Contact: Spencer Vibbert (516) 446-2096 email@example.com (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 …
Health care quality stakeholders are invited to join the Quality Innovation Network National Coordinating Center on Wednesday, October 11 for its next Medication Safety National Learning & Action Network online training, which will focus on patient activation and prescription drug monitoring.
The QIO Program’s Quality Innovation Network National Coordinating Center shares five tips for engaging patients and families in health care quality improvement initiatives.
To address a perceived gap in the process of developing health care quality improvement resources, the New England QIN-QIO turned to its multi-state patient and family advisory council for help.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently released its National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report, which provides a detailed evaluation of the country’s health care quality and access. Find out which aspects of health care have improved and where there is still work to be done.
CMS’ Patient and Family Engagement Adviser talks about operationalizing CMS’ Person and Family Engagement (PFE) Strategy and how she came to be a patient advocate.
Peripheral Diabetic Neuropathy often gets missed until it’s too late, but proper foot care—including regular exams—can reduce the risk of amputation.
Clinicians are often unaware of their ability to participate in multiple quality improvement initiatives at the national and local levels. Learn how Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network analyzed crossover in federal and state quality improvement programs to help clinicians in Minnesota maximize their improvement efforts.
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 …
A recent PBS NewsHour episode explored how QIN-QIO Mountain-Pacific Quality Health is working to reduce costly, and often unnecessary, trips to emergency care facilities in rural settings. Watch it now.
Information and data are critical components of quality care. QIN-QIO atom Alliance shares four tips on how to make health information more readily available to clinicians and care providers.
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, …