotlight
David Medvedeff, CEO, VUCA Health
PQA's "Member Spotlight" aims to acknowledge the work and perspectives of our diverse membership. We look forward to highlighting various members and encouraging partnership between member organizations that share similar interests.  READ MORE
PQA Welcomes New Members
We are a multi-stakeholder, consensus-based membership organization that collaboratively promotes appropriate medication use and develops strategies for measuring and reporting performance information related to medications.

Membership Information
Membership in PQA is applied for on behalf of an organization rather than an individual. Member organizations are able to appoint their associates to represent their interests when these individual participate in PQA activities. 

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