NASEM: Implementing Quality Measures for Accountability in Community-based Care for People with Serious Illness: A Workshop


On April 17, 2018 the National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine's (NASEM) Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness hosted a public workshop "Implementing Quality Measures for Accountability in Community-Based Care for People with Serious Illness."

The workshop featured invited presentations and panel discussions on the following:

• Highlighting the Patient-Family Caregiver Perspective with interviewer: Bob Bergamini, MD, Mercy Clinic Children’s Cancer and Hematology, representing the Supportive Care Coalition
 and interviewees:
− Martha Herrera, Family Caregiver and Parent Navigator, Children’s National Health System
− Gwen Darien, Executive Vice President for Patient Advocacy, National Patient Advocate Foundation

• Innovative Approaches to Implementing Quality Measures: Perspectives of Health Care Providers and Payers with Robert Krebbs, Staff Vice President, Specialty Payment Models, Anthem highlighting their partnership with the Bon Secours Palliative Care Program led by Dr. Leanne Yanni

• Implementing Quality Measures: Innovative Approaches and Policy Levers— Perspectives of Public Programs with Reena Duseja, MD, Director, Division of Quality Measurement, Quality Measurement and Value-Based Incentives Group, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

• Future Use of Quality Measures for Accreditation to Support Accountability for High-Quality Care panel discussion moderated by Dr. Diane Meier of the Center to Advance Palliative Care

•The workshop was presented as a live webcast on the National Academy webpage