Great Plains Quality Innovation Network

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Four States

The Great Plains QIN was established to carry out the work of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) program within Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. We offer technical assistance, tailored education, best practices, tools and resources for healthcare organizations and Medicare consumers.

One Commitment

Great Plains QIN aims to achieve better health care, improved health, safer care and lower healthcare costs. Each organization will continue their focus on improving care in conjunction with state partners, while pooling resources and common elements into an organization that can best serve the needs of healthcare providers and Medicare consumers across the region.

Announcement: CMS Quality Award

Announcement: CMS Quality Award

Great Plains Quality Innovation Network Selected as a Recipient of QIN-QIO Task Order I Award under the 12th Statement of Work On November, 8, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded a five-year contract to Great Plains Quality Innovation...

What’s Next: National AIMS and Community Coalitions

What’s Next: National AIMS and Community Coalitions

Our team is eagerly waiting to get started facilitating change and improvement across our region. The Great Plains Quality Care Coalition will be the platform. Individuals receiving care, community leaders and healthcare professionals will be at the table; working...

Diabetes Self-Management Journey to Health

Diabetes Self-Management Journey to Health

  Chronic health conditions are the leading cause of death and disability in the United States. They are also the leading drivers of the nation’s $3.3 trillion in annual healthcare costs. In the United States, one in two adults has a chronic condition and one in...

Reminder: Update Your Address Book [Our Emails are Changing]

Reminder: Update Your Address Book [Our Emails are Changing]

All members of the Great Plains QIN team will have an updated email address using the following format: firstname.lastname@greatplainsqin.org* We will continue to remind you of this change in the coming weeks. Thank you for your assistance! *Our e-mail addresses are...

Healthcare Quality Week 2019 – We Celebrate You!

Healthcare Quality Week 2019 – We Celebrate You!

Healthcare Quality Week (HQW), brought to you by National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), is the week dedicated to celebrating the contributions professionals have made to improve healthcare quality. It also gives us an opportunity to bring greater...

Time To Update Your Address Book: Our Emails Are Changing

Time To Update Your Address Book: Our Emails Are Changing

Please update your address book. Our emails are changing. All members of the Great Plains QIN team will have an updated email address using the following format: firstname.lastname@greatplainsqin.org* We will continue to remind you of this change in the coming weeks....

Reminder: October 26: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Reminder: October 26: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

it is time to start preparing for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day! The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.9 million Americans...

Learning and Action Network

We invite you to join the Great Plains Learning and Action Network (LAN). All LAN partners will be invited to attend educational sessions on a variety of topics, have opportunities to learn from peers throughout the state and region and have access to an abundance of resources and tools. The LAN is a great opportunity to get connected and demonstrate your commitment to quality improvement.