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Patricia Barrett, MHSA, joined NCQA in 2008 as the Vice President for Product Development. In this role, she is responsible for exploring new product concepts and evolving existing products to meet the needs of a changing health care environment. Prior to joining NCQA, Ms. Barrett was the lead consultant for General Motors on managed care. Ms. Barrett attended the University of Michigan receiving a Bachelors degree in Sociology and a Masters Degree in Health Services Administration from the School of Public Health.


What's Engagement Now? Expert Patricia Barrett Discusses Emerging Challenges

Patricia Barrett | February 29, 2012
One way NCQA looks at patient engagement is in the choice arena, by helping people pick who they'll get their care from. We provide information for people and purchasers to use to make choices about individual clinicians, practices and health plans, for example, based on objective ratings.