National Quality Forum Invites Comment on Stroke Measures Recommendations

July 26, 2012

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The National Quality Forum (NQF) Neurology Steering Committee met on June 20-21 and reviewed clinical quality measures related to the care of stroke patients and made recommendations regarding NQF endorsement.

The Steering Committee reviewed six new measures and 17 measures undergoing maintenance against the NQF evaluation criteria; they recommended endorsement of 16 of the 23 measures reviewed.

As part of the endorsement process members of the public are invited to submit comment on the report outlining the recommendations by August 13, 2012. The AAN encourages members to review the full report and offer comments via the National Quality Forum website.