Press Releases

AHQA Congratulates Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Release of 2014 QIO Program Progress Report

Report highlights newly-implemented structural changes, early progress, and anticipated changes for year ahead The American Health Quality Association (AHQA) applauds the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for releasing ...
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AHQA Lauds Findings of Federal Survey of Hospitals on Work with QIOs

All hospitals participating in the survey that worked with QIOs in 2013 (over half of all acute care hospitals in the country) reported deriving direct benefit from their QIO interactions ...
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AHQA Applauds CMS for Continuing to Focus on Reducing Antipsychotic Medications in Nursing Homes with New Goals for Public-Private Coalition

QIOs have a significant role in the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care, which exceeded a previous goal to reduce the use of antipsychotic drugs among nursing home residents Washington, ...
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AHQA Congratulates Awardees of New CMS Contracts to Improve Quality of Care for Medicare Beneficiaries

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announces new, five-year contracts for regional Quality Improvement Organizations; nearly $1B in savings identified in previous cycle Washington, D.C. — The American Health ...
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New CMS Data Show Quality Improvement Organizations Improved Care for Nation’s Medicare Beneficiaries

Nation’s Quality Improvement Organizations Prove Instrumental in Reducing Hospital Readmissions, Health Care Associated Infections Washington, D.C.—New data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) show that the nation’s Quality Improvement ...
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