NPCNow Podcast Features a Conversation With CMS’ Goodrich on Quality Measures

In this NPCNow podcast, NPC spoke with Kate Goodrich, MD, MHS, director, Quality Measurement and Health Assessment Group, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), about the development and prioritization of quality measures, which are used to improve the quality of patient care. She described the challenges in balancing cost control with measures for assessing quality in accountable care organizations; discussed CMS’ efforts to involve patients in measure development; and outlined steps CMS is taking to address measurement gaps.

Dr. Goodrich also will participate in NPC’s February 26 webinar, “Mind the Gap: Improving Quality Measurement in Accountable Care Systems.” Be sure to register now to listen in on her webinar conversation with the Brookings Institution's Dr. Mark McClellan and Discern Health's Dr. Tom Valuck.