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New QIN-QIO Program Focus

CMS has outlined five aims for its QIN-QIO Program from 2019 to 2023:

  1. Improve Behavioral Health Outcomes: opioid misuse, behavioral health access
  2. Increase Patient Safety: adverse drug events (ADEs),
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  3. Increase Chronic Disease Self- Management: cardiac and vascular health, diabetes, End Stage Renal Disease
  4. Increase Quality of Care Transitions: hospital admissions and readmissions, emergency department visits
  5. Improve Nursing Home Quality: overall quality scores, ADEs, healthcarerelated infections

The work will be driven through community coalitions, nursing home collaboratives, and one-on-one quality improvement initiatives.