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QURE Client Abstract Accepted to ISPOR’s Annual International Meeting

QURE will be presenting data from a CPV™ vignette clinical research study at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 17th Annual International Meeting in June, 2012. The abstract, analyzes baseline variation data measured by the vignettes, was accepted for the poster presentation session.

View more details about the meeting here.

John Peabody to Speak at CBI’s 7th Forum on Medical Device and Diagnostics Reimbursement Strategies

February 28-29, 2012

San Diego, California

John Peabody, QURE President, will be speaking at CBI’s 7th Forum on Medical Device and Diagnostics Reimbursement Strategies. John will be addressing the issues with current quality measurement methods, and the background work that has gone into developing CPV™ vignettes.

In its 7th year, CBI’s Medical Device and Diagnostics Reimbursement conference brings together experts in medical device, diagnostics, Medicare and the payer community to discuss strategies that help manufacturers position themselves for positive coverage decisions.  New this year is tracked content for device and diagnostics.

To find out more about the conference highlights and participating speakers, click here.

QURE President to Speak at 8th International Nursing Conference

8th International Nursing Conference: “Leading and Engaging the Global Nursing Workforce”

January 26-27th, 2012

John Peabody will be a keynote speaker at the International Nursing Conference, held in Manila and sponsored by the Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA), among others.

John’s talk, entitled “The Quality Improvement Demonstration Study: Leading and Engaging in Policy Making-Improving the Health of Children in the Philippines”, will discuss his work on the QIDS study and the impact it has had on the health of children under 6 years old.

Dr. Peabody Presenting at PNAA Conference

Launching QURE Healthcare’s New Website

QURE Healthcare is pleased to announce the formal launch of its website. Read more about QURE’s health care quality metrics, our different services, and our team.

Our mission is to improve the quality of clinical care using our core technologies and research expertise, to determine cost effective solutions to the most challenging problems in healthcare.

Don Berwick leaves CMS

A Health Affairs article published last month discussed the ending of Don Berwick as head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Appointed by Obama in a controversial “recess appointment” in mid-2010, Berwick leaves CMS with high praise from many health care stakeholders. During his short tenure, Berwick emphasized the patient and quality improvements in care.

Read the full article here.

Resetting Priorities: Growth, Performance and Systems of CARE

This week, John Peabody will be speaking at the Sg2 followup seminar to their Annual Business and Technology Forecast Conference held in June.

The seminar will provide highlights from the conference and explore the changing structure of high-quality, high-value health care. Attendees will learn how to determine their organizations’ readiness for success in the next decade. John will be presenting on the value of analytics, including metrics and benchmarks from Sg2’s proprietary database, to prepare for tomorrow, as ell as review new priorities for growth and performance across key clinical areas.

CARE = Clinical Alignment and Resource Effectiveness

Association of American Cancer Institutes Annual Meeting: October 16, 2011

The Quest for Quality in Cost-Effective Cancer Care

John Peabody, CEO of QURE Healthcare, will be speaking at the Association of American Cancer Institutes Annual Meeting.

With the passage of health reform, cancer centers will need to compete more aggressively to deliver better, more coordinated care at a lower cost. With extensive treatment, research and support resources, ranging from clinical protocols to advanced information technology not available in most community hospital settings, AACI centers are well positioned to provide the best patient outcomes for a wide range of cancer diagnoses. John Peabody will address what metrics are important and what collaborations are necessary to assess a cancer center’s readiness to deliver high quality, coordinated care in the post health reform world.

To read more, click here.

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