NQF releases a tool to help communities align public reporting

NQF has developed a tool to help states and communities align measurement and public reporting, according to a press release.

According to the press release, the tool was developed with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and in collaboration with the 16 communities participating in RWJF’s Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) program.  The tool can be used to compare the measures that others are using, to identify measurement gaps of greatest interest and value by region, and to identify measures of interest for possible alignment or expansion and learn who is already using those measures. 

The tool comes with a spreadsheet, which identifies NQF-endorsed® measures in use by one or more of the Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q), as well as a document that provides measurement and public reporting experiences of several AF4Q organizations.

The tool can be found at this link.

(Source: National Quality Forum Press Release, http://www.qualityforum.org, March 1, 2012)