KHC and KFMC to Partner for the CMS QIN-QIO 13th Scope of Work (SOW) in Kansas
Kansa Healthcare Collaborative (KHC) and KFMC Health Improvement Partners are excited to announce a new quality improvement collaboration in Kansas. KHC and KFMC are working together with other health care partners in the region to bid on the CMS QIN-QIO 13th Scope of Work (SOW) in Kansas.
What is a QIN-QIO?
Required by statute, the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) Program is one of the largest federal programs dedicated to improving the effectiveness and quality of health care services delivered to people with Medicare.
Success Story - Southwest Medical Center Tackles Sepsis Bundle Compliance
More than 1.7 million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with sepsis each year1. 350,000 adults die from sepsis every year in the U.S. which represents more deaths than opioid overdoses, breast cancer, and prostate cancer combined1. Southwest Medical Center (SWMC), an acute care hospital located in Liberal, KS, joined Compass HQIC in September 2020. As they assessed their priorities for the Compass HQIC Workplan, they identified Sepsis Bundle Compliance as a priority for improvement through their work with Compass HQIC.
Celebrate National Influenza Week December 4th-8th
National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is a critical opportunity to remind everyone six months and older that there’s still time to protect themselves and their loved ones from flu this flu season by getting their annual flu vaccine if they have not already.