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Telligen to Provide Hospital Quality Improvement Services for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

May 6, 2021

WEST DES MOINES, IA – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded a four-year contract to Telligen to serve as a Hospital Quality Improvement Contractor (HQIC) within its Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors (NQIIC). HQICs will provide targeted quality improvement assistance to small, rural and critical access hospitals and those …

Telligen Selected as a Recipient of the QIN-QIO Task Order 1 Award Under the 12th Statement of Work

May 6, 2021

West Des Moines, Iowa – On November 8, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year contract to Telligen to serve as a Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) under the recently launched 12th Statement of Work. QIN-QIOs serving under the 12th Statement of Work will provide targeted assistance to nursing …

Telligen Receives Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors (NQIIC) Award

May 6, 2021

PRESS RELEASE January 29, 2019 West Des Moines, IA — Telligen, a leading provider of health management solutions, was selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as one of 58 organizations that will carry out $25 billion in projects related to healthcare quality measurement over the next decade. The Network of Quality …

Joint CDC and FDA Statement on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

April 13, 2021

The following statement is attributed to Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director of the CDC and Dr. Peter Marks, director of the FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research As of April 12, more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen ) vaccine have been administered in the U.S. CDC and FDA …

April is National Minority Health Month

April 1, 2021

OMH Announces Theme for National Minority Health Month 2021 April is National Minority Health Month, and this year, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) is focusing on the disproportionate impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on racial and ethnic minority and American Indian and Alaska Native communities and underscore the need for these vulnerable …

CMS Updates Nursing Home Guidance with Revised Visitation Recommendations

March 11, 2021

Nursing homes have been severely impacted by COVID-19, with outbreaks causing high rates of infection, morbidity, and mortality.[1] The vulnerable nature of the nursing home population, combined with the inherent risks of congregate living in a healthcare setting, have required aggressive efforts to limit COVID-19 exposure and to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within these facilities. …

Flu Vaccine Associated with Lower COVID-19 Likelihood, Hospitalizations

March 9, 2021

Another plus for flu prevention: people who received their flu vaccine were less likely to test positive for COVID-19. If they were infected with the virus, they were less likely to need hospitalization, mechanical ventilation or a longer hospital stay. This retrospective study published in the American Journal of Infection Control included more than 27,000 …

Survey Uncovers Vaccine Hesitancy Among Long-Term Care Staff

January 14, 2021

An innovative study conducted last year by the Indiana Department of Health surveyed 8,243 Indiana nursing home and assisted living facility staff members (a 33 percent response rate) via text message and email about their willingness to receive an approved COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it was available. Overall, 45 percent of respondents indicated they …

Preparing Your Practice for COVID-19 Vaccination

December 23, 2020

Get evidence-based immunization strategies and best practices from the CDC that are critical to implementing a successful vaccination program. More

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