Nyirenda Joining Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Action Team

12/17/2018

Quality Insights’ Director of Science Josh Nyirenda was recently invited by the the National Quality Forum (NQF) to participate in the work of the National Quality Partners™ (NQP™). Josh will be representing Quality Insights in the NQP™ Social Determinants of Health Data Integration Action Team. The group is co-chaired by Von Nguyen, MD, MPH, Deputy Associate Director for Policy and Strategy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Lisa Patton, PhD, Director of Behavioral Health and Research Policy, IBM Watson Health.
 
NQP™ is central to NQF’s mission of leading collaboration to improve health and healthcare quality. NQP™ provides an important mechanism for NQF members to work together to advance quality on a national scale around mutual topics of interest. The NQP™ Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Data Integration Action Team will bring together stakeholders to develop and share priorities, goals, and promising practices to accelerate the integration of SDOH data into clinical practice.
NQP™ is central to NQF’s mission of leading collaboration to improve health and healthcare quality. NQP™ provides an important mechanism for NQF members to work together to advance quality on a national scale around mutual topics of interest. The NQP™ Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Data Integration Action Team will bring together stakeholders to develop and share priorities, goals, and promising practices to accelerate the integration of SDOH data into clinical practice.