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President's Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry

Subcommittee on Creating
a Quality Improvement Environment


  • Mary Wakefield, Ph.D., Chair.
  • Betty Bednarczyk.
  • Donald Berwick, M.D.
  • Gerald McEntee.
  • Phillip Nudelman, Ph.D.
  • Herbert Pardes, M.D.
  • Christopher Queram.
  • Robert Ray.

Issues of Framework for the Subcommittee:

  • relationship of performance measurement and quality oversight systems to the quality improvement activities of health care organizations and providers.
  • ethical guidelines and professional standards for the health care industry.
  • enhancement of practitioner and health care worker performance through education, training and certification.
  • organizational systems and processes to promote quality improvement, e.g., clinical information systems, clinical decision support systems, provider profiling, balanced financial incentives.

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Last Revised: Tuesday, June 16, 1998

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