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CMS National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative (NNHQCC) Change Package v2.0 Now Available

March 26, 2015

The Change Package developed as part of the CMS National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative is being used by CMS and Quality Improvement Organizations and is intended to complement evidence-based tools and resources. A change package is a menu of strategies, change concepts and specific actionable items that any nursing home can choose from to …

CMS National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative (NNHQCC) Change Package v2.0 Now Available

March 26, 2015

The Change Package developed as part of the CMS National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative is being used by CMS and Quality Improvement Organizations and is intended to complement evidence-based tools and resources. A change package is a menu of strategies, change concepts and specific actionable items that any nursing home can choose from to …

New protocol offers hospitals an option to detect bacterial contamination of duodenoscopes

March 12, 2015

Combatting antibiotic-resistant infections and protecting patients are national priorities. The President’s FY 2016 Budget invests in efforts to combat and prevent antibiotic resistance, and nearly doubles the amount of federal funding to more than $1.2 billion. The Administration has also issued its National Strategy on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, which outlines steps the U.S. government will …

Frequently Asked Questions on Nursing Home Quality Initiatives

February 25, 2015

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and National Nursing Home Quality Improvement Campaign national campaign coordination group developed a set of common questions and answers, for nursing homes, in order to clarify how some of the many initiatives relate to and are aligned with each other. The purpose is to help nursing homes …

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