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.
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.
The 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
How QIOs Improve Health Care
QIOs are driving reductions in hospital readmissions and health care associated infections, helping to lower the incidence of pressure ulcers, and reducing the potential for adverse drug events.