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LDI/CHIPS Health Policy Seminar with Janet Corrigan, PhD

"Building High Value Health Systems: The Role of Performance Measurement"

Janet Corrigan, PhD
President and CEO of the National Quality Forum


Janet M. Corrigan, PhD, MBA, is president and CEO of the National Quality Forum (NQF), a private, not-for-profit standard-setting organization established in 1999. The NQF mission includes: building consensus on national priorities and goals for performance improvement and working in partnership to achieve them; endorsing national consensus standards for measuring and publicly reporting on performance; and promoting the attainment of national goals through education and outreach programs. From 1998 to 2005, Dr. Corrigan was senior board director at the Institute of Medicine (IOM). She provided leadership for IOM’s Quality Chasm Series, which produced 10 reports during her tenure, including: To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System, and Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century. Before joining IOM, Dr. Corrigan was executive director of the President’s Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry.

Among Dr. Corrigan’s numerous awards are: IOM Cecil Award for Distinguished Service (2002), American College of Medical Informatics Fellow (2006), American College of Medical Quality Founders’ Award (2007), Health Research and Educational TRUST Award (2007), and American Society of Health System Pharmacists’ Award of Honor (2008).

Dr. Corrigan serves on various boards and committees, including: Quality Alliance Steering Committee (2006–present), Hospital Quality Alliance (2006–present), the National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) Board of Directors (2008–present), the eHealth Initiative Board of Directors (2010–present), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Aligning Forces for Healthcare Quality (AF4Q) National Advisory Committee (2007–present), the Health Information Technology (HIT) Standards Committee of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2009–present), the Informed Patient Institute (2009 – present), and the Center for Healthcare Effectiveness Advisory Board (2011 – present).

Dr. Corrigan received her doctorate in health services research and master of industrial engineering degrees from the University of Michigan, and master’s degrees in business administration and community health from the University of Rochester.


This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.


Sponsored by the Charles C. Leighton, MD Memorial Lecture Fund

  • Building High Value Health Systems: The Role of Performance Measurement
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