On Dec. 12, 2016, the Department of
Health and Human Services (HHS) released a report showing a 21% decline in hospital-acquired conditions (HACs) between 2010 and 2015. As a
an estimated 125,000 fewer patients died in the hospital, and more
than $28 billion in cost savings was achieved.
The conference featured nine social media ambassadors representing CMS, QIN-QIOs, the BFCC-NCC and community partners. Tweets by the social media ambassadors garnered a total of 5,172 engagements.