Providers and other health care quality stakeholders are invited to join the Quality Innovation Network National Coordinating Center on Wednesday, August 9 for its next National Learning & Action Network online training, titled “Mastering Hypertension to Achieve Heart Health.”
There is more to Medicare than just hospital stays and sick visits to a physician. Find out what other benefits and rights Medicare beneficiaries have.
CMS’ Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program Patient Safety Lead shares how the QIO Program and stakeholders across the health care spectrum are working to address the opioid epidemic and improve the safety of opioid prescribing.
Annual Diabetic Foot Exam Demonstration, June 2017 Sarah P. Smith, Certified Diabetes Educator, Atlantic QIN-SC This video highlights the need for primary healthcare practitioners to conduct foot exams for patients with diabetes and demonstrates three components that should be included in every foot exam. The recommendations outlined in the video are based on the 2017 …
Providers and other health care quality stakeholders are invited to join the Quality Innovation Network National Coordinating Center on Wednesday, July 12, for its next Medication Safety National Learning & Action Network online training.
Two projects led by Qualis Health — the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for Idaho and Washington — were recognized at the 8th Annual DecisionHealth Platinum Awards, a national program that highlights the best in care management and care coordination.
Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness among adults in the United States. Learn how one Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization is adapting existing diabetes self-management education curriculum to make diabetes self-management more accessible to people with eyesight limitations.
What keeps you from keeping up with your medicines? Eating healthy? Losing weight? Be aware of your barriers to better health and talk with your doctor about them. Your provider or clinic may have suggestions or know programs that can help. Once your treatment program becomes routine, maintaining a lower blood pressure is easier. Remind …
The director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities shared eye-opening data on health disparities at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research in May 2017. Read more
A new video clip from HSAG — the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for Arizona, California, Florida, Ohio and the U.S. Virgin Islands — shows how partnering with home health agencies can result in better health outcomes for patients and lower health care costs. Read more
In June, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule that would simplify reporting requirements and provide flexibility for clinicians participating in the Quality Payment Program. Read more
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 7, 2017-- The Atlantic Quality Innovation Network (AQIN), the IPRO-led Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for New York, South Carolina and the District of Columbia, is proud to announce that it is featured in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS') newly released 2016 QIO Program Progress Report. AQIN is one of 14 QIN-QIOs that contributed to the Program's success in improving the quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries throughout the United States.