HHS Releases Annual National Quality Strategy Progress Report
HHS has released the 2014 Annual Progress Report on the National Strategy for Quality Improvement in Health Care. The National Quality Strategy is an initiative led by AHRQ on behalf of HHS.
Highlights from this year’s progress report include:
- Priorities in Action: The Priorities in Action series captures the vision and motivation of organizations that have put the Strategy’s aims and priorities into practice and attained tangible results.
- Federal and State Quality Improvement Efforts: Federal and state governments are using the National Quality Strategy as a framework for developing their own quality improvement strategies.
- Measurement Updates: In 2014, National Quality Strategy stakeholders responded to the need to coordinate and align currently used measures by pursuing measure harmonization and alignment efforts that include the HHS Measurement Policy Council and private multi-stakeholder initiatives such as “Buying Value.”