Appendix D: Technical Expert Panel and Peer Reviewers

Health Care Efficiency Measures: Identification, Categorization, and Evaluation

Table 1A. Technical Expert Panel Members*

John Bertko, FSA., MAAHumana, MedPac
Mike Chernew, PhDUniversity of Michigan
Kathy ColtinHarvard Pilgrim Health Care
Francois De BrantesBridges to Excellence
Robert Greene, MDRochester Individual Practice Association (RIPA)
William Greene, PhDStern School of Business
George Isham, MDHealthPartners
Joe Newhouse, PhDHarvard University
Don NielsenAmerican Hospital Association
Greg Pawlson, MD, MPHNational Committee for Quality Assurance (HCQA)
Bill Thomas, PhDUniversity of Southern Maine

*Service as a technical expert does not imply endorsement of the report

Table 1B. Stakeholders

AQA (Formerly known as Ambulatory Quality Alliance)
Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Illinois
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Health Partners
Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA)/Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH)
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO)
National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH)
National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
National Quality Forum (NQF)
The Alliance
Tufts Health Plan

Table 1C. Peer Reviewers

Karen Adams, PhDNQF
Michel Belman, MD, MPHWellPoint
John Bott, MSSW, MBAThe Alliance
Janet Corrigan, PhD, MBANQF
Tammy Fisher, MPHIHA
Pamela KandaAmerican Medical Association (AMA)
John Kingsdale, PhDTufts Health Plan
Michael Rapp, MDCMS
Barbara Rudolph, PhD, MSSWLeapfrog Group
Sarah Hudson Scholle, DrPH, MCQANCQA
Margaret Van AmringeJCAHO
Andy Webber, MBANBCH
Kevin Weiss, MD, MPH, FACPAQA
Carol Wilhoit, MD, MSBCBS of Illinois
Reva Winkler, MD, MPHNQF
Page last reviewed April 2008
Internet Citation: Appendix D: Technical Expert Panel and Peer Reviewers: Health Care Efficiency Measures: Identification, Categorization, and Evaluation. April 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.