URAC Call for Nominations for Measures Advisory & Research Group

URAC has opened a Call for Nominations for volunteers to serve on the Measures Advisory & Research Group (MARG).

Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES


Washington, DC, March 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- URAC has opened a Call for Nominations for volunteers to serve on the Measures Advisory & Research Group (MARG). We are seeking individuals to serve as experts in Case Management, Disease Management, and Telehealth programs.

This committee is one of several advisory committees that oversees the accreditation work of URAC. The purpose of the MARG is to advise URAC on which performance measures to include in its accreditation products. 

MARG committee members may be from a variety of external sources, such as government, providers, consumers, academia, etc. and must be knowledgeable about measures and measurement methodologies, i.e., psychometrics, risk adjustment, etc. 

  • Terms are limited to three years with the option for one additional term at the discretion of the Committee Chair 
  • Conflict of Interest disclosure will be required 
  • Time requirement includes a 1.5 hour meeting every quarter via conference call and preparation time for full participation in meeting discussions

Selection of Measures Advisory & Research Group Members will reflect both the diversity of key healthcare stakeholders and in accordance with URAC’s Conflict of Interest Policy.  Members of committees are selected based upon their expertise, their potential contribution, and the need for input from a particular stakeholder perspective.

Any interested party can submit one or more nominations for the Measures Advisory & Research Group by completing an application via the URAC website at the following link and CV to ResearchMeasurement@urac.org

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About URAC
Founded in 1990 as a non-profit organization, URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality and patient safety through renowned accreditation programs. URAC develops its evidence-based standards in collaboration with a wide array of stakeholders and industry experts. The company’s portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the health care industry, addressing health care management and operations, pharmacies, telehealth, health plans, medical practices and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability. Learn more at www.urac.org.

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