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Erin O’Rourke

by Jasmine Batchelor

January 31, 2019

Senior Director,
National Quality Forum (NQF)

Erin O’Rourke is a Senior Director at the National Quality Forum. She currently supports NQF’s work to eliminate disparities through measurement and to provide a cross-cutting emphasis on eliminating disparities. Ms. O’Rourke oversees NQF’s work on the endorsement of admission and readmission and cost and resource use measures and the Measure Applications Partnership’s Coordinating Committee. In the past, she has provided content expertise and overseen the project management of MAP’s work on the selection of measures for hospital and post-acute and long term care programs. Ms. O’Rourke has also been a primary contributor to projects focusing on risk adjustment for socioeconomic status, linking cost and quality measures, and reviewing attribution approaches for measurement. Prior to joining NQF, Ms. O’Rourke was a research associate at United BioSource Corporation where she designed and conducted studies in health economics and outcomes research. Ms. O’Rourke holds a degree in Health Studies from Georgetown University.