Lake Success, NY, November 13, 2018. IPRO Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Clare Bradley, MD, MPH has been appointed to The PCPI Foundation Board of Directors. PCPI engages physicians, clinicians and key stakeholders to improve care through integrated performance measurement and clinically rich data to address shared health care quality challenges.
One of four new Board Members, Dr. Bradley will serve for three years and bring valuable skills, experience and perspective vital to further advance The PCPI’s mission of improving patient health and outcomes, and health care service quality. Each PCPI board member represents an important stakeholder in health care outcomes, and fills a dedicated seat on the board. This helps ensure input from a wide range of patient, medical specialty, administrative, government, business and civic interests. Representing the American Health Quality Association, Dr. Bradley fills a PCPI board seat reserved for quality improvement.
An internal medicine specialist, Dr. Bradley provides technical assistance to providers for improving quality and succeeding with value-based payment programs. Dr. Bradley is co-chair of the Medical Society of the State of New York’s quality improvement and patient safety committee, and was previously health commissioner of Suffolk County, New York.
Also just announced, IPRO Senior Director Matthew Roberts, DrPH has been invited by the National Quality Forum (NQF) to participate in the work of the National Quality Partners™ (NQP™) beginning in December 2018. He will represent IPRO on the NQP™ Social Determinants of Health Data Integration Action Team.
NQP™ is central to NQF’s mission of leading collaboration to improve health and healthcare quality. NQP™ provides an important mechanism for NQF members together to advance quality on a national scale around mutual topics of interest. The NQP™ Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Data Integration Action Team will bring together stakeholders to develop and share priorities, goals, and promising practices to accelerate the integration of SDOH data into clinical practice.
Prior to coming to IPRO, where he manages the Data and Software Solutions teams, Dr. Roberts served as the Project Manager for the Chicago Department of Public Health beginning in December 2013. In this role, he oversaw the application of computer science and technology to improve public health operations. Before joining CDPH he worked at the Illinois Department of Public Health for eight years in several capacities, including public health emergency preparedness, Section Chief for Communicable Disease Control, and Division Chief of Long Term Care Quality Assurance.
About The PCPI Foundation
Founded in 2000 by the AMA and independent since 2017, The PCPI Foundation is a national leader in developing and maintaining clinical quality measures, clinical registry development and clinical quality improvement. Members include more than 60 physician specialty and allied health profession societies, as well as patient advocacy, business and health system groups, and health IT and insurers.
For more information on PCPI’s mission, activities and member benefits, visit www.thepcpi.org
About The National Quality Forum
The National Quality Forum (NQF) is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan, membership-based organization that works to catalyze improvements in healthcare. NQF measures and standards serve as a critically important foundation for initiatives to enhance healthcare value, make patient care safer, and achieve better outcomes.
For more information regarding NQF, visit qualityforum.org
IPRO is a national, not-for-profit healthcare organization that works with government agencies, providers and consumers to implement innovative programs that bring policy ideas to life. IPRO does this by making creative use of clinical expertise, emerging technology, data solutions, and diverse marketplace experience to make the healthcare system work better.
Incorporated in 1983, IPRO is one of the nation’s largest and most experienced healthcare quality improvement organizations. IPRO works in partnership with clients to achieve their goals of improved, equitable, and cost-effective healthcare.
For more information, visit IPRO at ipro.org