AHRQ Healthcare Measurement and APCDs Webinar Invitation

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is pleased to announce the next webinar in its webinar series, Improving Cost Transparency and Quality of Care: All Payer Claims Databases (APCDs) Working for You.

Please join us for the 4th webinar, Healthcare Measurement and APCDs: Creating an APCD Measure Inventory and Lessons for the Future of APCD Measure Development on July 20th, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Eastern Time. Register now at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2273057047900310017. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

This webinar will include a brief presentation of recent work to develop an inventory of measures feasible using APCD data and an example evaluation of a set of related measures. We will also conduct a panel discussion of the current state of APCD measurement, potential use cases of such measures and opportunities and needs for further measure development with leaders and stakeholders in the APCD world, including state APCDs, researchers, consumer organizations, healthcare providers and ACOs.

Sheryl Davies, Research Associate, Stanford University will moderate the discussion. Presenters will include: Naomi Bardach, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UCSF; Grace Lin, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF; Doris Peter, Ph.D, Director, Health Ratings Center, Consumer Reports; Jonathan Mathieu, Ph.D, Director of Data and Research, Center for Improving Value in Health Care; and Valerie Harder, MHS, Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, The University of Vermont.

On behalf of
Mia DeSoto,
Health Scientist Administrator
Center for Delivery Organization and Markets (CDOM)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
540 Gaither Road, Rockville, Maryland
Phone: 301-427-1546
Fax: 301-427-1430
Email: Maushami.Desoto@ahrq.hhs.gov