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Webinar – Target: BP – Improving Blood Pressure Control Through Actionable Data, Evidence-based Tools, Team-based Care, and Patient Engagement

Title: Target: BP – Improving Blood Pressure Control Through Actionable Data, Evidence-based Tools, Team-based Care, and Patient Engagement Date:  April 27, 2017 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm EST Guest Speakers: Laken Barkowski, RN, BSN Improvement Advisor, Improving Health Outcomes American Medical Association   Vikas Bhala, MPH, MBA Improvement Advisor, Improving Health Outcomes American Medical Association …

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Million Hearts® Action Guide “Identifying and Treating Patients Who Use Tobacco”

The Million Hearts® Action Guide series provides clinicians with evidence-based approaches for improving cardiovascular health.  Each guide offers action steps and features proven tactics to help more Americans live heart-healthy, stroke-free lives. If improving your patients’ cardiovascular health is a priority in your practice, Million Hearts® Action Guide series can provide the resources and assistance …

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Celebrate Heart Health this Valentine’s Day

Join the Home Health Quality Improvement (HHQI) team and participating home health agencies from across the country as we welcome Million Hearts® Executive Director Janet Wright, MD, FACC to present a free 60-minute webinar appropriate for leadership, clinicians and anyone interested in preventing heart attacks and strokes. Dr. Wright will discuss impacts made by the …

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Five Technology Trends Helping Advance Senior Care

Technology is helping shape the future of health care. In recognition of National Health IT Week, September 26–30,QIO News is sharing five top technology trends in improving the quality of health for older adults.  Telehealth and E-Visits Telehealth is part of the movement to supplement appointments at hospitals and clinics with virtual check-ups and patient …

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A Better Blue Button: Service Empowers People to Take Charge of Their Health

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is embracing innovation and taking advantage of technology to fuel changes that will lead to better care, smarter spending, and a healthier America. That was the key message from the second annual CMS IT Conference held in Baltimore in August 2016.  The conference brought together U.S. Department of …

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