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May 03, 2018, 12:30 ET The National Minority Quality Forum joins NIH in launching the All of Us Research Program to advance precision medicine

On May 6, the National Institutes of Health will open national enrollment for the All of Us Research Program in collaboration with the National...


Apr 03, 2018, 05:36 ET National Minority Quality Forum's Health Disparities Summit Receives Broad Support

The National Minority Quality Forum has received broad support—from foundations, hospitals, nonprofit organizations, insurers, technology companies,...


Mar 07, 2018, 10:06 ET National Minority Quality Forum Announces 2018 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health Award Winners

The National Minority Quality Forum is proud to announce the selection of the 2018 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health. After receiving hundreds...


Mar 06, 2018, 05:27 ET National Minority Quality Forum Announces 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards

The National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) has announced the recipients of its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards. Though John Lewis and Ken Frazier...


Feb 28, 2018, 01:54 ET Sustainable Healthy Communities, LLC, National Minority Quality Forum, and Aetna announce Summit to Promote Heart Failure Equity

Aetna, the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF), and its wholly-owned subsidiary Sustainable Healthy Communities (SHC), have joined forces to...


Oct 24, 2017, 16:56 ET National Minority Quality Forum Announces Advisory Board

Today the National Minority Quality Forum announced the appointment of 16 members to its Advisory Board. The Advisory Board includes physicians,...


Jun 26, 2017, 12:50 ET American College of Physicians and National Minority Quality Forum Partner to Improve Quality of Care for African Americans with Heart Failure

The National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) and the American College of Physicians (ACP) today announce that the CMS-approved ACP Genesis Qualified...


Oct 17, 2016, 03:59 ET National Minority Quality Forum Launches Lung Cancer Index in Support of Vice President Biden's Cancer Moonshot

Responding to the Cancer Moonshot call to action, the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF), a research and educational organization dedicated to...


Sep 06, 2016, 02:59 ET National Minority Quality Forum, American College of Physicians, and QHC Advisory Group create network of minority serving physicians to increase adult immunization rates and improve healthcare quality

The National Minority Quality Forum (The Forum), American College of Physicians (ACP), and QHC Advisory Group (QHC) are partnering to create a...


Apr 25, 2016, 05:06 ET Paladin Healthcare President Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The National Minority Quality Forum, led by President & CEO Dr. Gary Puckrein, awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award to Joel Freedman, President of...


Mar 18, 2016, 10:40 ET Medicare's Competitive Bidding Program Puts Beneficiaries' Lives at Risk

Medicare's Competitive Bidding Program (CBP) is causing confusion among beneficiaries with diabetes, increasing the rate and costs of hospitalization ...


Jun 06, 2015, 10:00 ET Disruption in Access to Diabetes Monitoring Supplies Leads to Increased Hospitalizations, Mortality Among Medicare Beneficiaries

Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes and using insulin whose access to self‑monitoring blood glucose (SMBG) supplies was disrupted, experienced more...


Apr 21, 2015, 01:29 ET National Minority Quality Forum to Award PhRMA President John Castellani for Leadership in Increasing Clinical Trial Diversity

Gary A. Puckrein, PhD, president and CEO of the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF), today will present an award to John Castellani, president of...


Jul 08, 2013, 03:28 ET National Minority Quality Forum Announces Addition of PhRMA to Collaboration to Increase Diversity in Clinical Trials

The National Minority Quality Forum (The Forum) announces that the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) has joined The...


Mar 19, 2013, 08:57 ET National Minority Quality Forum Announces Support for Government Noninterference in Drug Price Negotiations

The National Minority Quality Forum (The Forum) announces today its support for government noninterference in drug price negotiations for Medicare...


Feb 15, 2013, 09:06 ET National Minority Quality Forum to Launch the National Clinical Trial Network with Microsoft

The National Minority Quality Forum announced today a collaboration between its National Health Index (NHI) and Microsoft Corporation to launch the...


Jun 27, 2012, 12:01 ET The National Minority Quality Forum Launches Lead Risk Index

Parents, healthcare providers and policy makers now have a new Web-based tool to research and better understand the risk for lead poisoning at zip...


Apr 25, 2012, 10:55 ET Experts Call for Consumer-Oriented Healthcare System, Recognize Champions at National Health Disparities Summit

The National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) in collaboration and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and the CBC Health Braintrust, convened...


Apr 20, 2012, 02:32 ET National Summit Addresses Disparities in Healthcare

The National Summit on Health Disparities is hosted by the National Minority Quality Forum (www.nmqf.org) in collaboration with the Congressional...


Mar 01, 2012, 08:30 ET National Minority Quality Forum Urges Congress to Abolish IPAB

Dr. Gary A. Puckrein, President and CEO of the National Minority Quality Forum, today released the following statement of concern regarding the...


Sep 20, 2011, 10:00 ET National Minority Quality Forum Asks Administration to Abandon IPAB, Releases Five-Point Roadmap to a Consumer-Oriented Healthcare System

In response to the fundamentally flawed ideas that are imbedded in the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), the National Minority Quality Forum ...


Jul 28, 2011, 11:32 ET National Minority Quality Forum Launches the Hepatitis C Index

In recognition of World Hepatitis Day, the National Minority Quality Forum today launched the Hepatitis C Index, a novel resource for mapping...


May 31, 2011, 09:54 ET National Minority Quality Forum Launches the U.S. HIV/AIDS Index

The National Minority Quality Forum (Forum) today launched a novel, internet-based tool – the U.S. HIV/AIDS Index (http://www.maphiv.org). Building...


Apr 13, 2011, 12:00 ET National Health Disparities Summit Recognizes Champions Fighting for Health Equity

The National Minority Quality Forum and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, in collaboration with the CBC Health Braintrust, honored Senator...


Mar 15, 2011, 03:43 ET The U.S. Diabetes Index: Mapping the Diabetes Community

The National Minority Quality Forum and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, in collaboration with the CBC Health Braintrust, is launching the...