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In December 2006, The Agency Medical Directors' Group, U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the Puget Sound Health Alliance sponsored a Quality-Based Health Care Purchasing conference.

Nationally recognized experts presented assessments of the state of the art experiments in quality-based purchasing and pay for performance.

PDF Quality-Based Purchasing Agenda (289 KB PDF)


Quality-Based Purchasing Speaker Presentations

PPT All Files are in Microsoft PowerPoint format

  Monday, December 4th Presentations:

Presenter: Presentation:
R. Adams Dudley, MD, MBA: Evidence for Using lncentives to Improve Quality in Health Care (191 KB PPT)

Meredith Rosenthal, PhD: A Decision Guide for Purchasers (61 KB PPT)
Ed Wagner, MD, MPH: Improving Chronic Illness Care (669 KB PPT)
Douglas Conrad, PhD, MBA, MHA: Examining Business Cases for Interventions to Improve Quality of Care (79 KB PPT)
Paul Shekelle, MD, PhD: A Typology of Efficiency in Health Care (319 KB PPT)
Patrick Romano, MD: Selecting Measures for Purchasing: Quality Measurement (1.84 MB PPT)

  Tuesday, December 5th Presentations:

Presenter: Presentation:
Kenneth Fink, MD, MGA, MPH: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Quality-Based Purchasing (364 KB PPT)

Meredith Rosenthal, PhD: Case Studies in Quality-Based Purchasing (170 KB PPT)
R. Adams Dudley, MD, MBA: Quality-Based Purchasing: Challenges, Tough Decisions, and Options (29 KB PPT)
Thomas Fritz, CEO - Island Northwest Health Services: Quality-Based Purchasing and Health Information Technology (1.70 MB PPT)
David Kelly, MD, MPA: Pennsylvania's Pay for Performance Programs (1.57 MB PPT)
John Searcy, MD, FAAP : The Face of Alabama Medicaid (1.09 MB PPT)
Jeffery Thompson, MD: Evidence-Based Medicaid: Health Care That Works (1.63 MB PPT)
Jean Moody-Williams, RN, MPP : Value Based Purchasing (436 KB PPT)
Mark Rattray, President - CareVariance: Health Plan Quality Transparency Efforts (185 KB PPT)
Roy Plaeger-Brockway, MPA : Community Partnerships in Quality-Based Purchasing (1.44 MB PPT)
David Flum, MD, MPH : Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program (93 KB PPT)
Cheryl Scott, MHA : Rewarding Provider Performance: Aligning Incentives in Medicare (737 KB PPT)
Gary Franklin, MD, MPH: QBP and Washington State: Discussion of Fit and Next Steps (31 KB PPT)

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