American Health Quality Association

Nursing homes achieved 40% pressure ulcer reduction by working with Medicare quality organizations, new data shows

Nursing homes achieved 40% pressure ulcer reduction by working with Medicare quality organizations, new data shows

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Nursing homes dramatically reduced pressure ulcer rates and restraint use in the last three years by participating in Medicare Quality Improvement Organization initiatives, according to new government data circulated Thursday.

Profile: Boldly improving quality

Profile: Boldly improving quality

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As a child, Adrienne Mims, M.D., MPH, thought about being a lawyer. But when her beloved grandmother died of cervical cancer when she was in high school, she redirected her attention to a career in healthcare.

American Health Quality Association has new president

American Health Quality Association has new president

Adrienne Mims, M.D., is the new president of the American Health Quality Association and will hold this position for one year. She will lead the AHQA Board of Directors.