URAC has opened a Call for Nominations for volunteers to serve on the Measures Advisory & Research Group (MARG). The Call for Nominations is open for 30 days and will close end of business on November 15, 2018.
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 emailing the nominee’s contact information (name, phone number and email address, etc.) and CV to ResearchMeasurement@urac.org.
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