Slide 2. Medicare Quality Improvement Organizations

A national technical assistance conference call conducted on March 31, 2010, provides users with an overview of the development of the survey. In addition, two professionals share their success and challenges in survey administration from both a regional perspective and an individual nursing home, and discuss how to maximize survey response and use survey results to develop action plans to target safety culture improvement initiatives. This is one of the sets of speaker slides from the call.
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  • Congress created the Medicare QIO program in 1982.
  • QIOs are the largest federal investment in health care quality improvement.
  • QIOs work with thousands of health care professionals in 53 states and territories.

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Current as of October 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 2. Medicare Quality Improvement Organizations. October 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/nursing-home/resources/browntacall/browntacallsl2.html