RWJF awards $900K for patient-empowering performance measures

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has awarded a $900,000 grant to the PatientsLikeMe network to help develop performance measures that empower patients, according to Health Affairs. The network will develop and pilot such measures in association with the National Quality Forum and ensure they're compatible with existing clinician-reported measures. The RWJF previously pledged $1.9 million to the network in 2013 and has made other, similar investments in measure improvement and patent empowerment over the years, according to the post. Blog post