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.
To reduce the burden of heart attack and stroke in the United States, the Department of Health and Human Services launched Million Hearts®, a national initiative co-led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The goal of this initiative is to prevent one million …
Monday, February 13, 2017 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET Target: BP is a national collaboration between the American Heart Association and the American Medical Association to reduce the number of Americans who have heart attacks and strokes by urging medical practices, health service organizations, and patients to prioritize blood pressure control. The program will …
New members will play a key role in reviewing and evaluating submissions received in response to a health care community-wide call for innovative practices.
Since launching the CMS Equity Plan for Medicare in September 2015, the CMS Office of Minority Health has developed new resources to help reduce disparities in health outcomes among vulnerable populations.
The November announcement adds Indian Health Service (IHS) hospitals to the Hospital Improvement Innovation Networks’ (HIIN) nationwide contract and could help reduce adverse drug events and hospital readmissions for over two million American Indian and Alaska Natives in the United States.
The conference may be at capacity, but both registrants and non-attendees alike can stay up-to-date with daily conference developments, engage with participants and share learnings.
CMS’ Acting Principal Deputy Administrator shares his perspectives on the upcoming CMS Quality Conference.
On October 20, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the award of 20 two-year Special Innovation Projects (SIPs) to 12 Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations (QIN-QIOs).
The 2016 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Quality Conference will convene nearly 2,000 health care quality improvement leaders from across the United States to facilitate discussions about challenges in health care and how care providers can solve them.
In October, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a new contract award for HealthInsight, the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) serving Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Utah, to assist Indian Health Service (IHS) hospitals across the United States in care improvement initiatives.