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Quality Improvement & Safety

Qualis Health partners with healthcare providers, community organizations and consumers on data-driven systemic initiatives to improve outcomes, reduce harm, eliminate disparities, and engage patients and caregivers.

Medicare QIN-QIO

As the Medicare Quality Innovation Network – Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for Idaho and Washington, our team of quality improvement consultants, data experts and clinical leaders engage with partners to:

  • Redesign processes
  • Build sustainable change
  • Deliver care with greater value and quality

Learn more about our project portfolio on our Medicare QIN-QIO website.

Healthy Hearts Northwest

Healthy Hearts Northwest is a cooperative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ's) EvidenceNOW initiative to advance heart health in primary care.

This innovative three-year project helps primary care practices in Idaho, Oregon and Washington improve their patients' cardiovascular health—while also building their capacity for quality improvement.

Qualis Health provides practice support and technical assistance to practices in Idaho and Washington.

Learn more about Healthy Hearts Northwest.

Medicaid Quality and Safety Initiatives

Qualis Health leads quality and safety initiatives for Medicaid programs, strengthening states' ability to use data in measuring and improving the quality of care for the expanding population of people enrolled in Medicaid.

Our Pierce County Medicaid Nursing Home Collaborative prevented hundreds of rehospitalizations among Medicaid nursing home residents in Pierce County, Washington, by using data-driven quality improvement methods to improve care transitions.

Read the project report, Reducing Resident Readmissions: The Pierce County Medicaid Nursing Home Collaborative.