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Mar 09, 2009, 12:08 ET IPRO Alerts New Yorkers to 'Silent' Killer; Chronic Kidney Disease Doubling Every Ten Years

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), which affects 20 million people, is now the ninth leading cause of death in the U.S. and it is growing at a steady...


Aug 11, 2008, 01:00 ET IPRO Wins Award in 2008 National Mature Media Awards Program

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IPRO is a winner in the 17th Annual National Mature Media Awards Program. The program,...


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,...