QIO News

African American man being helped by a doctor

This issue of QIO News is focused on “Senior Independence,” including how the QIO Program is helping older adults age in place and the importance of safe and effective coordination of care for beneficiaries. 

QIOs in Action

Healthcare-associated infections are serious medical conditions, especially for older adults. Faced with an outbreak in Alaska, Mountain–Pacific Quality Health, the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for Alaska took action, working with local hospital staff to significantly reduce the number of infections.