Director of External Reporting and Transparency, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 • 2:00 PM–2:45 PM
Jim Papp serves as the Director of External Reporting & Transparency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. In this role, he acts as an internal consultant, developing measurement, analysis, and reporting strategies that align system-level and disease-specific measurement and improvement to obtain the best outcomes, experience, and value for patients and families. Serving as a conduit between the institution and clinical/improvement/ operations leadership, he informs improvement priorities and ensures measures selected are technically sound, evidence-based, and aligned to meet multiple reporting requirements. His areas of interest include optimizing the electronic health record to capture performance data and using comparative data and transparent performance reporting to identify variation and opportunities for clinical standardization. Papp is active with a variety of national measurement entities, and works to enhance the evidence-base on the selection, implementation, and sourcing of quality measures.