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“RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Octo Consulting Group (Octo), an award-winning provider of technology and digital services to the federal government, today announced that it has been awarded a five year $10 million blanket purchase agreement (BPA) by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to maintain and enhance its Quality and Safety Review System (QSRS).

AHRQ is the lead Federal agency charged with improving the safety and quality of America’s health care system by developing the knowledge, tools, and data needed to help health care professionals, policy makers and patients make informed health decisions. As the digital world rapidly transforms the health care landscape, QSRS was created to provide national data on patient safety and adverse events, using a software tool designed to be used by local hospitals and health systems to identify and measure adverse events in support of patient safety improvements.

AHRQ is currently piloting QSRS with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Clinical Data Abstraction Center, Johns…” Read the full press release here.

Source: Business Wire, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Selects Octo to Manage and Enhance Crucial Patient Safety Data Collection and Analysis Platform

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