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Clinical Discussions

two physicians on a laptop screen with stethescope on keyboardAHQA's Physician Leadership Network has conducted a series of clinical discussion webinars for QIOs, providers and other members of the health care quality improvement community to educate, drive discussion, and prompt sharing of best practices. View recorded presentations and find information about future webinars here.

CMS Data: QIOs Improve Care

Infographic showing QIO quality improvements leading to cost savings

According to CMS reports, QIOs have prevented more than 95,000 hospitalizations and 27,000 avoidable readmissions among Medicare beneficiaries, saving nearly $912,000,000 nationwide.
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AHQA Annual Meeting

Thanks to all the participants and presenters who joined us at AHQA's 2014 Annual Meeting September 10-12 in Baltimore, MD. Plenary presentations from the meeting are available here.

QIO Partners

blue and green people images in circleThe QIOs are best known for the work they perform on behalf of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), but their work to improve health care quality across the nation involves many partners. Learn more

What's New for the QIOs?

On August 1, 2014, CMS began a new, five-year QIO contract cycle with a number of notable changes to the QIO Program. There are now QIOs solely dedicated to beneficiary and family-centered care or quality improvement technical assistance.
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Find Your QIO

Learn about the QIOs serving your area.

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