QIO Success Stories

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Nebraska QIO Helps Omaha Hospitals Reduce Avoidable Readmissions


Avoidable rehospitalizations can harm patients and place unnecessary strain on the providers and organizations that care for them. Looking to identify successful interventions for reducing... full story

QIO-led Collaboration Reduces Avoidable Readmissions in New York

New York

As part of ongoing efforts to help reduce avoidable hospital readmissions, IPRO, the QIO for New York, facilitates a community coalition involving providers from different settings of care. The... full story

Arkansas QIO Helps Diabetic Patient Receive Life-Saving Dialysis


The Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care (AFMC), Arkansas' Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) through July 2014*, worked for several months with a 38-year-old diabetic Medicare... full story

QIO Helps Idaho and Washington Nursing Homes Minimize the Use of Restraints

Idaho, Washington

Reducing the use of physical restraints improves the quality of life for nursing home residents by enabling freedom of movement and increasing physical activity. Qualis Health, the QIO for Idaho... full story

QIO Helps Idaho and Washington Nursing Homes Prevent Pressure Ulcers

Idaho, Washington

Pressure ulcers can be dangerous and painful for nursing home residents and can sometimes lead to serious medical complications and even death. A group of 19 nursing homes in Idaho and Washington... full story