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  • HSAG Helps Meet National Goal in Effort in Improve Nursing Home Health Quality

    Monday, May 8, 2017

    HSAG and QIN-QIOs around the country have reached their target of enrolling 2,336 nursing homes into the CDC NHSN. The CDC will, for the first time, be able to calculate a baseline C. difficile long-term care facility incidence rate for 2017.

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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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