Quality Measures

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

Measure Opportunities

Apply now to be a member of the dementia update workgroup. Full details on workgroup nominations can be found here. Applications are due by March 30, 2015.  

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

Free Headache Webinar

The AAN is offering this important webinar to help you learn how you can implement the Headache Quality Measures within your practice. The live webinar aired on March 6 at 12:00 p.m. ET, a recording is now available for those who were not able to attend the live presentation. 

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:

  • Dementia Update
  • Epilepsy Update
  • Muscular Dystrophies
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson's Disease Update
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. Application materials can be found here

  • All Neurology (Summer 2015)
  • Inpatient and Emergent Neurology (Summer 2015)
  • Stroke Update (Fall 2015)
  • Distal Symmetric Polyneuropathy Update (Winter 2015)
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis update (Winter 2015)

How Measures Are Developed

Gain and 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.

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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