Meet Laura Benzel from Qlarant, the Health Equity Lead for the IPRO QIN-QIO and an IPRO Health Equity Task Force member. Laura has ten years of experience working on equity-related initiatives for various CMS contracts.
Laura assists providers across care settings infuse health equity into patient care. She develops educational initiatives and resources and provides technical support using evidence-based practices to identify and address health disparities. Some examples include cultural and linguistically appropriate services, improving patient health literacy, addressing social risk factors, and standardizing the collection and analysis of patient demographic data.
As a contractor under the CMS QIN-QIO program, the IPRO QIN-QIO provides access to experts like Laura who are on hand to help you at no charge.
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