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June’s issue of QIO News is focused on nursing home care, a topic that is personal to many and touches millions of Americans. According to AARP, 52% of people turning 65 will need some type of long-term care in their lifetimes. This is compounded by astounding increases in the number of people with dementia and Alzheimer’s — in fact, the number of people who died from Alzheimer’s dementia grew by some 123% between 2000 and 2015, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.
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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.