CMS QI Voices

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Improvement (QI) Voices: Improving COVID-19 Outcomes in Nursing Homes Across America is an audio series that gives you a closer look at the projects and the people who are improving health care quality and outcomes.
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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


The Opioid Prescriber Safety and Support (OPSS) initiative is part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program and is led by the Iowa…
January 2023
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A New England nursing home known for embracing its “outdoorsy” residents by involving them in activities that allow them to enjoy the rural area in which they live was referred by the Centers for…
January 2023
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A small, hospital-based skilled nursing facility (SNF) was referred by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to Alliant Health Solutions (Alliant), a CMS Quality Innovation Network-…
December 2022
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Events

2023 CMS Quality Conference

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May 01

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Conference is the nation’s premier health care quality conference. The 2023 conference will be held…
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives (QII)
  • QIN-QIO
  • BFCC-QIO
  • HQIC
  • AIANHQI
  • OPSS
  • CMS
  • Training
  • Behavioral Health
  • Health Equity
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Health Information Technology (HIT)
  • Care Coordination
  • COVID-19 and Infection Control
  • Immunizations
  • Long-term Care - Nursing Homes
  • Opioid Utilization and Misuse
  • Patient and Family Engagement
  • Patient Safety
  • Partnership for Community Health

HQIC Community of Practice Call | Successful Strategies for CLABSI Prevention

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March 09

Preventing Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSIs) remains a national patient safety priority given its associated harms of increased hospital length…
  • HQIC
  • Patient Safety
  • DVA Learning and Action Networks
  • Training

HQIC Community of Practice Call | Promoting Zero Harm Through Tiered Briefs

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February 09

Unprecedented staffing challenges and supply shortages across the health care continuum are leading to burnout, frustration, decreased morale, and ultimately, increased…
  • HQIC
  • Patient Safety
  • DVA Learning and Action Networks
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives (QII)