HHS Launches New Quality Initiative

The evaluation, adoption, and streamlining of federal health care quality programs will be the objective of a new “quality summit” launched by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In response to an executive order issued by the president, HHS has established the quality summit because, according to an HHS news release, A long-stated goal of the Trump Administration has been to shift our current government healthcare programs from paying for services and procedures to paying for better patient outcomes.  We believe the best way to effect this shift is through greater transparency and a focus on quality outcomes [...]