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CMS QIO ProgramImproving Nursing Home CultureThe Learning CenterPRiSM by Healthcentric AdvisorsProject ECHOSafe Transitions Best Practice Measures

Healthcare Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization

In November 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year contract to an alliance of three organizations, Healthcentric Advisors, IPRO, and Qlarant to serve as a regional Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) under the recently launched 12th Statement of Work.

IPRO, based in Lake Success, NY, is serving as prime contractor with Healthcentric Advisors serving as a subcontracting member for New England.

Improving Nursing Home Culture: Final Report

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From August 2004 to October 2005, Healthcentric Advisors – previously known as Quality Partners of Rhode Island – ran the Improving Nursing Home Culture (INHC) pilot study. Sponsored by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), this study was created to test a model and methodology for achieving transformational change within nursing homes. Our primary objective was to provide strategies that helped nursing homes create an individualized culture of care. This process would create a higher quality of life, increase satisfaction of resident care and increase retention within the workforce.

The Learning Center

Our online education system, The Learning Center, provides educational materials and resources to all healthcare providers at NO cost.

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PRiSM

PRiSM by Healthcentric Advisors

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Healthcentric Advisors has a long history of health information technology consultation to improve healthcare safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness. We continued this focus by developing digital health solutions that consolidate patient outreach and remote physiological monitoring in one platform, PRiSM by Healthcentric Advisors.

Our platform ensures physicians receive reliable, between-visit information to support the prioritization of clinical action for patients, minimizing alert fatigue and staff burnout.

We're proud to announce Providence Business News selected our digital health solution, PRiSM by Healthcentric Advisors, for the 2021 Innovative Companies Award in the category of Technology.

Project ECHO

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Project ECHO® (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is a movement to de-monopolize knowledge and amplify local capacity that provides best-practice care for underserved people all over the world. The ECHO® model is committed to addressing the needs of the most vulnerable populations by equipping communities with the right knowledge, at the right place, at the right time.

Safe Transitions Best Practice Measures Guides

The Safe Transitions Best Practice Measures are six sets of setting-specific standards that address known gaps in patient activation and communication and establish consistent, expectations for cross-setting care transitions. Each set focuses on one of the health care settings listed below:

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