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Patient/Resident Safety Blog

  • Your Recommendation Often Determines a Patient’s Vaccination Decision

    Your Recommendation Often Determines a Patient’s Vaccination Decision

    Your Recommendation Often Determines a Patient’s Vaccination Decision Patient barriers often prevent patients from receiving the vaccines they need. Barriers may include lack of education, misinformation and fear of vaccines. Studies show that spending more time talking with patients about vaccines and making strong recommendations improves outcomes. Every encounter with a physician office, hospital, home…
  • MIPS Quality Measure Spotlight: Influenza Immunization

    MIPS Quality Measure Spotlight: Influenza Immunization

    MIPS Quality Measure Spotlight: Influenza Immunization In preparation for the 2019-2020 flu season, many clinicians have chosen to report on the Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization MIPS quality measure (Quality ID: 110). This measure tracks the percentage of patients 6 months and older who were seen for a visit between October 1 and March…
  • Sickle Cell Patients Share Photos

    Sickle Cell Patients Share Photos

    Sickle Cell Patients Share Photos and Treats to Improve Care at Memphis Emergency Departments On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, patients and quality improvement experts will be popping up at some local hospital emergency departments (EDs) to offer a tasty treat and a view of sickle cell disease (SCD) through patients’ eyes.  Project PopSickleCell is part…

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News Releases

  • Community Coalition Building

    Community Coalition Building

    Community Coalition Building The Beatles song, “With a Little Help from My Friends”, could very well be the theme song for the statewide community coalition effort designed to get healthcare providers talking, interacting and …
  • Nursing Home Recruitment

    Nursing Home Recruitment

    Nursing Home Recruitment Being a caregiver isn’t an easy job. We know what it’s like to care for patients, while trying to deal with complex policies and procedures on a daily basis. In fact, …
  • Direct Contracting Model Options Payment – Part 1 Webinar

    Direct Contracting Model Options Payment – Part 1 Webinar

    Join the Direct Contracting Model Options Payment Part 1 Webinar! The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) will host a webinar on January 15, 2020 to provide an overview of the Direct Contracting …
  • Qsource Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award

    Qsource Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award

    Qsource Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award under the 12th Statement of Work INDIANAPOLIS: On November, 1, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year contract …
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Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention

About one in every 25 patients admitted to a hospital gets an infection.

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Nursing Home Care

There are 1.4 million Americans living in our nation’s 15,600 nursing homes.

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Drug Safety

Medication errors are a leading cause of preventable harm for people aged 65 and over with Medicare.

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Care Coordination

One in five older adults in the U.S. is sent back to the hospital within 30 days of leaving it.

  • Community Coalition Building

    Community Coalition Building

    Community Coalition Building The Beatles song, “With a Little Help from My Friends”, could very well be the theme song for the statewide community coalition effort designed to get healthcare providers talking, interacting and …
  • Nursing Home Recruitment

    Nursing Home Recruitment

    Nursing Home Recruitment Being a caregiver isn’t an easy job. We know what it’s like to care for patients, while trying to deal with complex policies and procedures on a daily basis. In fact, …
  • Direct Contracting Model Options Payment – Part 1 Webinar

    Direct Contracting Model Options Payment – Part 1 Webinar

    Join the Direct Contracting Model Options Payment Part 1 Webinar! The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) will host a webinar on January 15, 2020 to provide an overview of the Direct Contracting …
  • Qsource Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award

    Qsource Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award

    Qsource Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award under the 12th Statement of Work INDIANAPOLIS: On November, 1, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year contract …