Quality and Performance Measures Workgroup

The Quality and Performance Measures Workgroup is working to identify gaps in quality and performance improvement measures for adult immunizations, work with partners to encourage the development of appropriate adult immunization performance measures, and promote the use of such adult immunization measures to increase the overall rates of adult immunization.


MEETING SCHEDULE

The Quality and Performance Measures Workgroup meets quarterly on Wednesdays at 12 p.m. (ET).


Meeting Archives

August 21, 2019

February 20, 2019

November 5, 2018

June 18, 2018

February 26, 2018

October 2, 2017

August 21, 2017

June 12, 2017

May 15, 2017

April 17, 2017

January 23, 2017

November 28, 2016


Projects

Advancing Immunization Measures for End-Stage Renal Disease Patients: Recommendations of the National Adult and Immunization Summit (NAIIS) – April 18, 2018
The End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) subgroup developed a set of recommendations to CMS on potential means to improve End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) quality programs in the Medicare ESRD population.


Priority Setting for Health Care Performance Measurement: Addressing Performance Measure Gaps in Priority Areas
The working group provided input to efforts to identify gaps in the development and implementation of adult immunization quality measures, and helped shape initiatives to address these gaps, including the National Quality Forum (NQF) adult immunization project, and the initial efforts to develop a national immunization plan.


Resources

Shen AK, Bridges CB, Tan L. The first national adult immunization summit 2012: implementing change through action. Vaccine. 2013 Jan 2;31(2):279-84. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2012.11.033. Epub 2012 Nov 19.

Shen AK, Groom AV, Leach DL, Bridges CB, Tsai AY, Tan L. A pathway to developing and testing quality measures aimed at improving adult vaccination rates in the United States. Vaccine. 2019 Feb 28;37(10):1277-1283. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.01.044. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

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