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Jan 11 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  The Affordable Care Act provides for an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) for Medicare beneficiaries. Join us as WPS-Government Health Administrators (J5 MAC Part B- IA, KS, MO, NE) presents the documentation and billing requirements[...]
Jan 9 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
  Presentation handout 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[...]
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  Heart failure is one of the top diagnoses involved with readmissions throughout the Great Plains and Lake Superior Quality Innovation Networks. This webinar is the sixth in a series to assist communities in this[...]
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  Presentation handout While colorectal cancer is preventable, one in three Americans has not been screened.  During this Learning and Action event, a patient and healthcare professional panel will share insights and tools to engage[...]
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm WevEx Virtual Training
  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 clarification and[...]
Dec 12 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
  Prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) are a valuable tool to improve patient care and coordination and public safety by reducing drug diversion and inappropriate use. This follow-up coaching call provides participants the opportunity to[...]
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  Aromatherapy Presentation Handout Behavior Monitoring Log Chat Question Responses   Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of essential oils extracted from plants. In healthcare settings, safety, staff education and intelligent use of essential oils are[...]
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  Presentation Handouts: Presentation Handout Leadership Team Diagnostic Checklist This event has been approved for 1.0 hour of Continuing Education (nursing) credit through the North Dakota Board of Nursing: Course #1573   During this WebEx,[...]
Nov 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  The Data Is In Presentation Handouts During this WebEx, National Healthcare Safety Network-Clostridium Difficile Initiative project participants will learn how to extract reports from the submitted data. Peg Gilbert will share steps to ensure data[...]
Nov 28 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) are a valuable tool to improve patient care and coordination and public safety by reducing drug diversion and inappropriate use. This event includes PDMP staff from throughout the Great Plains[...]
Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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 clarification and guidance[...]
Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Overview and Purpose: Healthcare providers can recommend the best diabetes education options for each individual when they are aware of the availability and purpose for each program. A panel of diabetes healthcare professionals will provide[...]
Nov 14 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) are a valuable tool to improve patient care and coordination and public safety by reducing drug diversion and inappropriate use. This event includes PDMP staff from throughout the Great Plains[...]
Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation Handout Social media is everywhere and it is constantly evolving. So how does healthcare fit into all of this?   Social media has found its place in healthcare thanks to the important role it[...]
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
This webinar will focus on wound assessments Presentation handout Target Audience: Providers, nurses, practice managers and clinical staff are invited to join this event. Objectives: Upon completion of the WebEx, participants will be able to:[...]
Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Heart failure is a top diagnoses linked to readmissions throughout the Great Plains and Lake Superior Quality Innovation Networks. This webinar is the fifth in a series of webinars to assist communities in this seven-state[...]
Oct 31 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation Handout November 13-19, 2017 is Antibiotic Awareness Week. This observance is a key component of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) efforts to improve antibiotic stewardship in communities, healthcare facilities and on the[...]
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Pharmacotherapy Product Guide Cessation Why I Smoke Test Cessation Fragerstrom Questionnaire Presentation Slides Handout All healthcare providers, especially those with direct patient contact, have a unique opportunity to help tobacco users quit. Tobacco users cite ‘a[...]
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  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 clarification and[...]
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Up to 70 percent of nursing home residents receive an antibiotic during a year and up to 75 percent of antibiotics are prescribed incorrectly.¹ The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized a[...]
Oct 17 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Medication Safety LAN Series An important pillar to reducing abuse of opioids is safe and proper disposal of unused medication.  This coaching call will allow participants to interact with take back experts to ask questions,[...]
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Triple Aim of healthcare improvement historically has not addressed the providers critical role in transforming healthcare. Therefore, there is a new call to emphasize the original three goals plus adding the goal of improving[...]
Oct 10 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Medication Safety LAN Series An important pillar to reducing abuse of opioids is safe and proper disposal of unused medication.  This webinar reviews success approaches at the community and state level to improve access to[...]
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
QAPI Presentation Handout QAPI Plan Template Worksheet QAPI Written Plan How-to Guide Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement (QAPI) is a proactive, data-driven, systems-based approach that prepares nursing homes to provide care with better outcomes—improved quality of life,[...]
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Webinar Playback   Overview and Purpose: The Targeted Assessment for Prevention (TAP) Strategy is a framework for quality improvement developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to use data for action to[...]
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Access Dr. Brook’s Presentation Handout/Slides Overview and Purpose: Explaining colorectal cancer risk factors, screening options and the impact of family history to a patient can be complicated. Watch Dr. Durado Brooks demonstrate his techniques for[...]
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
A Great Plains QIN collaboration with Telligen QPP SURS and the Telligen QIN-QIO. You may have heard about the Final Score for MIPS, but have you ever wondered just how CMS will calculate that score?[...]
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Would you like to earn the highest MIPS score you can achieve for your practice? Are you selecting the right quality measures? Do you know how well you are performing against the CMS benchmarks? Have you[...]
Sep 26 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Medication Safety LAN Series There is no single solution to the opioid epidemic.  It will require a collaborative approach with variety of community partners to address factors such as pain management, treatment, and societal impact.[...]
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Heart failure is one of the top diagnoses involved with readmissions throughout the Great Plains and Lake Superior Quality Innovation Networks. Providing targeted assistance to Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) patients in the home setting after[...]
Sep 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Presentation Handout   Sepsis is a complication caused by the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection. It can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Sepsis is difficult to diagnose. It happens quickly[...]
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Access the recording via the links below: https://youtu.be/yiTJjbzmhu4 (YouTube) https://www.lsqin.org/initiatives/coordination-of-care/ (Lake Superior QIN) Questions of ethics often arise in advance care planning. This session will cover common issues and recommended procedures to avoid problems, as well[...]
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
As the most accessible healthcare professionals, pharmacists are poised to provide immunizations to a large number of people who visit pharmacies each week. The number of adults getting influenza vaccinations in community pharmacies increased from[...]
Aug 29 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Presentation Materials: Access the presentation handout. Join us for this exciting webinar, where nursing home colleagues will learn from their peers about innovative ways to improve residents’ quality of life and reduce the use of[...]
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx
Presentation handout Administering vaccinations correctly is a vital part of the health care professionals role. This WebEx will focus on how to give injections safely, while focusing on the process of vaccine administration, safe handling[...]
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Heart failure is one of the top diagnoses involved with readmissions throughout the Great Plains and Lake Superior Quality Innovation Networks. This webinar is the third in a series of webinars to assist communities in[...]
Aug 10 @ 8:00 am – 4:45 pm Delta by Marriott, Fargo
Register Now Click here to download the brochure. Overview and Purpose: By definition, power is the “ability to act or produce an effect.” Transmitting the power of engagement into each facet of health and healthcare[...]
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm WebEx
To watch the entire Three-Part Series visit the FluFIT/iFOBT Summer School Playlist. This FluFIT/iFOBT three-part series is presented to you by a partnership of the American Cancer Society, Great Plains Quality Innovation Network, Great Plains Tribal[...]
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Heart failure is one of the top diagnoses involved with readmissions throughout the Great Plains and Lake Superior Quality Innovation Networks. This webinar is the second in a series to assist communities in this[...]
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
WebEx Overview: Chronic Pain occurs as a complicated web of emotions and physical symptoms.  The most common way to treat pain is to use opioid medications which actually complicate the course of chronic pain.  For[...]
Jul 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm WebEx
Presentation Handout Overview and Purpose: One of the major reasons for hospitalization in patients with compromised immune systems is pneumonia. With an ever increasing aging population with multiple health problems, we need to teach the[...]
Jul 25 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm WebEx
Overview and Purpose: Key patient-centered care topics will be presented in 15-20 minute webinar segments highlighting provider and clinician perspectives while introducing corresponding resources and tools during the Provider Perspectives on Patient-Centered Care webinar series.[...]
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx
To watch the entire Three-Part Series visit the FluFIT/iFOBT Summer School Playlist. This FluFIT/iFOBT three-part series is presented to you by a partnership of the American Cancer Society, Great Plains Quality Innovation Network, Great Plains Tribal[...]
Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Presentation Handout The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) team at Jefferson Community Health and Life – Gardenside LTC, in Fairbury, Nebraska, implemented Natural Awakening to improve the overall sleep hygiene, health and safety of their residents,[...]
Jul 7 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Presentation Handout Q&A Handout WebEx Overview: Antibiotics save millions of lives each year. However, the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains represents a serious threat to public health and the economy. The Great Plains Quality Innovation[...]