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Jul 25, 2008, 01:00 ET IPRO Welcomes Back Anthony Shih as Chief Quality Officer, Strategic Planning Lead

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., July 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anthony Shih, M.D., M.P.H., has rejoined IPRO as Chief Quality Officer and Vice President...


Jun 26, 2008, 01:00 ET IPRO Honors 15 Health Professionals and Organizations for Quality Improvement Efforts

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifteen health care practitioners and providers from across New York State are the recipients of...


May 29, 2008, 01:00 ET IPRO Receives Google Advertising Grant

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- IPRO, an independent, not-for-profit organization that evaluates and works to improve the quality of...


Feb 12, 2008, 00:00 ET Milly Quezada, 'Queen of Merengue,' to Launch Partnership to Educate Latino Seniors About Health Care Rights

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Merengue Queen" Milly Quezada will join leaders of health care organizations and senior...


Jan 24, 2008, 00:00 ET IPRO Awarded First-Ever Medicaid Integrity Contract

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IPRO, a New York-based organization that works to improve and evaluate the quality of the...


Dec 18, 2007, 00:00 ET First New York Medicare Quality of Care Complaints 'Report Card' Released

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Asian and Latino seniors in New York file few complaints about their health care...


Nov 28, 2007, 00:00 ET Theodore O. Will to Receive New York Business Group on Health Leadership Award

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Theodore O. Will, Chief Executive Officer of IPRO, will be honored with the New York Business Group...


Nov 19, 2007, 00:00 ET IPRO, NYSDOH Patient Safety Center Take Home 'Best of Web' Honor

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- IPRO and its client, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) Patient Safety Center, have...


Apr 12, 2007, 01:00 ET Majority of State Medicaid Programs Have or Plan to Have 'Pay-for-Performance' Programs, According to Landmark Study

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first published nationwide survey of state Medicaid programs on "pay-for-performance"...


Feb 08, 2007, 00:00 ET IPRO Joins Select Group Receiving 'Empire State Silver' Certification for Quality of Work, Results for Customers

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- IPRO, a New York-based leader in health care quality improvement and evaluation, has joined a small...


Jan 18, 2007, 00:00 ET Health Care Leaders and Home Health Agencies in New York Join National Campaign to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Home health associations and home health agencies in New York have joined IPRO, the state's Medicare...


Oct 23, 2006, 01:00 ET IPRO and eDaptive Systems Partner to Provide IT Development and Security Solutions for Private and Public Sector Organizations

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- IPRO and eDaptive Systems are pleased to announce a strategic alliance that offers IT industry...


Jun 02, 2006, 01:00 ET IPRO Leads Health IT Efforts With Strong Showing in NY for Physicians Adopting Electronic Health Records

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- IPRO, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for New York, has called on physicians to...


Oct 17, 2005, 01:00 ET Less Than Half of N.Y. Female Medicare Beneficiaries Receive Mammograms

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis of mammography usage in New York State found that less than half of female Medicare...


Apr 01, 2005, 00:00 ET New Medicare Web Resource Gives New York Consumers Hospital Quality Information

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- New York hospitals perform well in most measures of care for heart and pneumonia patients, on a...


Feb 21, 2005, 00:00 ET New Study Reveals Need for Change in Surgical Procedures

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- IPRO today announced progress in surgical infection prevention after the Archives of Surgery...


Feb 01, 2005, 00:00 ET New Online Community Aims to Improve New York Health Care Quality

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- "A one-stop tool" is how Lenore Paterno, Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation Services at St. John's...


Nov 23, 2004, 00:00 ET Health Policy Conference to be Webcast

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Webcast of IPRO's 20th Anniversary Health Policy Conference WHEN: Tuesday,...


Aug 25, 2004, 01:00 ET New York Hospitals Take Aim at Surgical Infections; New National Guidelines Point the Way

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- New York hospitals are expected to take a leading role in adopting new national guidelines that...