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Queens-Long Island Renal Institute earns Quality Recognition Awards
The Institute was recognized for its excellence in best practices
New Hyde Park, NY, August 22,
2019 – The Queens-Long Island
Renal Institute (QLIRI) at Parker
Jewish Institute for Health Care and
Rehabilitation was recently honored with
two quality recognition awards, by Island
Peer Review Organization End-Stage
Renal Disease Network of New York.
These prestigious awards represent
programs from across the state that
demonstrate excellence in best
practices in response to a public
“The QLIRI team accomplished this
wonderful goal, very diligently, to help
support patient care,” said Michael N.
Rosenblut, QLIRI’s President and CEO.
QLIRI earned the “Recognition of
Excellence in Medication Management
Initiative: CMS Emerging Success
Story,” for its education programs
and awareness campaigns to support
medication management, opioid
misuse counseling, and substance
abuse screenings. These initiatives
were identified as best practice
strategies in opioid-misuse prevention
and treatment as well as supporting
safe and effective pain management,
according to the network.
QLIRI was also awarded the
“Recognition of Achievement in the
ESRD Quality Incentive Program
(QIP) Arteriovenous Fistula (AVF)/
Graft (AVG) 2018 Performance
Score,” having achieved the highest
rating, 10 points, in this category,
according to the network.
These awards are just some of
the recent recognitions earned by
Queens-Long Island Renal Institute.
The organization also received the
prestigious 5-Diamond Patient Safety
Program. This award is given only to
those dialysis facilities that meet
precise criteria. These standards
include building specific staff and
patient awareness of defined patient
safety areas, promoting patient
safety values, and fostering a culture
of patient safety after completing a
series of learning modules.
Contact: Lina Scacco, (718) 289-2212
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