At this summer’s Healthy Aging Summit, Health and Human Services Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan shared how strategies like telehealth and ride-sharing services could help reduce opioid abuse.
Q&A with Dr. Ron Yee, Chief Medical Officer for the National Association of Community Health Centers
In honor of National Health Center Week, Dr. Yee discusses how community health centers are helping improve access to quality health care in underserved areas.
The new three-pronged approach aims to combat an epidemic that is impacting six out of every 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
Wide-reaching changes outlined by CMS last month aim to reduce drug costs, address opioid overprescribing and remove regulatory obstacles to higher quality care.
Officially declared a public health emergency in 2017, opioid misuse has reached nearly every community in the United States. At the 2018 CMS Quality Conference, physicians, advocates and other health care leaders discussed steps to be taken to confront this growing crisis.
As a longtime public health official with the Department of Health and Human Services, Lieutenant Commander Fred Butler, Jr. reflects on how the CMS Quality Conference has evolved over the years to include a wide group of stakeholders from throughout the health care community.
The leaders of CMS’ Quality Improvement and Innovation Group discuss the QIO Program’s achievements in 2017 and what health care stakeholders can expect to see from the Program in 2018.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ QIO Program recently awarded 11 Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations funding for 14 Special Innovation Projects. Read about them here.
How the New England QIN-QIO’s Patient and Family Advisory Council Is Helping Create More Impactful Resources
Recognizing a gap in the process of developing health care quality improvement resources, the New England QIN-QIO turned to its multi-state patient and family advisory council for help.
QIOs in Action: How the New England QIN-QIO’s Patient and Family Advisory Council Is Helping Create More Impactful Resources
To address a perceived gap in the process of developing health care quality improvement resources, the New England QIN-QIO turned to its multi-state patient and family advisory council for help.