IPRO’s 31st Annual Meeting Set for June 2

Helen Burstin, MD, MPH, FACP, Chief Scientific Officer of The National Quality Forum, and Rahul Rajkumar, MD, JD, Acting Deputy Director of the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMS), are the featured speakers at IPRO’s 31st Annual Membership Meeting, to be held Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at the LaGuardia Airport Marriott Hotel in East Elmhurst, NY. Dr. Burstin provides scientific oversight for the evaluation, endorsement and selection of quality measures and the transition to electronic performance measurement. Prior to joining NQF in 2007, Dr. Burstin was the Director of the Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Rahul Rajkumar, MD, JD, an internist, is the Acting Deputy Director at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. Prior to arriving at CMS, Dr. Rajkumar was a consultant at McKinsey and Company, where he helped the senior management of leading hospitals and health care payers respond to national reform and the design and operational aspects of accountable care organizations. IPRO’s Annual Membership Meeting will also include presentation of the 2015 IPRO Quality Awards by Clare B. Bradley, MD, MPH, Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, IPRO. The meeting includes a complimentary buffet luncheon. To register electronically, visit www.ipro.org and click on the Annual Meeting graphic on the home page. To register by phone, call (516) 326-7767, ext. 262.