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Oct 02, 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...


Sep 18, 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...


Aug 06, 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...


Apr 13, 2009, 16:48 ET Improved Care for Kidney Patients Reduces Medicare Costs and Saves Taxpayers Money

The cost to Medicare for managing chronic kidney disease (CKD) is high; however, IPRO is urging health care providers in New York to work together...


Apr 09, 2009, 14:48 ET IPRO Honors Upper Capital Region Health Care Providers

IPRO is honoring a select group of health care providers in the Upper Capital Region who have signed on to a three-year project aimed at making...


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...