Episode 3: Conversations with the CMS CMO - CDC Programs for COVID-19 Prevention and Vaccination

Learn about Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) programs that support nursing home efforts to promote infection prevention and vaccination.
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CMS QI Voices: Episode 3: Conversations with the CMS CMO - CDC Programs for COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Vaccination in Nursing Homes

Improving Person and Family Engagement

People with Medicare and their families can positively impact their health outcomes by being active members of their care team. Access the QIO Program's Person and Family Engagement resources to get started today!
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Access resources to become a more active member of your care team and improve your health outcomes.

QIO Program 2021 Yearly Summary

The QIO Program 2021 Yearly Summary highlights the people, stories and data behind another year of challenges and successes in health care quality.
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QIO Program 2021 Yearly Summary. January 1 - December 31, 2021. Available now.

COVID-19 Vaccination Resources 

for Long-term Care Facilities

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Health Care Providers:

Help your patients build COVID-19 vaccine confidence with these tips and resources.

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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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Quality in Action Blog Series

A 118-bed nursing home located in suburban Illinois was referred by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to Telligen, a CMS Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement…
May 2023
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A nursing home located in rural Nebraska with an average daily census of 58 residents and a nursing home located in rural Arkansas with an average daily census of 45 were referred by the Centers for…
April 2023
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Nursing home residents are nearly all at risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes, including hospitalization and death. Vaccination offers the best protection against severe outcomes and can prevent the…
March 2023
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HQIC Community of Practice Call | Innovative Approaches to Addressing Health Equity and Social Determinants in Rural Communities

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July 13

Advancing health equity is a national priority. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) defines health equity as the attainment of the highest level of…
  • Health Equity
  • HQIC
  • DVA Learning and Action Networks
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives (QII)

HQIC Community of Practice Call | Reducing Hospital Onset Clostridioides difficile Through Diagnostic Stewardship

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June 08

Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) bacteria can cause life-threatening diarrhea and is one of the most common healthcare-associated infections in the United…
  • CMS
  • HQIC
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • DVA Learning and Action Networks
  • Long-term Care - Nursing Homes

QIN-QIO Community of Practice Call | Data At Your Fingertips: Data-Driven Dashboards for Quality Monitoring, Insights, and Improvement

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May 23

IPRO highlights data-driven dashboards used by the IPRO QIN-QIO clinical and quality improvement teams. These dashboards have evolved over time to promote…
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives (QII)
  • Long-term Care - Nursing Homes
  • Care Coordination
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Health Equity