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Speaker Profile:

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Barbra Rabson, MPH

President & CEO

Massachusetts Health Quality Partners

Barbra Rabson is the President and CEO of the Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP). Under Barbra’s leadership since 1998, MHQP has become a national leader in the measurement and public reporting of health care information, with a particular focus on measuring and improving patients’ experiences of care. She has led MHQP to conduct three first in the nation statewide hospital and physician performance measurement initiatives. Barbra is a founding member and past Board Chair of the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI), a national network of regional health improvement collaboratives. She is a member of the MA Executive Office of Health and Human Services Quality Measure Alignment Task Force and Quality Subcommittee and a member of the Massachusetts Employer Health Coalition steering committee. Barbra received her Master’s in Public Health from Yale University and her undergraduate degree from Brandeis University. She enjoys sculling on the Charles River and playing her cello in her free time.

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