July 31, 2023

Heartlinks to Benefit as Shelby Moore Becomes Member of Esteemed Organization

Shelby Moore MPA

In a significant stride towards bolstering the quality of healthcare services, Heartlinks is proud to announce that Shelby Moore has been selected as a member of the esteemed Partnership for Quality Measurement (PQM). This remarkable development signifies not only a boost to our organization’s quality efforts but also a significant advantage for our local community.

At Heartlinks, our unwavering commitment to providing top-tier hospice and palliative care services to our community is our foremost priority. Shelby’s appointment to the PQM holds great promise for our mission. Her expertise will contribute significantly to our ongoing quality improvement endeavors.

The PQM plays a pivotal role in shaping the landscape of healthcare quality measurement, ensuring that healthcare providers like Heartlinks can deliver the highest standard of care to our patients and their families.

Shelby’s appointment is particularly noteworthy as she will serve on the Advanced Illness and Post-Acute Care committee within the PQM. This committee is dedicated to endorsing and maintaining quality performance measures in areas that directly impact our patients. Her presence on this committee underscores our commitment to continually enhancing the quality of care provided to those in our care.

The PQM’s quality measure endorsement process, which Shelby will actively contribute to, comprises the Endorsement and Maintenance (E&M) Committee. This committee consists of renowned quality measurement experts who meticulously evaluate measures submitted for endorsement. By participating in this critical process, Shelby will help ensure that the measures align with the unique needs of hospice and palliative care, ultimately benefiting our patients and the broader community.

Looking forward, Shelby’s role within the PQM will involve active participation in various committee activities. As the final committee roster is confirmed following public comment, we will share additional information regarding her contributions and the outcomes of her involvement.

Furthermore, we anticipate that Shelby’s presence on the PQM committee will result in more refined and relevant quality measures that align with our mission at Heartlinks. This, in turn, will enhance the care experience for our patients and their families, ensuring that they receive the best possible support during challenging times. As we embark on this new chapter with Shelby Moore’s PQM appointment, we are confident that Heartlinks will continue to lead in quality care delivery, making a positive impact on our beloved community. Together, we remain steadfast in our commitment to providing compassionate and exemplary care to those who depend on us.

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