Vaccination Weeks of Action

Learn how QIN-QIOs are helping nursing homes increase their resident COVID-19 booster rates.     
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Find resources for encouraging your community to get the latest COVID-19 booster.        
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COVID-19 Vaccination Resources 

for Long-term Care Facilities

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CONSIDERATIONS FOR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES ON ACQUIRING COVID-19 VACCINATION RESOURCES

New Resource for Health Care Providers

Optimizing Vaccine Recipient Education

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COVID-19 Vaccination Resources

Free Scenario Based Training: CMS Targeted COVID-19 Training for Frontline Nursing Home Staff & Management

Available through the CMS Quality, Safety & Education Portal (QSEP).

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CMS Targeted COVID-19 Training for Frontline Nursing Home Staff & Management

Quality in Action Blog Series


A small nursing home in a Midwest suburb struggling to increase its resident COVID-19 booster rate was referred by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to TMF, a CMS Quality…
November 2022
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TMF Health Quality Institute, a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO), works with nursing homes and skilled nursing…
November 2022
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Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG), a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Innovation Network–Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) helped more than 634 nursing homes in…
November 2022
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Events

HQIC Community of Practice Call | The Importance of Organizational Components in Pressure Injury Programs

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January 12

Hospital-acquired pressure injuries (HAPIs) affect 2.5 million patients per year in the United States, making it a continued hospital priority. Many organizations are in…
  • DVA Learning and Action Networks
  • HQIC
  • Patient Safety
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives (QII)
  • Health Information Technology (HIT)

HQIC Community of Practice Call | Patient and Family Engagement: An Intervention for Improving Patient Safety and Quality

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December 08

Patient and family engagement (PFE) is an area of increasing importance for hospitals. Fostering PFE in health care can lead to measurable improvements in multiple…
  • DVA Learning and Action Networks
  • HQIC
  • Patient and Family Engagement
  • Patient Safety

HQIC Community of Practice Call | Patient Safety Culture and Leadership: Reducing All Cause Harm and Achieving a Five-Star Rating

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November 10

CMS releases Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings of annual clinical metrics. Hospitals that achieve better outcomes and higher ratings tend to foster a patient safety…
  • DVA Learning and Action Networks
  • HQIC
  • Patient Safety
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives (QII)