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23 Jul, 2014, 14:00 ET IPRO Wins Regional Medicare Quality Innovation Contract

 IPRO has won an historic, five-year award as the Medicare-funded Quality Innovation Network (QIN) contractor for the states of New...


22 May, 2014, 09:30 ET Twenty-Eight Albany-Area Healthcare Organizations Receive 2014 IPRO Quality Awards

Twenty-eight Capital District region healthcare organizations have been named recipients of 2014 IPRO Quality Awards. The awards, given annually by...


13 May, 2014, 09:30 ET Unique New Tool Provides "Snapshot" Of Anticoagulation Management Strategies During Invasive Medical Procedures

A new, free-of-charge tool designed by the Peri-Procedural Task Force of the IPRO-led New York State Anticoagulation Coalition will enable...


09 Dec, 2013, 13:00 ET Care Transition Interventions Led To 20.8% Reduction In Rehospitalizations, According To Study Done In Three New York Communities

Results from IPRO-led Project Presented at IHI Scientific Symposium Evidence-based interventions to improve transitions of care, as part of...


13 Jun, 2013, 17:19 ET Healthcare Providers And Professionals Receive 2013 IPRO Quality Awards

Eighteen individual New York healthcare providers – and three groups of healthcare organizations, totaling an additional 60 awardees -- have...


23 Jan, 2013, 10:00 ET In New JAMA Study, New York Hospitals Show Reduced Readmission Rates

Capital Region Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Home Health Agencies Worked with IPRO in National CMS "Care Transitions" Initiative Hospitals,...


18 Jan, 2013, 09:30 ET IPRO Awarded Three ESRD Network Contracts

IPRO, one of the nation's largest healthcare quality improvement contractors, has been awarded three major federal contracts to oversee the...


15 Jun, 2011, 09:30 ET Fourteen New York Healthcare Providers and Professionals Receive 2011 IPRO Quality Awards for Measurable Improvements in Care

Awards Presented at 27th Annual Meeting Fourteen healthcare organizations from throughout New York State have been named recipients of the 2011...


14 Jun, 2011, 09:30 ET IPRO Executive Named to Healthcare Accreditation Board

IPRO Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Harry M. Feder, MPA, has been named to the Board of Directors of URAC, the nationally...


03 Jan, 2011, 16:21 ET IPRO Appoints Chief Quality Officer, Strategic Planning Lead

Edison A. Machado, Jr., MD, MBA is joining IPRO as Chief Quality Officer and Vice President of Strategic Planning, effective January 24,...


10 Nov, 2010, 09:00 ET NYC Minority Seniors Celebrate, Take Charge of Their Diabetes

Nearly 1,400 have Completed Diabetes Wellness Workshops; Goal is 2,500 In honor of American Diabetes Month, more than 100 Latino and...


10 Nov, 2010, 09:00 ET Adultos mayores en la Ciudad de Nueva York celebran sus logros por manejar su diabetes

En celebración de Noviembre como el Mes Nacional de la Concientización de la Diabetes, más de 100 sénior latinos y...


30 Sep, 2010, 10:28 ET IPRO Earns New Healthcare Accreditation

Reform Law Expands Access to Appeals Procedures IPRO has won accreditation as an Independent Review Organization (IRO) by the nationally...


20 May, 2010, 10:00 ET Seventeen New York Healthcare Providers To Receive IPRO Quality Awards

Organizations and Individuals From Across State Demonstrate "Strong Commitment" to Quality Improvement Seventeen healthcare organizations and...


07 Jan, 2010, 14:19 ET IPRO Chief Medical Officer Wins National Cancer Prevention Award

IPRO Chief Medical Officer Clare B. Bradley, MD, MPH, is the recipient of the American Cancer Society's prestigious St. George National Award for...


24 Nov, 2009, 18:08 ET IPRO Earns Third Consecutive Quality Management Certification

IPRO has achieved its third consecutive ISO certification, an international quality management standard focused on fulfilling customer...


20 Oct, 2009, 13:45 ET IPRO Wins Federal Contract to Support Hospice Oversight

IPRO has been awarded special federal funding to support the assessment and improvement of Medicare-funded hospice services....


02 Oct, 2009, 10:08 ET IPRO Secures Special NY Funding to Coordinate Care for Patients with Diabetes

IPRO has won an important new grant to support a community-based health information technology (HIT) project that will streamline and improve...


18 Sep, 2009, 12:50 ET IPRO Wins Knowledge Transfer/Implementation Federal Contract From AHRQ

IPRO has won a new federal contract to support the dissemination of tools and research findings aimed at improving the quality and safety of health...


06 Aug, 2009, 15:40 ET IPRO Wins Federal Medicaid Integrity Contract

IPRO announced today that it has been awarded a Medicaid Integrity Program (MIP) Task Order by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services...