Special Initiatives


Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety and Medical Error Reduction

Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety and Medical Error Reduction is an independent state agency with a broad mandate to improve patient safety in Massachusetts.  The Betsy Lehman Center has launched a new website at http://www.betsylehmancenterma.gov/

 

Statewide Quality Advisory Committee

The mission of the Statewide Quality Advisory Committee (SQAC) is to advise all branches of state government regarding the alignment of health care performance metrics and the efficient collection and uniform reporting of the Standard Quality Measure Set in order to support improvement in the health status of the residents of the Commonwealth.

 

Task Force on Behavioral Health Data Policies and Long Term Stays

This special task force has been convened to identify appropriate data needs to measure system performance and critical gaps.  An additional goal of this task force is to explore ways to reduce long term stays.