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Two tools popular with quality improvement professionals are being discontinued, at least temporarily.
The AHRQ National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC) (www.qualitymeasures.ahrq.gov) will not be available after July 16, 2018. Also, AHRQ’s National Guideline Clearinghouse (www.guideline.gov) will cease operations on the same date. Announcements on the sites say federal funding will be discontinued as of that date.
Other groups have expressed interest in continuing to provide NQMC or something similar, but AHRQ says, “It is not clear at this time, however, when or if NQMC (or something like NQMC) will be online again.”
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