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Clinical Discussions

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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.

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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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

How QIOs Improve Health Care

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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.
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Find Your QIO

Learn about the QIOs serving your area.

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