North Carolina Healthcare Quality Alliance Contract

The North Carolina Healthcare Quality Alliance (NCHQA) is a collaboration of leaders in the delivery of healthcare in North Carolina. NCHQA is developing quality measures for the treatment of chronic diseases, recruiting primary care practices to adopt these measures, and providing training and support to practices for improving quality of care, including support for implementing electronic medical records systems compliant with federal guidelines. NCHQA currently relies on contracts with outside organizations, including UNC-CH, for staff to support its work. Activities under this contract will be of a statewide nature and involve collaborating and working with multiple external entities. The contractor will be responsible for providing the following services to NCHQA: 1. Management and Planning; 2. Financial; 3. Data Collection, Analysis and Presentation

Principal Investigator: Warren Newton, M.D., M.P.H.

Funding: North Carolina Healthcare Quality Alliance

Total Project Period: 07/01/2010 – 06/30/2013