National Quality Forum

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NQF

A private nonprofit organization, founded in 1999 and devoted to the systematic study of the implementation of optimal practices in the delivery of U.S. health care.
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Gail Stuart, PhD, RN, FAAN - NQF MAP Dual Eligible Workgroup (reappointment--nursing expert)
Population/Public Health- Childhood Immunization Status NQF 0038 Chlamydia Screening for Women NQF 0033 Maternal depression screening NQF 1401 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up NQF 0421 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-Up Plan NQF 0418 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention NQF 0028 Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents NQF 0024
To Err is Human," highlighted the problem of medical errors in late 1999, the NQF has been taking a lead role in efforts to increase patient safety.
5 (certification # CC-1112-704359-2) was certified on October 28, 2010 and meets the following clinical quality measures: NQF 0013, NQF 0024, NQF 0028, NQF 0038, NQF 0041, NQF 0059, NQF 0061, NQF 0064, NQF 0421.
Clinical Quality Measures Certified: NQF 0001, NQF 0002, NQF 0004, NQF 0012, NQF 0013, NQF 0014, NQF 0018, NQF 0024, NQF 0027, NQF 0028, NQF 0031, NQF 0032, NQF 0033, NQF 0034, NQF 0036, NQF 0038, NQF 0041, NQF 0043, NQF 0047, NQF 0052, NQF 0055, NQF 0056, NQF 0059, NQF 0061, NQF 0062, NQF 0064, NQF 0067, NQF 0068, NQF 0070, NQF 0073, NQF 0074, NQF 0075, NQF 0081, NQF 0083, NQF 0084, NQF 0086, NQF 0088, NQF 0089, NQF 0105, NQF 0385, NQF 0387, NQF 0389, NQF 0421, and NQF 0575.
Certification Date: January 13, 2011 Certificate Number: CC-1112-400400-1 Quality Measures Tested: NQF 0013, NQF 0024, NQF 0027, NQF 0028, NQF 0038, NQF 0041, NQF 0059, NQF 0061, NQF 0421
The following quality measures certified during testing: NQF 0013, NQF 0024, NQF 0028, NQF 0038, NQF 0041, NQF 0059, NQF 0061, NQF 0064 and NQF 0421.
5, include: NQF 0371; NQF 0372; NQF 0373; NQF 0374; NQF 0375; NQF 0376; NQF 0435; NQF 0436; NQF 0437; NQF 0438; NQF 0439; NQF 0440; NQF 0441; NQF 0495; NQF 0497.
0 has been certified include: NQF 0371, NQF 0372, NQF 0373, NQF 0374, NQF 0375, NQF 0376, NQF 0435, NQF 0436, NQF 0437, NQF 0438, NQF 0439, NQF 0440, NQF 0441, NQF 0495, and NQF 0497.
4 has been certified include all in the hospital domain: NQF 0495 ED; NQF 0497 ED; NQF 0435; NQF 0436; NQF 0437; NQF 0438; NQF 0439; NQF 0440; NQF 0441; NQF 0371 VTE; NQF 0372 ICU VTE; NQF 0373; NQF 0374; NQF 0375 VTE; and NQF 0376.
Measures endorsed by NQF are widely viewed as the most rigorous standards by which to measure health care quality, identify areas where patients are not receiving quality care, target opportunities where intervention is needed, improve outcomes and reduce health care costs.