2019 CMS Quality Conference Preview

The 2019 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) Quality Conference is taking place January 29-31, 2019. This issue of QIO News highlights what attendees can expect and how they can make the most of their time at the conference.

CMS’ QIO Program Communications Lead provides some insights into the agency’s largest Quality Conference to date. 
CMS quality leaders share why they’re excited about this year’s event. Watch now. 
Following last year’s CMS Quality Conference, End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients advanced the patient perspective on topics of importance to them. Learn how in this contributed article from the ESRD National Coordinating Center. 
Influenza season is underway, but you can reduce your chances of getting sick. Learn how. 
Use these tips to stay up-to-date on daily conference developments, engage with participants and make the best of your experience. 
The 2019 CMS Quality Conference will have 10 social media ambassadors posting regular updates and highlights from the conference. Learn more about them and follow along using the hashtag #CMSQualCon19
The QIO Program is holding a Public Sharing Call on Wednesday, January 16 on ways clinicians and providers can improve the quality of care. Learn more. 
Did You Know? 
The CMS Quality Conference has a new home this year! The 2019 conference will be held at the Baltimore Hilton at 401 West Pratt Street. Learn more about the conference here. Inquire about last-minute registration opportunities by contacting cmslogistical@​thebizzellgroup.​com.