The Statewide Quality Advisory Council (SQAC) schedule for 2014: 

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings will be held at:

The Center for Health and Information Analysis
2 Boylston Street, 5th floor
Boston, MA 02116

Please contact the Center for Health Information and Analysis with any questions: (617) 988-3100 

Meeting Date and Agenda Items

Meeting Materials

Monday, February 10, 2014
  • Review the SQMS measures proposed for public reporting of hospital performance
  • Advise on the use of SQMS measures for specific purposes
  • Discuss the completeness of the SQMS for the pediatric population


Monday, April 14, 2014

  • Discuss CHIA's plans to advise DOI on SQMS measures for provider tiering
  • Receive update from Health Policy Commission on PCMH certification plans
  • Discuss the subset of SQMS measures for pediatric care


Monday, June 16, 2014

  • Determine which of the proposed measures to assess
  • Quality Measures in End-of-Life Care Presentation

Monday, September 22, 2014

  • Review changes to mandated measure sets
  • Review preliminary assessments of proposed measures

Monday, October 20, 2014

  • Review and approve final report and recommendation



Monday, December 15, 2014

  • (N.B. This meeting has been cancelled)


2013 Meeting Materials

2012 Meeting Materials