Date: February 6, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (February 6, 2017) – OFMQ, an Oklahoma City-based not-for-profit healthcare consulting company, has been awarded a special recognition by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for work to improve healthcare in the state of Oklahoma during 2011-2014. At the annual CMS Quality Conference in December 2016, OFMQ staff accepted this award for their contribution to a nationwide outcome of 87,000 lives saved, 2.1 million fewer patient harms and $19.8 billion in cost savings.
“OFMQ is honored to accept this award from CMS and to share our success with providers and other quality improvement stakeholders in Oklahoma,” said Gregg Koehn, Chief Executive Officer for OFMQ. “Our team worked on reducing adverse drug events, reducing hospital-acquired infections, making care transitions safer, as well as reducing falls and pressure ulcers. We look forward to continuing to serve providers across Oklahoma in meeting their healthcare quality improvement goals.”
OFMQ offers a unique mix of clinical and technical expertise as well as a proven history of effective and innovative healthcare quality improvement services. With expertise in analytics, case review, health information technology, IT consulting, national quality measures, and quality improvement, OFMQ brings solutions and guidance for today’s hot topics in the healthcare community.