NJHCQI seeks to educate consumers, through objective research and comparative data on providers, to allow them to make informed decisions on the merits of various health care programs, treatments and services.
Additional information on NJHCQI, the Jencks study and The LEAPFROG Project can be found by visiting: www.
We are extremely pleased to have Partners In Care join our Leadership Council, and more importantly, to give us some real expert advice and counsel in our pursuit of quality health care in the State of New Jersey," said NJHCQI President and CEO David L.
Those serving on the NJHCQI Board of Directors include: Former Governor Jim Florio; Gil Medina, Former New Jersey Commerce Commissioner, Director, Technology Enterprise Group, Cushman & Wakefield; Andrea Aughenbaugh, CEO, New Jersey State Nurses Association; George Laufenberg, Administrator, New Jersey Carpenters Fund; Len Leto, Manager, Policy & Planning, State Health Benefits Program, Past President, State & Local Government Benefits Association and Chairman of the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute; Lou Marturana, (Retired) Public Service Electric & Gas; Suzanne M.
The NJHCQI currently has five affiliated "councils": The NJHCQI Leadership Council, The NJHCQI Purchaser Council, The NJHCQI Provider Council, The NJHCQI Plan Council and The NJHCQI Consumer Council.
Important consumer health care and council membership information can be found at the NJHCQI web site: http://www.
Knowlton assumes day-to-day management duties of the NJHCQI and will take a leading role in developing new policy initiatives to help further the organization's goals.
Leto also announced that the NJHCQI will hold it Annual Meeting on June 15th at the Marriott Lafayette Yard Hotel in Trenton.
Knowlton, President & CEO, NJHCQI, +1-609-393-4931, Fax: +1-609-393-8212, dknowlton@njhcqi.
The NJHCQI was designated as the lead agency in New Jersey for the national Leapfrog Group effort in April 2002.
Those serving on the NJHCQI Board of Directors include: Former Governor Jim Florio; Andrea Aughenbaugh, CEO, New Jersey State Nurses Association; George Laufenberg, Administrator, New Jersey Carpenters Fund; Len Leto, Manager State Health Benefits Program & President-Elect, State & Local Government Benefits Association; Lou Marturana, (Retired) Public Service Electric & Gas; Suzanne M.