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08 August 2016
The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has named AQAF CEO Wesley Smith, MD, and Liz Prosch, Vice President of Quality, to the board of examiners for the 2016 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest honor for organizational innovation and performance excellence.
11 May 2016
Alabama Quality Assurance Foundation (AQAF), a Birmingham, Alabama,-based private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health and health care in Alabama, is entering into a strategic alliance with Information & Quality Healthcare (IQH), based in Ridgeland, Mississippi.
04 April 2016
Alabama Quality Assurance Foundation (AQAF) has received a new $18.5 million grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to test whether a new payment model for nursing facilities and practitioners will further reduce avoidable hospitalizations.
07 October 2015
15 September 2015
AQAF will be working on a four-year contract to improve the identification of behavioral health conditions among Medicare beneficiaries in primary care and care transitions settings.
03 September 2015
In observance of Healthy Aging Month the latest issue of QIO News focuses on how healthy lifestyles and preventive care contribute to healthy aging and enhanced quality of life.
25 August 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded additional funding to AQAF for its Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents.
18 August 2015
05 August 2015
One of the keys to long-term good health is taking appropriate preventive measures.
28 July 2015
AQAF CEO Dr. Wes Smith and AQAF Vice President of Quality Liz Prosch named to the Board of Examiners for the 2015 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.