The SQAC advises CHIA on the creation of the Standard Quality Measure Set (SQMS), which is updated annually.
If you would like to contact the SQAC, please email SQAC@state.ma.us
The executive director of CHIA chairs the Statewide Quality Advisory Committee (SQAC). The mission of the 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.
The Statewide Quality Advisory Committee (SQAC) was created by MGL Chapter 12C, §14, as enacted through Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012. Learn more about the SQAC Statute and bylaws.
The 2014 final report summarizes the Committee's process of prioritizing, evaluating, and recommending health care quality measures for the Standard Quality Measure Set (SQMS). The 2014 Final Report includes the Committee's final recommendations for updates to the SQMS.
Minutes from the 2013 meeting cycle are available in the SQAC Archive
Minutes from the 2012 meeting cycle are available in the SQAC Archive