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WebEx: New Sepsis Intervention Initiative in Home Care and Beyond

WebEx: New Sepsis Intervention Initiative in Home Care and Beyond

WebEx Opportunity: New Sepsis Intervention Initiative in Home Care and Beyond December 12 at 1:00 p.m. CT This session will present the development of the Home Care Association of New York State (HCA) Home Care Sepsis Initiative and Tool. Feedback and lessons learned...

CDC Announces New Sepsis Resources

CDC Announces New Sepsis Resources

Get Ahead of Sepsis has released new materials to help patients and healthcare professionals act fast if sepsis is suspected, including: 1. Conversation Starter for Patients: Questions and answers to use with your doctor or nurse 2. Pocket Guides for Healthcare...

Special Funding: Reducing Sepsis Harm and Death

Special Funding: Reducing Sepsis Harm and Death

Great Plains Quality Innovation Network Awarded Contract to Reduce Sepsis Harm and Death Sepsis is a life-threatening complication of an infectious process that without rapid diagnosis and treatment can quickly progress to tissue damage, organ failure and death. The...

Get Ahead of Sepsis. Time Matters.

Get Ahead of Sepsis. Time Matters.

September is Sepsis Awareness Month On August 31, the CDC launched Get Ahead of Sepsis, an educational initiative that emphasizes the importance of sepsis early recognition and timely treatment, as well as the importance of preventing infections that could lead to...

Sepsis Awareness Month. Show Your Support.

Sepsis Awareness Month. Show Your Support.

The CDC’s recent Vital Signs report found that 7 in 10 patients with sepsis had recently interacted with healthcare providers or had chronic diseases requiring frequent medical care. These healthcare encounters can be opportunities for healthcare providers to prevent,...

You Are Invited: Driving Safer Care WebEx

You Are Invited: Driving Safer Care WebEx

Driving Safer Care: Upcoming Virtual Training for Healthcare Providers The Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program will be holding the next installment of its free “Sharing Knowledge, Improving Health Care“ learning series for healthcare providers on Tuesday,...

CMS Awards Partnership Driven Special Innovation Projects

  CMS Awards 16 Partnership-Driven Special Innovation Projects to Close the Gap between Best Practice & Common Practice Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it has taken another step toward ensuring that beneficiaries receive...

Surviving Sepsis….A Patient Perspective and WebEx Opportunity

CDC’s Safe Healthcare Blog: A Healthcare Risk Manager Shares Her Advice after Personally Surviving Sepsis On CDC’s Safe Healthcare Blog, Pamela L. Popp, sepsis survivor and healthcare risk manager, shares her advice on how to implement a sepsis initiative.  While...

September is Sepsis Awareness Month

The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network would like to invite you to a one hour program on Thursday, September 10 titled: Severe Sepsis Across the Continuum of Care. The presenter is Dr. Steven Simpson, a Professor of Medicine and Acting Director of the Division of...

Upcoming Events

Jun 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:40 pm Embassy Suites Hotel & Convention Center - LaVista
  Submit a Presentation   Great Plains Quality Innovation Network – Nebraska seeks your participation during the 15th annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum. The key to healthcare success is for individuals and organizations within a community to[...]
Mar 7 @ 8:30 am – 3:45 pm Younes Conference Center
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. CT Younes Conference Center, Kearney, NE Register Now   Attend this free event to learn more about the ever-changing landscape of the healthcare environment; we will[...]
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Register Now One of the multitude of contributing factors to the opioid epidemic is highly variable pain treatment practices between healthcare providers. Efforts are being made nationally and at organizational levels to provide more consistent[...]
Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  Presentation Overview Join this exciting webinar, where nursing home leaders share strategies to boost staff empowerment, increase ownership and accountability, engage staff in quality improvement and promote retention of quality staff. Discover how staff[...]
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx Virtual Training
Register Now   All Quality Payment Program (QPP) practices and providers, participating in the MIPS program, are invited to join our Office Hour call. Office Hours is an open discussion format for participants to seek[...]
Feb 6 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Register Now One of the multitude of contributing factors to the opioid epidemic is highly variable pain treatment practices between healthcare providers. Efforts are being made nationally and at organizational levels to provide more consistent[...]
Jan 30 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx Virtual Training
Register Now   Join staff from Great Plains Quality Innovation Network as we host our Community Antibiotic Stewardship Hot Topic: Urinary Tract Infections in Post-Acute Patients and Long-Term Care Residents. During this call, there will[...]
Jan 29 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Register Now Nonpharmacologic therapies have become a vital part of managing chronic pain. This webinar will focus on the non-pharmacologic options available including mindfulness and meditation, yoga and exercise, anti-inflammatory foods, emotional triggers, sleep and[...]
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register Now Join experts from the American Medical Association (AMA) to learn how AMA’s extensive, evidence-based resources can lead to better health, better care and lower costs. The AMA has put together 50 free online[...]
Jan 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm WebEx
Sepsis Matters!! Early Recognition and Management for Nursing Home and Home Health Providers  This event will provide knowledge on why early recognition and management of sepsis are important and how to accomplish it. Presenter: Teresa[...]
Jan 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  Register Now By attending this WebEx, participants will improve their knowledge of the components of an infection prevention program, including but not limited to risk assessment, surveillance, data collection and reporting in the home[...]
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx Virtual Training
Register Now   All Quality Payment Program (QPP) practices and providers, participating in the MIPS program, are invited to join our Office Hour call. Office Hours is an open discussion format for participants to seek[...]