Performance Measures Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

To better understand the basics of performance measures please visit the Performance Measures FAQ  page.


National Quality Forum's (NQF) Resources

Resources that offer a quick glance at technical terminology and review of endorsement process.

National Quality Forum's (NQF) Field Guide

Phrase Book

Learning Opportunities

Performance Measures in Orthopaedics Webinar - Stay informed and take an active role in developing and implementing Orthopaedic Performance Measures 

    Quality Outcomes Data Workgroup Recommendations Webinar - Explore the development of the QOD’s recommendations and future plans.

      Performance Measures Development Webinar - Take a detailed look at the National Quality Strategy and AAOS Measure Development Process. 

      AAOS Position Statement

      The  Public Reporting of Provider Performance  position statement was developed as an educational tool to provide more background information on the use of public reporting.

      Measure Endorsement

      To learn more about measure endorsement by the National Quality Forum visit their website at


      Physician Quality Reporting Sytem

      For more information about Performance Measures, contact Jackie Ryan, Manager of Performance Measures, Department of Research, Quality and Scientific Affairs at