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MPRO is an independent nonprofit and a national leader in healthcare quality improvement and medical review. MPRO also provides consultative services, medical and utilization review and data analysis to federal agencies, state Medicaid and public health agencies, healthcare facilities, private health plans and other third party payers.

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CMS ANNOUNCES NEW PHASE OF QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ORGANIZATION PROGRAM

Fierce Healthcare | March 31, 2016

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The federal government will take the next step in expanding its quality improvement organization program. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced it will launch two projects that focus on supporting and scaling quality improvement innovations. The projects will allow Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations to collaborate with healthcare providers and/or partners to compete for 28 two-year special innovation project awards that fall within two topic categor...

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THREE-YEAR STUDY SHOWS ENGAGEMENT IN WELLNESS PROGRAM LOWERS HEALTH CLAIMS COSTS, IMPROVES WORK PRODUCTIVITY

Business Wire | March 29, 2016

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A three-year study of Humana Inc.’s data-driven wellness and rewards program, HumanaVitality, shows employees engaged with the health incentive program had fewer unscheduled absences, lower overall health claims costs and fewer visits to the hospital and emergency room. The HumanaVitality Impact Study has tracked the productivity as well as the healthcare usage and claims of more than 8,000 Humana employees since the program’s launch in 2011....

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CMS SHOULD TAKE MORE STEPS TO IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY, INCLUDING LEVERAGING EHRS

| April 15, 2016

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Federal policy makers, especially the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), could be taking more steps towards meaningful progress within patient safety, according to an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The authors of the article—one from the department of health policy and management, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, and the other from Johns Hopkins Medicine—attest that whether meaningful progress has occurred within patient safet...

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HEALTH TECH NEEDS IMPROVEMENT, SENIORS SAY

| April 18, 2016

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As telemedicine better enables care at home, it’s critical to understand what seniors think about emerging technology and how they use health and wellness capabilities from devices. From wearable monitors that track activity to sensors that can support a home health aide’s care plan, health and wellness technology is complementing . Not really, according to a recent technology report by Link-age Connect, a research and consultancy firm that conducts market research on the aging population 65+, a...

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CMS ANNOUNCES NEW PHASE OF QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ORGANIZATION PROGRAM

Fierce Healthcare | March 31, 2016

The federal government will take the next step in expanding its quality improvement organization program. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced it will launch two projects that focus on supporting and scaling quality improvement innovations. The projects will allow Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations to collaborate with healthcare providers and/or partners to compete for 28 two-year special innovation project awards that fall within two topic categor...

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THREE-YEAR STUDY SHOWS ENGAGEMENT IN WELLNESS PROGRAM LOWERS HEALTH CLAIMS COSTS, IMPROVES WORK PRODUCTIVITY

Business Wire | March 29, 2016

A three-year study of Humana Inc.’s data-driven wellness and rewards program, HumanaVitality, shows employees engaged with the health incentive program had fewer unscheduled absences, lower overall health claims costs and fewer visits to the hospital and emergency room. The HumanaVitality Impact Study has tracked the productivity as well as the healthcare usage and claims of more than 8,000 Humana employees since the program’s launch in 2011....

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CMS SHOULD TAKE MORE STEPS TO IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY, INCLUDING LEVERAGING EHRS

| April 15, 2016

Federal policy makers, especially the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), could be taking more steps towards meaningful progress within patient safety, according to an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The authors of the article—one from the department of health policy and management, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, and the other from Johns Hopkins Medicine—attest that whether meaningful progress has occurred within patient safet...

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HEALTH TECH NEEDS IMPROVEMENT, SENIORS SAY

| April 18, 2016

As telemedicine better enables care at home, it’s critical to understand what seniors think about emerging technology and how they use health and wellness capabilities from devices. From wearable monitors that track activity to sensors that can support a home health aide’s care plan, health and wellness technology is complementing . Not really, according to a recent technology report by Link-age Connect, a research and consultancy firm that conducts market research on the aging population 65+, a...

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