The PQA Annual Meeting

PQA is a leading healthcare quality organization and the nation’s top developer of consensus-based medication performance measures. The PQA Annual Meeting attracts over 600 healthcare executives and quality professionals from across PQA’s multi-stakeholder membership. Now in its 14th year, the three-day meeting features over 50 speakers and educational sessions addressing top issues and emerging trends in medication quality, measure development and implementation, care transformation and technology. PQA’s collaborative approach to quality makes its meetings a preferred destination for quality improvement professionals. Come learn, network and engage fellow decision makers and influencers in our shared effort to advance healthcare quality.

Dates and Location:  May 15-17, 2019, Hilton Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland 

After you register to attend the meeting, you can book your room at the Hilton here.

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Reasons to Attend

  • Engage in thoughtful discussions on how to optimize health by advancing the quality of medication use
  • Network with key influencers from health plans, health systems, hospitals, government agencies, community pharmacy, life sciences, technology industries, and academia
  • Receive updates and latest developments in quality measures
  • Meet and collaborate with industry exhibitors
  • Learn from over 70 speakers, educational sessions and poster presentations

Who Attends

  • Researchers of:
    Utilization Management
    Health Economics
  • Chief:
    Executive Officers
    Medical Officers
    Pharmacy Officers
  • Fellows, Residents & Students
  • Directors of:
    Quality Management
    Quality Operations
    Quality Networks
    Medication Therapy Management
    Patient Safety & Pharmacy Operations
  • Clinical Pharmacists
  • Academicians
2019 Annual Meeting Agenda Register to Attend the PQA Annual Meeting 2019 Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities

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.