Hospitals

An IPRO HQIC Webinar: Partnership in Action: Bedside Shift Change & Reporting, December 16, 2021

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) and the IPRO Hospital Quality Improvement Contractor (HQIC) gathered hospitals that have successfully implemented shift change huddles or bedside reporting in partnership with patients …

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IPRO QIN-QIO Presents: Optimal Z Code Utilization & Reimbursement Opportunities, Webinar, December 7, 2021, 11 AM

Healthy People 2030 defines social determinants of health as “the conditions in the environments where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range …

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Webinar: Join Massachusetts Department of Public Health for CDC Led, Colonization Screening 101

Please join the Massachusetts Department of Public Health in a regional containment webinar led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). C. AURIS AND CPO COLONIZATION SCREENING 101: …

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Join the HQIC Webinar, November 23, 2021: One Hospital’s Journey to a Culture of Health Equity: Lessons Learned from a Rural Community

November 23, 2021 | 2-2:30 PM ET | 1-1:30 PM CT | 11-11:30 AM PT Join this exciting presentation to learn about the population health initiatives at Jefferson Healthcare, a …

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Understanding the Lifecycle of a Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC): Learning and Action Network (LAN) Event

Engaging patient and family advisors individually or in a council or committee to apply their own experiences and perspectives is one way to create patient-centered strategies, policies, or procedures that …

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CDC Updates Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Healthcare Settings

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its infection prevention and control (IPC) guidance for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, Infection Control Guidance for Healthcare Professionals about …

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Get Vaccinated During National Immunization Awareness Month

This August, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) is recognizing National Immunization Awareness Month and encouraging you to get vaccinated to protect yourself …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Messaging for Rural Communities

The New England Rural Health Association developed a COVID-19 Vaccine Messaging Campaign to help improve vaccination rates in our states and communities. Materials These materials focus on the business community and …

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Get your patients back on track with routine vaccinations.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This annual observance highlights the efforts of healthcare professionals to protect patients of all ages against vaccine-preventable diseases through on-time vaccination. The COVID-19 pandemic …

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Health Equity Updates: August Newsletter

View the latest hospital health equity news, events, and tools to support your efforts in eliminating health care disparities within your health system and communities. What’s inside? America’s Health Rankings …

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CDC Health Advisory: Vaccination to Prevent COVID-19 Outbreaks with Current and Emergent Variants

July 27, 2021 | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issues Health Alert Network (HAN) Health Advisory The CDC is issuing this Health Alert Network Health Advisory to …

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Surgeon General Issues Advisory on Confronting Health Misinformation on COVID-19 Vaccine

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy issued the first Surgeon General’s Advisory of this Administration to warn the public about the urgent threat of health misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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COVID-19 Vaccination Upon Discharge from Hospitals, Emergency Departments, and Urgent Care Facilities

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently shared with immunization program mangers across the country the document “Increasing Access to Vaccination Opportunities: COVID-19 Vaccination upon Discharge from Hospitals, …

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Biden Administration Continues Efforts to Increase Vaccinations By Bolstering Payments for At-Home COVID-19 Vaccinations for Medicare Beneficiaries

Action Could Impact as many as 1.6 Million People with Medicare As part of President Biden’s commitment to increasing access to vaccinations, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) …

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IPRO QIN-QIO Video: Simplify Pneumonia Vaccine Recommendations

The IPRO QIN-QIO’s team of quality improvement experts is committed to supporting clinicians in improving vaccination rates across our region. This video provides clinicians with a step-by-step guide to using …

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Call for Stories: IDEA Initiative Structural Racism & Health Disparities

Deadline: May 19, 2021 The Anticoagulation Forum’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Allyship (IDEA) Initiative is developing a multi-part webinar series to highlight the critical topic of structural racism and health …

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CMS Proposes to Enhance Medical Workforce in Rural and Underserved Communities to Support COVID-19 Recovery and Beyond

Proposed Rule Would Require Hospitals to Report Vaccination Rates Among Healthcare Staff CMS News – April 27, 2021 |The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule …

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