QIO Success Stories

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Qualidigm Conducts National Study on Patient Safety Trends Published in NEJM


Adverse events for patients being treated for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and heart failure in hospitals have declined, reports a study published in the January 23rd 2014 issue of... full story

Mississippi QIO Provides Community Outreach and Education on Diabetes


In the city of Meridian, Miss., Information & Quality Healthcare (IQH), the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Mississippi, has worked to help reduce complications associated with... full story

South Carolina QIO Helps Hospital Eliminate Central Line Infections

South Carolina

Facing a 48.5 percent increase in central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) from 2010 to 2011, a 420-bed hospital in Florence, S.C., took action. The front-line staff from the... full story

QIO Helps North Carolina Physician Practice Earn Highest Level of Medical Home Distinction

North Carolina

The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence (CCME) - North Carolina's Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) through July 2014 - helped a single-physician practice based in Lexington, NC... full story

Texas QIO Assists Critical Access Hospitals to Report Quality Data


When hospitals report their health care quality data, patients can make more informed health care decisions – which can lead to improved patient outcomes. In Texas, critical access hospitals are... full story