2020 CMS Quality Conference: February 25-27 in Baltimore, MDJoin 3,000 health care leaders in Baltimore February 25-27 for the annual Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Quality Conference. Registration is now open!
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As the QIO Program 11th Scope of Work comes to an end, CMS leaders are celebrating five years of health care quality improvement. In this special issue of QIO News, Quality Improvement and Innovation Group Director Dennis Wagner and Chief Medical Officer for Quality Improvement Dr. Paul McGann reflect on the progress made so far — and the evolution they see ahead.
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Relive the 2019 National Care Transitions Awareness Day Event
April 16, 2019 marked the first National Care Transitions Awareness Day (NCTA), an observance supporting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) priority of improving customer experience. This event raised awareness of the importance of effective care transitions and promoted action to improve care coordination across the nation. Take a moment to view a recap of the event from the perspective of CMS Leadership, beneficiaries, partner organizations and more.
Watch a 2019 CMS Quality Conference Preview!
Dennis Wagner, director of the Quality Improvement and Innovation Group (QIIG) at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), joins CMS' Jeneen Iwugo and Dr. Paul McGann for an inside look into the 2019 CMS Quality Conference and what the conference has in store for attendees this year.
For more information about the conference, visit www.cmsqualityconference.com
2017 QIO Program Progress Report: Data-driven Results, Success Stories and More
Take a moment to hear highlights from the QIO Program's past year, as explained by Dennis Wagner, Director, and Jeneen Iwugo, Deputy Director, of the Quality Improvement Innovation Group (QIIG) and the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ) at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS).
Patient and Family Advisory Councils at HealthInsight
Person and family engagement is an integral part of health care quality improvement and a priority for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program. Take a moment to learn more about Patient and Family Advisory Councils at HealthInsight, the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for Nevada, New Mexico, Oregan and Utah.
Healthcare Navigation Program
The Healthcare Navigation program provides a go-to person for Medicare patients and their families to help them figure out how to move forward with their healthcare and needed services. Take a look at a new video on Healthcare Navigation from KEPRO.