A Look at the Year Ahead 

In our final issue of 2018, we reflect on some accomplishments and lessons learned for the QIO Program in the past year. We also look at what priorities and initiatives are coming in the year ahead. 

Leaders from the CMS QIO Program reflect on progress made in 2018 and on the year to come. 
Learn how atom Alliance’s pilot program reduced opioid use in nursing homes by customizing pain management programs for each patient. 
Two women leaders from CMS’ Center for Clinical Standards and Quality were honored in October for their impact on federal health technology. 
On December 12, there will be a free online training for QIN-QIOs, providers, practitioners, partners, and beneficiaries and their families. Learn more about the event. 
CMS’ Office of Minority Health is accepting nominations until December 7 for its second annual Health Equity Award. Nominate an organization today. 
Did You Know? 
The 2019 CMS Quality Conference: Innovating for Value and Results, is fast approaching! Register today before it’s too late. Click here for more information and to register.