PittPharmacy Professor Susan Skledar, RPh, MPH, FASHP, has been appointed as Co-Chair of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) national Quality Measure Update Panel for 2017-18. As Co-Chair, Skledar will serve as a facilitator for reviewing and updating national evidence-based, PQA-endorsed health care quality measures. These measures focus on patients with diabetes, hypertension, asthma, and safe use of opioids.
The PQA is the advisory group for quality measures used in today’s health insurance markets, and by CMS for Medicare plans. Skledar has served as a member of the Measure Update Panel since 2014.
Skledar is the Director of Experiential Learning at PittPharmacy and professor in the department of pharmacy and therapeutics.