academia, government, and industry. In bringing together this wide group of stakeholders with diverse views, the forum provides a neutral setting where issues related to improving the science behind health care quality improvement and implementation can be discussed. Through their discussions, forum members attain a better understanding of what the needs are and begin crossing the communication barriers that prevent advances in the field.

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