Delmarva Foundation of the District of Columbia (DFDC) is a not-for-profit organization in Washington, DC dedicated to monitoring and improving the quality and delivery of healthcare services. As the federally-designated quality improvement organization (QIO) for the District, DFDC is a contractor to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) working to ensure better patient care, better population health, and lower health care costs through improvement for Medicare beneficiaries.

DFDC works with providers, local organizations, patients, their families, and other stakeholders to spread best healthcare practices and facilitate rapid, large-scale change. We help communities learn from one another and create solutions to improve how care is delivered. We fulfill our mission by providing leadership and consulting services that ensure that care is safe, effective, efficient, equitable, timely, and patient-centered. Learn More

Read more about our current initiatives and the National Quality Strategy.

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