Purpose: The Quality Council oversees all the quality-related regulatory issues and initiatives on behalf of AUGS and the subspecialty. The Council ensures the standard of care is defined in FPMRS and provides tools and resources for urogynecologists to track and measure their outcomes to improve patient care.
Purpose: Support the work of the Quality Council by ensuring programs are in place to support the quality outcome needs of the FPMRS community.
Composition: Chair and Vice Chair plus 6 to 8 additional members; additional members may be added to the committee as needed
Time Expectations: Monthly conference calls; email communications as needed
Quality Improvement Registry
Purpose: Support the work of the Quality Council by ensuring a registry platform exists for members to track FPMRS quality measures, as well as validate current measures, determine gaps in measures and measure testing. Currently this committee has a build work group that is overseeing the development of this registry. Once the registry is launched a formal committee will be created.
Composition: Chair and Vice Chair plus additional members as needed.
Time Expectations: Monthly conference calls; email communication as needed
Quality Improvement and Outcomes Research Network (QI-ORN)
Purpose: Inform future decisions in the development and maintenance of relevant FPMRS quality measures, clinical practice guidelines, appropriate use criteria and health care policy.
Composition: 10 sites with a PI and co-PI
Time Expectations: monthly conference calls; data entry/chart review as defined by the protocol