The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act Effective Strategies Report to Congress

Retinal Prostheses in the Medicare Population

Project Overview Insight is assessing risks and outcomes associated with retinal prosthetic sight restoration technology in the Medicare population. Retinal prostheses might significantly improve the eyesight of severely visually impaired patients with retina-related vision loss, including macular degeneration. Such improvements might considerably increase health-related quality of life and daily living activities measures for these patients.[...]

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Phase II of a Longitudinal Program Evaluation of HHS Healthcare-Associated Infections National Action Plan

Project Overview In 2009, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) instituted the National Action Plan to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) as a systematic effort to reduce HAIs and associated morbidity, mortality, and costs. Under this contract, Insight expanded on an iterative longitudinal evaluation of the plan, which included quality improvement activities and[...]

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