Briefing Analyzes Quality of Health Care in New York State

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Briefing Analyzes Quality of Health Care in New York State

A briefing in Manhattan on Thursday, March 28, hosted by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the New York State Health Foundation will discuss health care quality in New York State.

The briefing analyzes the quality of New York health plans using the latest data from health care’s most widely used performance improvement tool, HEDIS (Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set). Key findings include:

Thursday, March 28, 2013, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. EDT

This briefing is open to journalists and others interested in the quality of health care that New York residents receive.

NCQA President will present the HEDIS findings.

New York State Health Foundation CEO , PhD, will moderate panel discussions featuring:

New York State Health Foundation office for in-person attendees and WebEx virtual meeting for remote attendees:

New York State Health Foundation1385 Broadway (Corner of 38th Street), 23rd FloorNew York, NY 10018

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, please contact Maureen Cozine at or at 212-292-7752, or Apoorva Stull at or 202-955-3567.

NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA is committed to providing health care quality information for consumers, purchasers, health care providers and researchers.

The New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) is a private, statewide foundation dedicated to improving the health of all New Yorkers, especially the most vulnerable. Today, NYSHealth concentrates its work in three strategic priority areas: expanding health care coverage; improving diabetes prevention; and advancing primary care. The Foundation is committed to making grants, informing health care policy and practice, spreading effective programs to improve the health system, serving as a neutral convener of health leaders across the State, and providing technical assistance to its grantees and partners.