Quality Talks: Audience Feedback

By NCQA on March 15, 2016 in Quality Talks

If you know anything about NCQA, you know we’re all about data and measurement. So, we collected feedback from our audience for the inaugural Quality Talks to guide our efforts moving ahead. A quick summary? They loved it. Here are just some of the unedited comments from our surveys: 1. [Quality Talks is] Educational, entertaining, […]

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Quality Talks: Hubs of Activity Enhance Talks

By NCQA on February 8, 2016 in Quality Talks

As you might imagine, when we held the first Quality Talks in the autumn of last year, we were anxious to hear what our guests and speakers thought about, well, everything. The speakers. The topics of the talks. The venue. One of the things we heard about most was the format. They liked the short, […]

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Quality Talks: What Seven Observations Mean for 2016

By NCQA on February 3, 2016 in Quality Talks

Seven, short and sweet. In the “Seven Observations” video below, we feature a quick snippet from several speakers at last year’s Quality Talks. A simple sound bite just doesn’t do them justice. I encourage you to look at all “The Talks” here. But if you’re short on time, these seven observations give you a quick […]

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Quality Talks 2015 Recap

By NCQA on November 20, 2015 in Quality Talks

On November 9, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) hosted Quality Talks 2015. It was not your ordinary conference. Quality Talks bought together health care innovators, speakers who had new and thought-provoking insights on how we can improve American health care. [View the story “Quality Talks 2015 Recap” on Storify]

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Chat with Rebecca Onie

By NCQA on September 11, 2015 in Speaker Profiles

NCQA will be hosting a series of Twitter chats featuring speakers from this November’s Quality Talks. See more information below on how you can participate.  Ask Rebecca Onie your questions with hashtag #qualitytalks for her twitter chat on September 15 at noon. Ask your questions. Rebecca Onie is the Co-Founder & CEO of Health Leads. She is […]

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A Real Chance To Take Risks

By NCQA on August 17, 2015 in Speaker Profiles

This blog is part of an ongoing series featuring spotlights on speakers at this year’s Quality Talks. Interested in attending? Register today. Sitting in his scrubs, Dr. Andrey Ostrovsky explains how easily details can be overlooked when treating a patient. There are real system challenges in care coordination. Don’t Wait: Reserve your seat for Quality […]

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Health Care Isn’t Just About Health Care

By NCQA on August 6, 2015 in Speaker Profiles

This blog is part of an ongoing series featuring spotlights on speakers at this year’s Quality Talks. Interested in attending? Register today. The United States is all wrong in how it does health insurance and primary care, and Thompson Aderinkomi knows how to improve the situation now: by taking employers out of the equation. “One […]

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Our Love-Hate Relationship with Medication

By NCQA on August 3, 2015 in Speaker Profiles

This blog is part of an ongoing series featuring spotlights on speakers at this year’s Quality Talks. Interested in attending? Register today. It’s a crisis. That’s how Mary Roth McClurg describes our nation’s love-hate relationship with the medicines we take. McClurg says much of the $271 billion we spent on prescription drugs last year was […]

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We Must Assume Nothing

By NCQA on July 22, 2015 in Speaker Profiles

This blog is part of an ongoing series featuring spotlights on speakers at this year’s Quality Talks. Interested in attending? Register today. Ignore the reflex. Ignore the inevitable draw of human nature. That’s the health care quality prescription from Sachin Jain, MD, Chief Medical Officer at CareMore Health System in Southern California. What is this […]

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Are you ready to fail?

By NCQA on July 15, 2015 in Speaker Profiles

This blog is the first of an ongoing series featuring spotlights on speakers at this year’s Quality Talks. Interested in attending? Register today. That’s the challenge you may hear from one of our featured speakers at Quality Talks 2015. Grace Terrell, MD, President and CEO of Cornerstone Health Care contends that making mistakes is the […]

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The Most Dangerous Thing We Can Do

By NCQA on July 7, 2015 in Speaker Profiles

This blog is the first of an ongoing series featuring spotlights on speakers at this year’s Quality Talks. Interested in attending? Register today. Donna Cryer is all too familiar with being a patient. The Harvard-educated Georgetown Law grad has excelled professionally. But her personal life has proven more of struggle because of health concerns. She […]

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25% Off for 25 Days: NCQA Offers Quality Talks Discount

By Adam O'Neill on April 14, 2015 in Uncategorized

In honor of our 25th anniversary, NCQA is offering a 25% discount to its marquee fall event, Quality Talks: Inspiring the Future of American Health Care. The offer is only good for 25 days—expiring on May 9, 2015. Join other health care thought leaders and policymakers as we explore the future of health care. This […]

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