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QIO News

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In recognition of National Minority Health Month, this issue of QIO News looks at how the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program are working to improve health care quality for minority, rural and underserved populations. 

QIOs in Action

Alaska’s expansive geography poses significant challenges when it comes to providing health care services to Alaska’s citizens. Here’s how Mountain–Pacific Quality Health and Indian Health Service (IHS) networks teamed up to promote antimicrobial stewardship in Alaska’s remote communities.