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organizational structure

The activities of Quality Insights Renal Network 5 are under the supervision of the Quality Insights Board of Directors. The Medical Review Board (MRB) oversees Quality Insights Renal Network 5's quality improvement activities. The MRB identifies Network-wide and facility-specific opportunities for improvement through routine monitoring of data profiles and pattern analysis. The Patient and Family Advisory Council, made up of patient representatives from all geographic areas and dialysis modalities within Network 5, serves to keep Network staff abreast of current patient issues and provide a patient perspective for Network projects and tasks.

Quality Insights Renal Network 5 maintains a Network Coordinating Council that meets the statutory requirements of Section 1881(c) of the Social Security Act.  The Council consists of representatives from Medicare-certified ESRD facilities and is respon­sible for providing advice and assistance to the Medical Review Board.