May is National Stroke Awareness Month. As the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States, strokes happen to someone every 40 seconds, and more than 795,000 people every year. And while they affect people of all ages, the chances increase with age. Recognizing the signs and symptoms and reacting quickly vastly improves stroke outcomes. Learn more about stroke awareness here.
QIOs in Action: New England QIN-QIO Responds to Nursing Home Staff Need for Behavioral Health Education
The New England QIN-QIO is spearheading an initiative to provide behavioral health training at nursing homes in Rhode Island to treat a changing demographic.
CMS announces a temporary pause on BFCC-QIO Short Stay and Higher Weighted Diagnosis-Related Group reviews.
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