Qualidigm Selected as CMS Awardee of Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractor

This designation allows Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors to bid on Task Orders over the next five years.
WETHERSFIELD, Conn. - June 17, 2019 - PRLog -- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services selected Qualidigm (http://www.qualidigm.org/) as a Prime awardee of the Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractor. This designation will allow NQIICs to bid on Task Orders over the next five years. As a Prime NQIIC awardee partnering with other Quality Improvement contractors under the new CMS Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract mechanism to support quality improvement efforts, each NQIIC may serve as:

·        Quality Improvement Experts

·        Facilitators/change agents for healthcare transformation by achieving bold aims at a high value

·        Innovators of quality improvement

As a NQIIC awardee, Qualidigm has demonstrated healthcare quality improvement expertise. Services supported by some of the NQIIC awardees may include:

·       Provide direct technical assistance in specific areas of healthcare quality improvement (e.g., patient safety, opioid misuse, nursing home quality, etc.)

·       Seek and gain commitments from patients, providers and stakeholders to achieve aims

·       Use a Human Centered Design that involves teaming with patient and family members to improve healthcare processes and outcomes.

·       Focused on helping providers and healthcare organizations to achieve quantitative results for improved outcomes, lower costs, better care, less provider burden, greater transparency and more.

·       Supporting a diverse array of organizations and populations, including: rural providers, vulnerable beneficiaries, clinical practices, hospitals, nursing homes, dialysis facilities and more.

·       Support providers in efficient use of Health Information Technology and interoperability

·       Serve as backbone organizations to form and engage Community Coalitions

·       Convene and support Learning and Action Networks (LANs)

About Qualidigm:

Qualidigm (http://www.qualidigm.org/) is a national, mission-driven, healthcare consulting organization with over 35 years of experience leading healthcare quality improvement programs. In support of the organization's strategic vision of working collaboratively to make New England the healthiest region in the United States (https://www.qualidigm.org/who-we-are/), Qualidigm serves as a partner on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contract in New England and leads the Northern New England Practice Transformation Network (PTN).  With its corporate headquarters in Wethersfield, Conn. and offices in Manchester, Maine; Dover, NH; Barre, VT; and Providence, RI, Qualidigm provides process quality improvement, analytics, evaluation services, learning and diffusion services, project management, and technical assistance services to healthcare providers, healthcare organizations, and communities to promote quality, safety, and value across all care settings.

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