Cardiac Health

In honor of American Heart Month, this issue of QIO News explores key aspects to improving the cardiac health of Medicare beneficiaries. We also share ways to maximize engagement in person and via social media at the 2018 CMS Quality Conference, which takes place Feb. 12-14 in Baltimore. 

CMS’s Janet Wright discusses the latest achievements and new goals and priorities for Million Hearts®. 
New Hampshire’s QIN-QIO partners with state health department and clinics to improve outcomes for patients and families. 
Whether attending in person or watching sessions through the livestream, use these tips to stay up-to-date on daily conference developments, engage with participants and maximize your experience. 
Follow these influencers on Twitter for insights and commentary during this year’s conference. 
Although deaths are decreasing, progress has slowed, suggesting that heart health should remain a priority for patients and health care providers. 
Did You Know?
If you’re not able to attend the 2018 CMS Quality Conference in person or miss some of the plenary discussions on the livestream, be sure to check out the March 2018 issue of QIO News. We’ll feature highlights from each day and a special Q&A, as well as other news and announcements from the conference.