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Quality Insights of Pennsylvania Featured as Community Health Data Base Spotlight Agency, March 2004.
Monday. March 1, 2004

Quality Insights of Pennsylvania is the Medicare quality improvement organization for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Quality Insights strives to protect the rights and improve the health of Pennsylvanians with Medicare. Collaborative projects are designed to deliver quality improvement across the health care continuum through the implementation of improved processes and free patient education material. Collaborative projects include:

  • Hospitals – focusing on improving care in the treatment of heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, community acquired pneumonia, and surgical infection prevention. 
  • Nursing Homes – focusing on improving care in the treatment of pressure ulcers, pain management, and assistance with daily living (ADLs).
  • Home Health – focusing on the implementation of the Outcomes Based Quality Improvement (OBQI) system.
  • Physician Office – focusing on the implementation of process improvement tools and patient education materials designed to help increase the number of patients receiving adult immunizations, mammograms, and proper diabetes monitoring services.
  • Managed Care – focusing on working with them on their Quality Improvement System for Managed Care efforts.

Quality Insights of Pennsylvania has three offices in Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, and Wayne, Pa. Please contact Quality Insights at toll-free at 877.346.6180, or visit the web site at