Sarah Hudson Scholle, Dr.P.H. (The Johns Hopkins University) is Vice President, Research and Analysis, at the National Committee for Quality Assurance.  Dr. Scholle is an expert in health services and quality measurement in multiple settings and has a demonstrated record of moving innovative measurement concepts into implementation, particularly through NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS).  Current measurement projects focus on cross-cutting areas where new health information technology is critical, including behavioral health care, patient reported outcomes, and goal setting and improvement.  She led an AHRQ/CMS funded Center of Excellence in Pediatric Quality Measurement, where the priorities focused on developing and testing outcome measures for adolescent depression using data from electronic health records, and currently leads a subsequent project to implement and demonstrate improvement on these measures. She leads NCQA efforts work to expand measures for vulnerable populations; this includes leading health equity innovation efforts for the CMS Office of Minority Health. Her experience also includes projects to test and assess the process of transformation to different models of care, including an initiative to test a patient-centered approach to oncology care. She has also led activities in measurement related to patient-centered care and the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) and contributed to the development and implementation of surveys (such as the PCMH version of the CAHPS survey).

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