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 …
Tobacco Cessation at no cost for your members of the SC State Health Plan* This benefit provides enrollment in the Quit for Life ® program at no cost. It also includes a $0 copay for tobacco cessation drugs to eligible participates. Covered spouses and dependent children age 13 or older are also eligible for the …
The 2018 CMS Quality Conference will bring together 2,500 health quality stakeholders in Baltimore, Maryland to discuss strategies for advancing patient-centered care. Here’s a sneak peek. Read more
CMS’ subject matter expert for the Everyone with Diabetes Counts program provides an update on the QIO Program’s work in the area of diabetes care. Read more
Contact: Spencer Vibbert (516) 446-2096 firstname.lastname@example.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 …
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.