Pediatric quality standards are sought

December 2007
Contemporary Pediatrics;Dec2007, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p17
The article deals with the decision of the National Quality Forum (NQF) to endorse a set of pediatric standards. The NQF is looking for nominations of performance measures for perinatal care. Based on the request, candidate measures can address the care provided by individual clinicians. Based on the article, NQF expects to conduct a review over about eight months to select measures to be endorsed. Janet Corrigan, president of NQF, said the structure of the organization enables both private and public sector stakeholders to work in partnership to devise and implement solutions to the issues faced by the U.S. health care sector.


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