|Shaun Meyer appointed to CIMRO board|
CIMRO of Nebraska, the Nebraska Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO), recently announced the appointment of Shaun Meyer to its board of directors. Meyer’s three-year term began in May 2010 and will continue through May 2013.
CIMRO of Nebraska works with healthcare providers to improve the quality of care delivered to people with Medicare, including assisting physicians and staff in hospitals, nursing homes, homecare agencies, managed care organizations and physician offices to improve quality through the use of system and process changes.
CIMRO of Nebraska also assists Nebraska healthcare providers implement and use electronic health records.
CIMRO of Nebraska is led by a team of experienced professionals and an 11-member board comprised of physicians, representatives from hospitals, nursing homes, homecare agencies and Medicare consumers. Meyer represents the interests of home health and homecare agencies.
Meyer currently serves as Director of Home Health Services at Perkins County Health Services in Grant.
She is a member of the Nebraska Association of Home and Community Health Agencies and has held several positions within the organization, including Western Region Representative, president-elect and president. She is currently the chair of Government Affairs.
She serves on the Health Care Advisory Committee for Congressman Lee Terry. She has also served on the National Association for Home Care’s Emergency Preparedness Task Force and the Forum of States Executive Committee.
She is also a certified hospice volunteer.
“Meyer provides an in-depth understanding and appreciation of Nebraska healthcare issues. Her experience and knowledge in the home health arena will be an asset to the CIMRO of Nebraska Board and the organization,” said Tina Georgy, RN, MS, CIMRO of Nebraska Chief Executive Officer.
“Throughout its history, the QIO program has been instrumental in advancing national efforts to motivate providers in improving quality and in measuring and improving outcomes of quality. I am excited to be involved and contribute to this program,” stated Meyer.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) administers the QIO program. CIMRO of Nebraska’s mission is to ensure the quality, effectiveness, efficiency and economy of healthcare services provided to Nebraska Medicare beneficiaries. The vision is to make healthcare in Nebraska the nation’s best.