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Quality Improvement


Evidence-Based Interventions for Your Community

The Community Preventive Services Task Force offers a series of materials to help providers increase disease prevention for adults.

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ICD-10 Post-Implementation: Coding Basics Video

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has created a video, featuring Sue Bowman from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Nelly Leon-Chisen from the American Hospital Association (AHA), who discuss the unique characteristics and features of the new ICD-10...

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ICD-10 Transition Letter

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a transition letter for providers concerning the change from ICD-9 to ICD-10 as the medical code set for medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital procedures. Download and review the transition letter to become acquainted with the...

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As of August 1, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) created a new functional structure for the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program that delivers program value to patients and families, maximizes learning and collaboration for improving care, and supports the...

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Shared Decision Making Curriculum

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has developed a five-part module on how to integrate shared-decision making into your practice. It includes slideshows and recorded webinars geared to the provider, along with handouts to educate your patients.

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The Next Frontier in Quality Care Measurement: How Patients Feel

Physicians and policymakers are increasingly seeking patients for their feedback regarding their healthcare. Now that the healthcare system for Medicare beneficiaries is focused on value-based care, this patient-centered view becomes central. This Modern Healthcare article summarizes the approaches...

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Toolkit for Rapid-Cycle Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

The Agency for Healthcare and Quality Research has compiled information and resources to help physicians' offices to assess and improve testing. Take special note of the electronic health record evaluation tool.

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