WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) will bring together future health care leaders for two events in celebration of the organization’s 25th anniversary. NCQA will host an Anniversary Gala on September 16 and a TED-style symposium, Quality Talks: Inspiring the Future of American Health Care, on November 9 in Washington, D.C.
Quality Talks: Inspiring the Future of American Health Care will be held at the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum. This event will gather thought-provoking health care leaders who use innovative approaches to improve patient care.
Speakers at Quality Talks will introduce their unique insight and make some predictions about where health care quality will be in the next 25 years. Topics are hand-picked by the nine speakers and will focus on how we can work together to improve American health care.
The Anniversary Gala at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery will honor the organizations and individuals who have contributed to the success of NCQA and health care quality thus far.
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’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA’s Web site (ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more informed health care choices.