QC News

QC 2018: Building Communities of Practice through Innovation

Our keynote speaker Dr. Sanjeev Arora, MD, FACP, MACP, will share his vision and experience with Project ECHO.

Project ECHO, which stands for Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes, is a disruptive innovation that dramatically improves both capacity and access to specialty care for rural and underserved populations.

Click here for more information and to register.


Decrease in Opioid Prescribing Following Passage of Maine’s New Law

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Maine Cancer Foundation grants QC funding for HPV Vaccination Learning Collaborative

Maine Cancer Foundation is dedicated to reducing the incidence and mortality rate of all cancers in Maine 20% by 2020 by fostering programs that focus on prevention, screening, and access to high quality care for all Mainers.  Maine Cancer Foundation (MCF) granted Maine Quality Counts funding over two years for a HPV Vaccination Learning Collaborative.  The project, led by Jessica Reed, Quality Improvement Manager, will increase HPV vaccination rates focusing on girls and boys ages  11 to 13 years across the state, thus preventing many unnecessary cancer diagnoses down the road.

Click here for more information and/or contact Jessica Reed at jreed@mainequalitycounts.org