Provider Initiative Project (PIP)

Participating facilities provide MDS assessments to CHSRA in electronic format through a secure internet website. CHSRA provides reports showing comparative results on individual QI/QMs at the facility level and at the individual resident level. CHSRA also provides: (1) QI/QM training, (2) follow-up specific review guides for each QI, (3) general quality improvement information, (4) and a toll-free helpdesk for facilities nationwide.

Project Duration: Completed November 2010

Primary Personnel

Principal Investigator: David Zimmerman
Project Director: Allan Stegemann
Contact Person: Lorraine Roberts

Sponsoring Agency

Individual nursing home facilities


Multiple presentations have been made to such organizations, such as the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging and some of its state affiliates, the American Health Care Association and its affiliates, the American Medical Directors Associations, the National Citizens Coalition for Nursing Home Reform, etc.