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Lessons from US and Global Scorecards to Help Improve How We Measure the Health of Primary Care

(February 2024)

In an article published in Health Affairs Forefront, MHQP’s CEO Barbra Rabson and her colleagues, Christopher Koller from the Milbank Memorial Fund, and Joseph Ross, Asaf Bitton and June-Ho Kim from Ariadne Labs, review the lessons we’ve learned from scorecards designed to measure and strengthen primary care in

Lessons from US and Global Scorecards to Help Improve How We Measure the Health of Primary Care2024-02-06T09:46:30-05:00

2023: A Year of Expanding Our Impact

(January 2024)

2023 was an eventful year for MHQP, a year in which we continued expanding beyond our historical focus on measuring patient experience and took important steps to help strengthen primary care and advance health equity in Massachusetts. These efforts culminated in the launch of two major initiatives — the

2023: A Year of Expanding Our Impact2024-01-22T18:10:10-05:00

MHQP Receives PCORI Award to Help Advance Equity in Endometriosis Care for Black Women

(January 2024)

MHQP is pleased to announce that, in partnership with the Endometriosis Association, we have received a funding award through the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award Program, an initiative of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, to identify new research directions to reduce disparities in endometriosis care for Black women, as

MHQP Receives PCORI Award to Help Advance Equity in Endometriosis Care for Black Women2024-01-30T14:36:03-05:00

We Need Bolder Actions to Take On Our Primary Care Crisis

(December 2023)

By Barbra G. Rabson

In a post earlier this year, I noted the threat to the sustainability of our state’s health care system if it continues to prioritize spending on hospital care and underspend in primary care. Since then, I have been encouraged by some welcome

We Need Bolder Actions to Take On Our Primary Care Crisis2023-12-12T13:13:09-05:00

Julita Mir, MD, Brings Insights and Expertise as MHQP’s New Board Chair

(December 2023)

The focus of Julita Mir’s career is at the nexus of all that MHQP stands for: optimizing patient experiences, building primary care relationships, and working to achieve equitable care for vulnerable populations. As an internist, infectious disease specialist and healthcare executive, the things that matter to her are the things

Julita Mir, MD, Brings Insights and Expertise as MHQP’s New Board Chair2023-12-11T12:21:53-05:00

Employers Value Telehealth’s Convenience But Are Skeptical About Its Impact on Cost, MHQP/AIM Study Shows

(October 2023)

When telehealth usage surged during the pandemic as a safe way for patients and providers to interact, MHQP conducted a series of surveys among providers and patients to provide real-time feedback to the field about this rapidly evolving tool. The input we received was extremely valuable in helping

Employers Value Telehealth’s Convenience But Are Skeptical About Its Impact on Cost, MHQP/AIM Study Shows2023-10-11T16:14:58-04:00

MHQP Introduces Measured Equity, a Statewide Initiative to Measure Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Patient Experiences

(September 2023)

We can no longer ignore the systemic racial and ethnic disparities in patient experiences that plague our healthcare system. Organizations across the state are taking action to address these disparities, but these complex issues can only be effectively addressed by working collaboratively across organizational lines, not in organizational siloes. At the Health Equity Trends Summit assembled by

MHQP Introduces Measured Equity, a Statewide Initiative to Measure Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Patient Experiences2023-11-13T14:26:48-05:00

MHQP Begins Annual Process to Update Clinical Guidelines with a Health Equity Focus

(September 2023)

It’s a valued resource for some, but not known by many ― MHQP’s Clinical Guidelines. Since 2001, MHQP has been helping to ensure all patients receive the same high standard of care through the annual publication of consistent, evidence-based, best practices guidelines for Adult Preventive Care, Pediatric Preventive Care

MHQP Begins Annual Process to Update Clinical Guidelines with a Health Equity Focus2023-09-26T12:21:10-04:00

Autumn Bailey, Symone Woodham and Julia Banas Bring Fresh Perspectives to MHQP

(September 2023)

Over the past two years, MHQP has been pleased to have added a new cadre of young talent, as we have welcomed Julia Banas, Symone Woodham and Autumn Bailey to our staff. Each brings a unique background and offers a unique set of skills. Yet they all share two things in common: an interest in public health

Autumn Bailey, Symone Woodham and Julia Banas Bring Fresh Perspectives to MHQP2023-09-26T12:51:11-04:00
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