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Better Care, Smarter Spending, Healthier People

Quality Insights has long been a go-to resource for providers and stakeholders seeking to improve quality. We can help identify the source of quality-related issues and offer solutions based on best practices, staff expertise and years of experience.
 

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We provide educational resources and tools, baseline and ongoing performance data, collaborative learning opportunities, and one-on-one technical assistance. We also engage patients and families in the quality improvement process. 

Our provider and community-based projects impact key health priorities, including:
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Diabetes care
  • Appropriate use of antibiotics
  • Nursing home quality
  • Adverse drug events        
  • Avoidable hospitalizations and readmissions
  • Adult immunization rates
  • Appropriate opioid utilization
  • Care for chronic kidney disease

Collaborative Projects that Produce Results

Quality Insights’ initiatives are resulting in substantial improvements in care quality. The table below summarizes our most recent project successes.

Initiative Description Results

Care Transitions Project 

Established community coalitions and collaborated with 860 healthcare providers in 14 settings-- including hospitals, clinicians, nursing homes, and home health agencies—to reduce avoidable hospital readmissions
 
Reduction of 7,498 readmissions resulting in a cost savings to Medicare of $86 million
 
Nursing Home Initiative Recruited and supported 1,201 skilled nursing facilities in efforts to improve care for issues of prevalence among residents with Medicare
 
< 5,242 fewer beneficiaries on antipsychotic drugs; 

< 2,260 more getting flu shots
 
Home Health 
National Campaign
Partnered with home health agencies nationwide in broad-scale quality improvement initiatives 20,152 averted hospitalizations resulting in a cost savings of $221,672,000

Establishment of the nation’s first cardiac data registry for home health agencies
 

 

Academic Detailing

Quality Insights also excels at helping individual providers identify quality improvement needs and make lasting improvements.  Our academic detailing program features:

  • One-on-one education for health care professionals provided by trained clinical educators
  • Evidence-based, non-commercial and vendor neutral information vetted by academic groups, research centers and clinicians
  • A wide-range of proven educational resources, tools and techniques.
  • Ongoing follow-up and support customized for each participant
This effective and convenient way for providers to stay up-to-date on the latest research findings and best practices leads to improved clinical care based on best available safety, efficacy and cost-effective data.

Recent academic detailing programs deployed by Quality Insights include:
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination
  • Preventive Lung Cancer Screening
  • Maternal Health
  • Diabetes/Prediabetes
  • COVID-19
  • Safe Prescribing

Contact us  to learn more about our academic detailing program and how we can leverage our successful outcomes to meet your quality improvement goals.

Customized Technical Assistance

In addition to collaborative projects and academic detailing, Quality Insights’ 360-degree support is guiding tens of thousands of clinicians seeking to successfully participate in CMS’ Quality Payment Program. 

Learn more:

Visit our project Web sites for the latest information and opportunities to participate and collaborate with our quality improvement programs.