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  • Patient Safety Awareness Week

    Friday, March 10, 2017
    Patient Safety Awareness Week is an initiative of the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) and designed to increase awareness about patient safety among the public and healthcare professionals by creating a dedicated time and platform. This year, Patient Safety Week is March 12–18. In...

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  • HSAG to Provide Support for Small Practices in CMS Quality Payment Program

    Friday, February 17, 2017
    Phoenix, AZ—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a contract to Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) to help small practices in Arizona, California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands prepare for and participate in the new Quality Payment Program, established...

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  • HSAG/HQI selected to continue improvements in patient safety

    Friday, September 30, 2016

    HSAG/HQI has been selected as one of 16 national, regional, or state hospital associations, Quality Improvement Organizations, and health system organizations to continue efforts in reducing preventable hospital-acquired conditions and readmissions. 

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  • Disparities in CKD Call for Structured Medical Care Systems to Improve Patient Outcomes

    Friday, August 19, 2016

    This Journal of American Society of Nephrology article highlights the national public health problem and associated race, gender, and socioeconomic disparities of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and describes efforts to align health systems to provide uniform quality care for patients.

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  • New CDC Guideline on Prescribing Opioids

    Friday, July 1, 2016
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new guideline on prescribing opioids for chronic pain, designed to assist providers in their communication with patients about opioid risks and benefits, while also improving the safety and effectiveness of pain treatment, and...

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