Quality Measures

Improve the care of your patients by using the AAN's quality measurement sets, reporting initiatives, and other resources.

Measure Opportunities

The AAN is looking for volunteers to develop essential tremor measures and work on neuro-oncology projects. Essential tremor applications are due by June 15, 2016. For more information contact Amy Bennett.

Be part of the process and submit an idea for a future measurement set or volunteer your time to be part of the next measurement development workgroup. All workgroup applicants are asked to complete a nomination and conflict of interest form.

All Measures

Use these quality measurement sets for important neurologic conditions.

Neurology Measurement Sets

Find out more about neurology-specific quality measurement sets: 

Measurement Sets In Progress

Preview of measurements currently in progress. Questions on the current status of a measurement set, email

  • Dementia Update
  • Inpatient and Emergent Neurology
  • Essential Tremor
  • Stroke and Stroke Rehabilitation Update
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Child Neurology
Future Measurement Sets

Interested in developing measurement sets that affect your patients and your practice? Check back often to apply for a work group position. Download application materials.

  • All Neurology (Winter 2016)
  • Neuro-otology (Fall 2016)

How Measures Are Developed

Gain an understanding of how the AAN develops clinical quality measures relevant to a neurology practice.

Partnering Organizations
AAN and Measure Development

How to Use a Measure

Learn how quality measures are integrated into public and private payer programs.

2016 Quality Improvement in Practice Course C73
AAN Measures In Practice

Learn from those who have implemented measures in practice.

AAN Epilepsy Measurement Set

AAN Parkinson's Disease Measurement Set

Meaningful Use

The Medicare (and Medicaid) EHR Incentive Program will provide incentive payments to eligible professionals, hospitals and critical access hospitals.

Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)

The Medicare PQRS program is a pay for reporting program offering a .5-percent incentive payment through 2014.


Let the AAN's NeuroPI modules guide you step-by-step through an online performance improvement project of your choice.

Patient And Clinical Data Registries

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