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2018 PQA Annual Meeting Highlights

A record breaking more than 600 attendees met in Baltimore, Maryland in mid-May for the 2018 PQA Annual Meeting. Check out the highlights!

pQA events

  • Keynote presentations from Seema Verma, CMS Administrator, and Robin Caruso, Chief Togetherness Officer with CareMore Health.
  • Over 30 education sessions promoting the use and impact of PQA measures and other healthcare quality topics.
  • 58 poster presentations showcasing innovative research and projects driving quality improvement.
  • More than 15 hours of expanded networking opportunities.
  • 10 Medicare Plans recognized for excellence in quality and achievements in quality improvement.
  • Inaugural presentation of the Community Pharmacy Innovation in Quality Awards.
  • Launch of the Healthcare Quality Innovation Challenge.

2018 PQA Annual Meeting Presentations

PQA has top notch educational programming for attendees. Many sessions qualified for continuing education (CE). Access to all presentations is reserved for attendees with access to the PQA Member Library. Browse the diverse sessions, topics and programming for yourself.

  • Trends in Pharmacy Quality & Considerations for Improvement
  • Opportunities for Quality in Telepsychiatry
  • Implementation for Improvement: PQA's Specialty Core Measure Set
  • Update on PQA Measures in CMS' Quality Rating Programs | (CE)
  • Improving Quality Through State-Initiated Innovative Pharmacy Practice | (CE)
  • Measurement Strategies to Optimize Medication Management in Behavioral Health Care | (CE)
  • What's Hot in PQA's Measure Development, Testing and Research
  • MACRA, MIPS, and Measures - Oh My! Opportunities for Pharmacy in the Quality Payment Program | (CE)
  • Integrating Quality Measurement into the Accreditation Process
  • Capturing the Voice of the Patient: A "How to" Look at Engaging Patients in Quality | (CE)
  • Advancing Standardized Reporting of Pharmacy Services to Demonstrate Value | (CE)

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PQA thanks the 2018 PQA Annual Meeting Sponsors and Exhibitors for their generous support.