July 11, 2019

HHS forms group to streamline quality programs

By: Judy Mathias
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Editor’s Note

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on July 9 that it has formed a summit of key industry stakeholders and government leaders to provide insight as the Trump administration seeks to streamline, improve, and align measures used across federal healthcare quality programs.

The Quality Summit, which will be chaired by Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, an expert on healthcare quality and patient safety, and HHS Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan, will discuss strategies to minimize burdensome regulations and improve the ability of healthcare providers to offer high-quality care to their patients.

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