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Lisa Hines

PQA performance measure for initial opioid prescribing for long duration endorsed by NQF

PQA performance measure for initial opioid prescribing for long duration endorsed by NQF

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) performance measure “Initial Opioid Prescribing for Long Duration” has been endorsed by the National Quality Forum (NQF). The endorsement is part of NQF’s Spring 2020 cycle of measures for Patient Safety and is included in the standing committee’s final report, which was published March 15. This is the sixth

PQA Endorses Two New Diabetes-Focused Health Plan Performance Measures

PQA Endorses Two New Diabetes-Focused Health Plan Performance Measures

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA), through a majority vote of its members, has endorsed two new health plan performance measures. The measures evaluate medications to treat individuals with diabetes. More than 34 million Americans have diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These measures will help evaluate the quality of