Erin O’Rourke is the Executive Director, Clinical Performance and Transformation at AHIP where she drives the strategy and execution of policy priorities related to performance measurement, accreditation, and health information technology.
Prior to joining AHIP, she served as a senior director at the National Quality Forum (NQF). In this role, she oversaw NQF’s work on the endorsement of admission and readmission and cost and resource use measures as well as NQF’s measure selection work through the Measure Applications Partnership and Core Quality Measures Collaborative. She led NQF’s work to develop a roadmap to eliminate disparities through measurement and to provide a cross-cutting emphasis on eliminating disparities. 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.