Health care quality stakeholders are invited to join the Quality Innovation Network National Coordinating Center on Wednesday, June 13 for its next National Disparities Learning and Action Network (LAN) Event on effective communication strategies for deaf, hard-of-hearing, blind and visually impaired patients.
Nearly eight percent of Medicare beneficiaries have limited English proficiency. A new guide from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Office of Minority Health aims to address the potential gaps in care that can result when a patient and provider don’t speak the same language.
The last day of the 2018 CMS Quality Conference featured a motivational message from the award-winning former associate chief information officer of the Internal Revenue Service, the presentation of two Health Equity Awards, and some closing inspirational words from CMS leadership.
An expert with CMS’s Office of Minority Health shares new resources to help Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations, physicians, family members and other stakeholders improve the quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries with disabilities.