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HSAG HQIC Partnership

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About the Partnership

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded HSAG a Hospital Quality Improvement Contract (HQIC) to provide customized, data-driven quality improvement assistance to meet the specific needs of small, rural, and critical access hospitals; those serving vulnerable populations; and hospitals facing quality improvement challenges.

Quality Improvement Areas of Focus

  • Adverse Drug Events
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Infection Prevention
  • PFE and Disparities
  • Quality and Safety
  • Readmissions and Care Transitions
  • Other Harm Areas

Tools and Resources

Hospital Quality Highlights Newsletters

Data Portal


Download the Compendium of Measures for reporting details.

Health Equity Quickinars

PFE Quickinars

CC Quickinars

HQIC Events

Quality Series