Category: QIO

CDC’s latest Vital Signs report exposes a concerning trend

After decades of decline, progress has stalled in preventing stroke deaths. Although we have made excellent progress as a nation in treating stroke risk factors, almost 800,000 people in the United States have a stroke each year, and more than 140,000 die as a result. Rising rates of obesity and other risk factors may be …

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Million Hearts® in the Community

Million Hearts® in the Community Where does your state stand in tobacco use and prevention?  Find tobacco use rates, the economics of tobacco use and control, tobacco laws, and details on prevention and cessation in the Truth Initiative’s updated state-by-state fact sheets. https://truthinitiative.org/sites/default/files/South-Carolina-State-Fact-Sheet-2017.pdf  

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Million Hearts’ Clinical Quality Measures Alignment

Million Hearts’ Clinical Quality Measures Alignment The Million Hearts team worked with private and public partners to align evidence-based clinical quality measures across national reporting initiatives. They have shared that this has helped reduce reporting burden on clinicians, and, as a result, have been able to focus many improvement efforts on outcomes that matter. Visit …

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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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