Nursing Home News
This page highlights recent articles, press releases, and other relevant news about nursing homes and the National Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network.
AHRQ Establishes National Nursing Home COVID Action Network
September 29, 2020
AHRQ has partnered with the University of New Mexico’s ECHO Institute in Albuquerque and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in Boston to establish a National Nursing Home COVID Action Network to provide free training and mentorship to nursing homes across the country to increase the implementation of evidence-based infection prevention and safety practices to protect residents and staff.
Protecting the Most Vulnerable Through Partnership: Helping Nursing Homes Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis
March 2, 2021
AHRQ leaders share stories of how the AHRQ ECHO National Nursing Home COVID Action Network's scalable practice improvement model is working. In the future, this initiative can serve as a model for safety and quality improvement efforts other healthcare settings.