State Nursing Home Quality Improvement Programs: Site Visit and Synthesis Report. Description of State-Initiated Quality Improvement Programs in Texas


This section includes a description of Texas' quality improvement programs. The following programs were reviewed in detail with those interviewed:

  • Statewide Quality Review
  • Quality Monitoring Program
  • QMWeb/best practice development
  • Quality Reporting System (QRS)
  • Joint Training of Providers and Surveyors
  • Liaison with Providers

The description of those programs is followed by brief mention of two additional programs:

  • DHS Texas Geriatrics Symposium Series
  • The Department of Aging's Ombudsman Restraint Reduction Initiative

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