Please note, this schedule is subject to change.



10:00 am - 10:15 am

Review of agenda and conference goals
Nazema Siddiqui

Part I: Measuring Quality and Outcomes of Prolapse Treatment: "What we’ve done, where we are now, and how to move forward"

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Setting the Stage

  • Why quality measures matter
  • How to develop a rigorous tool to measure quality
  • Discussion of National Quality Forum recommendations
  • Recommended pathway for measure development

10:45 am - 11:45 am

Where We Are Now: Review of Existing Work

  • Existing quality measures for POP
    Dan Morgan
  • Review of patient-important conceptual framework for POP measurement
  • Patient perspective on patient-important conceptual framework
  • Review of provider-important conceptual framework for POP measurement
  • Review of provider-important data elements for large scale registries
    Catherine Bradley
  • Patient perspective on provider-important variables

11:45 am - 12:00 pm

Group Discussion about Provider-important Conceptual Framework and Data Elements
Nazema Siddiqui

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Working Lunch

  • Review existing lists of PROMs, anatomic measures, and AQUIRE variables among smaller groups

12:45 pm - 1:00 pm

  • Review mapping of existing outcome measures & AQUIRE variables to conceptual framework
  • Discussion regarding merge (patient- and provider-important) conceptual framework and identification of gaps in existing measures
    Sarah Boyles/Gena Dunivan

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

How to Move Forward

  • Identify gaps in existing POP measurement tools Identify gaps in existing POP measurement tools
  • Articulate the steps needed to create a rigorous quality measure for tracking of POP outcomes
  • Action plan for AHRQ conference 

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm


Part II: Building Consensus on the Approach to Mesh Complications

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Welcome - Why this is an Important Topic

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm 

Patient Perspective on Registry/Data Elements

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Preview of AUGS Position Statement on Mesh Complications

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Review of Existing POP Registry Data Elements
Catherine Bradley

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm

Capture of Mesh Complications in a Registry
Pamela Moalli

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Discussion of Potential Gaps in Existing Registries

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm


5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Next steps for Mesh Complications/Best Practices for Dealing with Mesh Complications