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 …
A new video from HSAG—the QIN-QIO for Arizona, California, Florida, Ohio and the U.S. Virgin Islands—tells one patient’s story about the impact of a Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection, and highlights strategies that can help prevent future infections. Read more
New England QIN-QIO—the QIN-QIO serving Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont—is helping address the opioid crisis in Connecticut by engaging pharmacists to help better manage patients’ use of opioids. Read more
CMS’ antibiotic stewardship subject matter expert shares with QIO News the latest updates about QIN-QIOs efforts to better manage the use of antibiotics in clinical settings. Read more
This year’s focus Heart disease is the leading cause of death for people of most racial/ethnic groups in the United States, including African Americans, Hispanics, and whites. That’s why, for American Heart Month 2017, Million Hearts® is calling on younger Americans to spread prevention messages. We believe young adults have the power to engage their …
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 …
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.