About the 2016 Qualis Health Idaho Awards of Excellence in Healthcare Quality

Since 2002, Qualis Health has presented the annual Awards of Excellence in Healthcare Quality to outstanding organizations in Idaho and Washington. Winners have demonstrated leadership and innovation in improving healthcare practices, reflecting the very best in healthcare quality improvement. The awards recognize those who demonstrate outcomes to the three broad aims outlined in the National Quality Strategy:

  • Better healthcare (for individuals)
  • Better health (for populations)
  • Reduced costs through improvement

Winners of the 2016 Idaho Awards of Excellence in Healthcare Quality in Idaho are selected by a panel of Idaho expert stakeholders. Awards are presented at the 2016 Idaho Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Conference on April 21, 2015.

Qualis Health is one of the nation’s leading population health management organizations, and a leader in improving care delivery and patient outcomes, working with clients throughout the public and private sector to advance the quality, efficiency and value of healthcare for millions of Americans every day.

In Idaho, Qualis Health serves as the Quality Innovation Network – Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (REC) for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONCHIT), and provides case management and utilization management services to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Division of Medicaid.

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