NQF president Corrigan to step down in June

National Quality Forum President Janet Corrigan has resigned, the group announced earlier today. The announcement did not cite a reason for her departure, which takes effect in June. Corrigan, who served as NQF president and CEO for more than six years, called for the standardization and alignment of quality measures across public and private accountability programs at least week's Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's annual conference in Las Vegas. NFQ has launched a search committee to find Corrigan's replacement. It will be headed by John Tooker, M.D., CEO Emeritus of the American College of Physicians. Announcement