Learn how atom Alliance’s pilot program reduced opioid use in nursing homes by customizing pain management programs for each patient. 
Learn how atom Alliance’s pilot program reduced opioid use in nursing homes by customizing pain management programs for each patient. 
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. 
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. 
The president of the National Community Pharmacists Association discusses the important role that community pharmacists play in providing patient-centered care in underserved areas. 
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 2018 CMS Quality Conference will bring together 2,500 health quality stakeholders in Baltimore, Maryland to discuss strategies for advancing patient-centered care. Here’s a sneak peek. 
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. 
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. 
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. 
CMS’ Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program Patient Safety Lead shares how the QIO Program and stakeholders across the health care spectrum are working to address the opioid epidemic and improve the safety of opioid prescribing.