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Telligen Wins Quality Innovation Network Award for Iowa, Illinois and Colorado

Telligen, Inc., a leader in population health management solutions, has been awarded the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Quality Innovation Network Quality Improvement Organization contract...

Telligen Announces Acquisition of Colorado Foundation for Medical Care Assets

Telligen, Inc., a leader in population health management solutions, and the Colorado Foundation for Medical Care, a leading non-profit healthcare quality improvement organization.

DIA Conference Materials

Conference materials are now available to download and print.

Medicaid Health Management Program Saves Taxpayers $182 million

Individualized care management for chronically ill Medicaid patients in Oklahoma and helping physicians improve efficiency and apply best practices in care delivery has saved taxpayers nearly $182...

Telligen to Manage Nebraska’s Medicaid Utilization and Quality Management Program

The Nebraska Health and Human Services Division of Medicaid has selected Telligen to operate the Medicaid Utilization and Quality Management Program for the State of Nebraska’s Medicaid non-managed...

CMS Announces New Meaningful Use Timeline

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposed a new timeline for the implementation of meaningful use for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs

Telligen Community Initiative Announces 2014 Grant Award Winners

Telligen supports innovative health and community-related projects across Iowa and Illinois through the Telligen Community Initiative, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

Becker’s Hospital Review Article Showcases Telligen and the SoonerCare Program Successes

Telligen’s population health management program helped produce positive results for the state of Oklahoma Medicaid population.

Telligen’s Population Health Management Program Saves State of Oklahoma $139.2 Million While Improving Quality of Care

Telligen announced today the results of an independent evaluation of the SoonerCare Health Management Program which it administers for the Oklahoma Health Care Authority, the state’s Medicaid agency.

Telligen’s Population Health Management Program Provides Powerful Results for the Oklahoma Health Care Authority

Telligen’s own Lisa Gray and her role as a Nurse Case Manager with the SoonerCare Health Management Program was featured in a recent article published by The Tulsa World newspaper.

Oklahoma Health Care Authority Awards Program to Telligen

The Oklahoma Health Care Authority recently announced the awarding of the SoonerCare Health Management Program to Telligen.

Patient-Centered Medication Safety Event

You are invited to attend the Patient-Centered Medication Safety Event featuring nationally recognized speaker, Dr. Kyle Hultgren.

Telligen Seeking 2014 Grant Applications for Health Programs in Iowa and Illinois

Telligen Community Initiative, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization established by Telligen in 2003, is seeking grant proposals for 2014 programs.

June Security Boot Camp

Register to participate in Security Boot Camp on Monday, June 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Prairie Meadows Conference and Event Center.

Telligen to Provide Health Management Services to Chicago Transit Authority

Telligen was awarded a contract to provide utilization management and case management services for Chicago Transit Authority members beginning May 1, 2013.

Telligen Iowa HIT Regional Extension Center Achieves Meaningful Use Milestone

In December 2012, the Telligen Iowa HIT Regional Extension Center successfully achieved 100 percent of their Milestone 2 goal – 1,200 providers live on a certified electronic health record with active...

Communities Reducing Readmissions

When Medicare patients make an unplanned return to the hospital it delays their recovery, exposes them to infection, costs taxpayers money and consumes healthcare resources.

Telligen Awards $150,000 in Grants to Support Health and Wellness

Telligen’s charitable giving organization, Telligen Community Initiative, awarded $150,000 in grants in 2012 to eight non-profit organizations in Iowa and Illinois for innovative health and...

Improving Patient Outcomes Through Clinical Education

Telligen is proud to part of The Evolution of Anticoagulation Management, a strategic multi-faceted educational initiative designed to prevent and reduce the serious complications associated with...

Dr. Ried Boom named Iowa Family Physician of the Year

Telligen’s own Board of Director’s President, Ried Boom, MD, has been named the 2012-13 Iowa Family Physician of the Year by the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians.

Adult Immunizations Important Role in Health and the Cost of Healthcare

Governor Branstad proclaimed November 2012 as Iowa Adult Immunization Awareness Month. As one of the greatest efforts in public health, immunizations have eradicated or reduced cases of small pox,...

CS2day - Cease Smoking Today

November 15 is the 37th Great American Smokeout, marked by the American Cancer Society, to encourage smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day.

Putting Improvement Into Action

Telligen is hosting a one-day event, Building Strong Communities: Putting improvement into action. Participants will discover innovative ideas, tools and resources to help accelerate quality...

Telligen to Work with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on ACO Initiative

In partnership with Signature Consulting Group, Telligen was awarded a four year contract to build a web-based data collection and quality reporting tool for the Pioneer ACO community, providing...

Telligen to Work with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on ACO Initiative

In partnership with Signature Consulting Group, Telligen was awarded a four year contract to build a web-based data collection and quality reporting tool for the Pioneer ACO community, providing...

Telligen to Continue Work on Measures Authoring Tool Through CMS

Telligen is pleased to announce a recent contract award whereby we will continue our work supporting CMS's Measures Authoring Tool through our 8(a) joint venture Health Care Innovation Services.

Telligen Awarded New Contract by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Telligen is pleased to announce that CMS has awarded them with the Outreach, Education and Communication Support to the Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities and PPS-exempt Cancer Hospitals Quality...

Telligen to Work with Health Resources and Services Administration

Telligen is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Health Resources and Services Administration. Specifically, Telligen will be working with the FLEX Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement...

Historic Public-Private Partnership to Strengthen Primary Care

On August 22, 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that 500 primary care practices in seven regions have been selected to participate in a new partnership between payers from...

Cease Smoking Today Program Success

In 2007, the CS2Day Collaborative was formed by nine organizations with a common goal of decreasing the number of smokers through a variety of clinician education efforts.

Collaboration Leads to Improvements in Clinical World

In the fall of 2011, the Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professionals created a Supplement issue focused on the Cease Smoking Today (CS2Day) initiative and a new approach to addressing...

Telligen partners with Iowa Department of Public Health on TeamSTEPPS™ Training

Telligen in partnership with the Iowa Department of Public Health, Office of Rural health, FLEX Program is hosting a TeamSTEPPS™ Training today. Several Critical Access Hospitals are taking advantage...

SoonerQuit Prenatal Tobacco Cessation Initiative

The SoonerQuit Prenatal Tobacco Cessation Initiative is a collaboration between The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust, The Oklahoma Health Care Authority and Telligen. The goal of this initiative is...

Telligen’s Health Management Program Saves Medicaid Dollars

Telligen announced today the results of an independent evaluation of the SoonerCare Health Management Program it operates for the Oklahoma Health Care Authority. The evaluation was performed by the...

Utilizing Health Information Technology in Iowa’s Critical Access Hospitals

Telligen is pleased to receive award of the Utilizing Health Information Technology in Iowa's Critical Access Hospitals’ contract issued by the Iowa Department of Public Health.

8th Annual Iowa e-Health Summit

Date: Wednesday and Thursday, August 8-9, 2012 Place: The Meadows Events and Conference Center, Altoona, Iowa Sponsored by: Telligen, Iowa Medicaid Enterprise and Iowa eHealth Look for more...

IME Medical Director Serves on National Panel

Iowa Medicaid Enterprise Medical Director, Jason Kessler, has been selected to join an expert panel to rate and review quality indicators.

Sharing collaborative designs of tobacco cessation performance improvement CME projects

Performance Improvement Continuing Medical Education (PI CME) provides an important opportunity for CME providers to combine educational and quality health care improvement methodologies.

Evaluation of a collaborative program on smoking cessation Translating outcomes framework into practice

Although evaluating at multiple outcome levels has been proposed for continuing education activities and programs, it is a complex undertaking and is not done routinely, especially in collaborative,...

Developing clinical competencies to assess learning needs and outcomes The experience of the CS2day initiative

Continuing medical education’s transition from an emphasis on dissemination to changing clinical practice has made it increasingly necessary for CME providers to develop effective interorganizational...

Wednesday, February 15 - Million Hearts Campaign - Hosted by the Telligen QIO

Hear from the Telligen QIO as they provide an overview of the national Million Hearts Campaign, an introduction of the Guideline Advantage, and the cardiovascular initiatives underway in Iowa.

Telligen Announces New Hospital Engagement Contract in Illinois

Telligen and one of its quality segments, IFMC, is pleased to announce their participation and collaboration on the Hospital Engagement Contract (HEC) with UHC, formerly known as University...

Telligen Announces New Hospital Engagement Contract in Iowa

The US Department of Health and Human Services recently announced a new program in which hospitals across the country will have new resources and support to make healthcare safer and less costly by...

Webinar - Tips for Overcoming the Gray Areas of Meaningful Use Stage 1 for Safety Net Providers

This webinar provides tips and guidance of how safety net providers, such as health centers, critical access hospitals and rural health clinics can overcome common gray areas of meeting Meaningful Use...

Telligen is collaborating with Mathematica

Telligen is collaborating with Mathematica to help develop new quality benchmarks in ehealth technology.

Telligen’s Health Management Program Saves Medicaid Dollars

Telligen announced today the results of an independent evaluation of the SoonerCare Health Management Program it operates for the Oklahoma Health Care Authority. The evaluation was performed by the...

Direct Messaging

This presentation will focus on how electronic health records can utilize direct messaging technology to exchange critical data between different systems. John Orosco, HIT solutions architect at...

IFMC-IL Announces Major Triumph for Illinois Hospitals and Medicare Patients

Oak Brook, Ill. – October 6, 2011 – IFMC–IL, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for the state of Illinois, has announced that effective October 1, 2011, all Illinois hospitals have met the...

2012 Grant Applications Sought for Health Programs in IA and IL

Telligen Community Initiative, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization established by Telligen (formerly IFMC) in 2003, is seeking grant proposals for 2012 programs that help organizations and citizens in...

IFMC is now known as Telligen

From its beginnings nearly 40 years ago as a Medicare quality improvement organization in Iowa, our company has evolved into a well?diversified organization that helps improve the quality and...

7th Annual e-Health Summit

Mark your calendars! The 7th Annual Iowa e-Health Summit will be held August 11-12, 2011 at The Meadows Events and Conference Center in Altoona, Iowa.

2011 National QIES Technical Conference

The 2011 National QIES Technical Conference was held June 21st – 23rd at the Holiday Inn, Inner Harbor in Baltimore, MD.

Chungath, Mason Complete Executive Health Challenge

Jeff Chungath, CEO, and Peg Mason, Vice President, Health Management, recently completed the Des Moines Business Record’s Executive Health Challenge. The goal of the program was to make individuals...

IFMC Sponsors Wound Assessment Seminar

IFMC is sponsoring free Wound Assessment seminars for hospital and nursing home staff and other clinicians at multiple locations across Iowa from June 14-June 16. Nancy Morgan RN, BSN, MBA, WOCN, WCC,...

IFMC Chief Medical Officer to Present on Patient Safety

Dr. Tim Gutshall, Chief Medical Officer at IFMC, will be a featured speaker for the program, Preventing Unintended Consequences with Electronic Health Records, which is being offered to Iowa hospitals...

IFMC to Manage Minnesota’s Medicaid Utilization Management Program

The Minnesota Department of Human Services has selected IFMC to operate the Medicaid Utilization Management Program for the State of Minnesota. The contract with IFMC, which begins July 1, 2011, is a...

IFMC Announces Medicare Meaningful Use Attestation for an Iowa Critical Access Hospital

Monday, April 18 was the first day that health care providers could attest to meaningful use of electronic health records to earn Medicare EHR incentive payments. IFMC is pleased to announce that one...

IFMC Employee Shares Patient Safety Experience

Kelli Vellinga, RN, BSN and collaboration specialist with IFMC was featured in an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality case study for her work as a TeamSTEPPS® master trainer. She uses her...

IFMC Community Initiative Surpasses One Million Dollars!

What do a 35 year old homeless male with HIV, and a single mom who has been a victim of domestic violence and substance abuse have in common? Both have been helped through IFMC’s Community Initiatives...

IFMC Employees Provided Training on eMeasures with NQF

IFMC employees Julie Bennett, Stan Rankins, Andrew Schmidt and Chad Bennett presented two eMeasures training webinars along with National Quality Forum leadership, targeting the Measure Steward...

IFMC Presents at Pay for Performance Summit

Dr. Jason Kessler, IFMC and Iowa Medicaid Enterprise Medical Director, Dane Pelfrey, IFMC and IME Health Information Technology Coordinator and Marni Bussell, IFMC and IME Clinical Project Manager...

IFMC employees provide training on eMeasures with NQF

The National Quality Forum is conducting two eMeasures Training Webinar's on Thursday February 10. IFMC employees, Julie Bennett, Stan Rankins, Andrew Schmidt and Chad Bennett will be jointly...