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Several major announcements and new initiatives were unveiled at this year’s CMS Quality Conference, including promising new data, the CMS’ Person and Family Engagement Strategy, and a Million Hearts initiative extension, among others. Here’s a roundup of the news.
The last day of the CMS Quality Conference brought together three former and present CMS administrators—Mark McClellan, Don Berwick and Andy Slavitt—to share their perspectives on the state of health care today and their vision for the future of quality improvement.
The CMS Quality Conference kicked off its second day focusing on the increasingly important role of health care partnerships in achieving health equity and improving patient safety.
Resilience, partnership, engagement and recognition were all major themes for the first day of the CMS Quality Conference.
At the 2016 CMS Quality Conference, Andy Slavitt shared what he has learned from his experience at CMS and his perspective on how to move the ball forward when it comes to improving care and engaging patients.
The Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells QIO News about his experience at the 2016 CMS Quality Conference and the important intersection of public health and health care.
New members will play a key role in reviewing and evaluating submissions received in response to a health care community-wide call for innovative practices.
Since launching the CMS Equity Plan for Medicare in September 2015, the CMS Office of Minority Health has developed new resources to help reduce disparities in health outcomes among vulnerable populations.
The November announcement adds Indian Health Service (IHS) hospitals to the Hospital Improvement Innovation Networks’ (HIIN) nationwide contract and could help reduce adverse drug events and hospital readmissions for over two million American Indian and Alaska Natives in the United States.
The conference may be at capacity, but both registrants and non-attendees alike can stay up-to-date with daily conference developments, engage with participants and share learnings.