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Published: Mar 2014
Author: AHRQ and AF4Q NPO
The agenda for the March 5, 2014 webinar 'Better Practices' for Publicly Reporting Patients Experiences with Physicians.  The objectives of the webinar are: To describe ke...

From the AF4Q Evaluation Team, The Penn State team presents "A community-level effort to motivate physician participation in the National Committee for Quality Assurance Diabetes Physician Recogn...

Author: American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Tool, developed in December 2011, designed to facilitate effective consumer education and engagement around cost and efficiency measures.

Published: 2007
Author: California Cooperative Healthcare Reporting Initiative
The Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH) and the California Cooperative Healthcare Reporting Initiative (CCHRI) 2007 Report on Quality includes health plan performance results on key HEDIS clini...

A Community Embracing the Consumer Voice to Improve Care
Published: May. 08, 2013

Organizations that have patients and consumers at the table lend a valuable perspective to decision makers about the way care is provided in their communities. Hearing and learning directly from in...

A Community's Approach to Reducing Readmissions
Published: Feb. 11, 2013

As part of AF4Q, hospitals, ambulatory care providers, community health centers and other state and local agencies are working together to improve quality and reduce costly hospital readmissions. M...

Published: 2011
Author: AF4Q National Program Office
“We’ve noticed that a lot of groups in the state are working toward the same goal and doing different things. One of our focuses is to bring groups together and leverage value where we ...

A Leader in Health Data Collection
Published: Aug. 07, 2013

The Oregon Alliance’s focus on data and reporting has led it to become a critical partner with Oregon’s state Medicaid organization. The data infrastructure Oregon built from scratch...

A Model for the Rest of Us: Using Quality Measurement to Promote Value
Published: Sep. 02, 2011

The performance measurement and public reporting for the Maine AF4Q alliance is spearheaded by the Maine Health Management Coalition (MHMC) and provides a great example of using community-level ...

Author: Consumer-Purchaser Disclosure Project
This pocket guide produced by the Consumer-Purchaser Disclosure Project provides talking points that articulate purchaser and consumer positions on seven key issues and draw on the Institute of Med...

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