ANN ARBOR, MICH./NOV. 1, 2018 – ArborMetrix Chief Executive Officer Kurt Skifstad, Ph.D., joined the board of directors of The PCPI Foundation. PCPI is a membership organization uniquely focused on improving health outcomes through the advancement of performance measurement, clinical registries, and quality improvement initiatives. Since 2000, it has been a leader in convening experts to develop performance measures that improve the quality of healthcare for stakeholders across all of healthcare. As a board member, Kurt will provide expertise and insights at the intersection of health information technology, performance measurement, and quality improvement. ArborMetrix is a member of PCPI.
Kurt is joined by three individuals also elected to the board including Clare Bradley, M.D., M.P.H., representing the American Health Quality Association; Dheeraj Mahajan, M.D., C.M.D., C.I.C., C.H.C.Q.M., representing AMDA-the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine; and Scott Ferguson, M.D., representing the American Medical Association.
“We are delighted to welcome Drs. Bradley, Mahajan, Skifstad and Ferguson to the PCPI board of directors,” said John McIntyre M.D., PCPI board chair. “They join PCPI at an important time in the rapidly changing healthcare field as we work with physicians, clinicians and health professionals to drive meaningful outcomes for our patients through integrated clinical performance measurement.”
Each PCPI board member represents an important stakeholder in health care outcomes, and fills a dedicated seat on the board. This helps ensure input from a wide range of patient, medical specialty, administrative, government, business and civic interests.
About The PCPI Foundation
Founded in 2000 by the AMA and independent since 2017, The PCPI Foundation is a national leader in developing and maintaining clinical quality measures, clinical registry development and clinical quality improvement. Our members include more than 60 physician specialty and allied health profession societies, as well as patient advocacy, business and health system groups, and health IT and insurers. Dedicated to optimiz-ing patient health outcomes, PCPI engages physicians, clinicians and key stakeholders to improve care through integrated performance measurement and clinically rich data to address shared health care quality challenges. For more information on PCPI’s mis-sion, activities and member benefits, visit www.thepcpi.org
At ArborMetrix, advancing healthcare through data science is our mission, and delivering high impact, intuitive technology and analytics is our passion. Our leading healthcare analytics solutions are proven to deliver targeted, clinically-deep insights that improve clinical outcomes, optimize financial performance, increase stakeholder value, and measure the real-world effectiveness of treatments and procedures, as well as medical device technologies and pharmaceuticals.