Category: QIO

IPRO Wins Innovation Contracts Aimed at Opioid Prescribing, Kidney Disease

Contact: Spencer Vibbert (516) 446-2096 svibbert@ipro.org (Lake Success, NY) October 17, 2017 –– The IPRO-led Atlantic Quality Innovation Network (AQIN) has been awarded special federal funding to address opioid prescribing and kidney disease management. The two multi-year Medicare Special Innovation Projects are funded by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as part of …

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QIO Newsflash – September 2017

Driving High Performance for Chronic Disease Management Teams National Disparities Learning and Action Network (LAN) Event Wednesday, September 13, 2017 3:00–4:30 PM ET The Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program will hold its first public National Disparities Learning and Action Network (LAN) Event on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, from 3:00 to 4:30 PM ET. This webinar, titled “Driving High Performance for Chronic Disease Management …

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Particle Pollution

About Particle Pollution Particle pollution—also called particulate matter (PM)—is made up of particles (tiny pieces) of solids or liquids in the air. Research shows that short- and long-term exposure to particulate pollution are both linked to an increased risk of heart attacks and other forms of heart disease. Some particles, such as dust, dirt, soot, …

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