An introduction from Jean Moody-Williams, R.N., MPP, Director, Quality Improvement Group, CMS Office of Clinical Standards and Quality.
A roundup of QIO, provider and partner accomplishments, recognitions and other noteworthy happenings.
Beginning this August, QIOs will work with a wider range of providers to support rapid, widespread, substantial improvements in health quality.
Fortunately for Medicare beneficiary Nettie Turner, she knew how to get her physician and pharmacy to coordinate so she could get the asthma treatment she needed.
Charles Denham, M.D., chairman of the Texas Medical Institute for Technology, explains why patient advisory councils are a powerful tool for health care quality improvement.
Improving health outcomes among Hispanics and Native Americans with diabetes is the focus of a new disparity project in Texas.
Partners in the Mississippi Health First Diabetes Disparity project meet and share successes.
According to the Agency for Health Research and Quality’s Toolkit for Redesign in Health Care, all of the following are tools that facilitate health care process change except:
ANSWER: “A” is a tool that facilitates change in the environment, culture and/or workforce. For more information, visit http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/toolkit/
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