Men’s Health Month is celebrated each June to raise awareness of efforts to prevent and treat diseases among men. This issue of QIO News looks at some of the critical health issues facing older men, such as colon cancer and mental illness.
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Health Quality Headlines
An introduction from Dennis Wagner, Director, and Jeneen Iwugo, Deputy Director, Quality Improvement and Innovation Group (QIIG), Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
With the goal of creating healthy populations among diverse communities , Health Services Advisory Group is teaching diabetes self-management classes in many different languages.
Miami Shores Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Peer Coaches share how they reduced their rate of 94.8 percent of long-term residents on antipsychotic medications in 2011 to zero percent in 2015.
Engaging residents in quality-improvement discussions and soliciting their feedback on care, services, and activities can be a valuable way to get an insider’s point of view.