Past Events

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Nov 6 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx
https://greatplainsqin.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Antibiotic-Stewardship-A-Rural-Community’s-Roadmap-to-Collaborative-Communication-and-Action.mp3 Presentation Handout   Join us as we discuss the community-wide involvement in antibiotic stewardship that is spreading throughout Huron, SD. Huron, with a population of just over 13,000, is seeing growing community-wide efforts to[...]
Nov 6 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm WebEx
https://greatplainsqin.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Great-Plains-Teach-Back-Webex-11-6.mp3 Presentation handout Teach-back Quick Start Guide – AHRQ Overview and Purpose: The WebEx will provide practical and specific strategies to incorporate teach-back in the workflow at your clinic, measure effectiveness of teach-back implementation, and[...]
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
All Quality Payment Program (QPP) practices and providers are invited to join our QPP Power Hour Call. This session will be an open discussion format and is an opportune time to seek clarification and guidance[...]
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx
https://greatplainsqin.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Great-Plains-QIN-Teach-Back-Recording10-23.mp3 Teach-Back Presentation Additional Presentation Resources American Heart Association – The Salty Six The 10 Elements of Competence for Using Teach-Back Effectivey AHRQ Teach Back Implementation Start Guide FDA Sodium Food Label Overview and Purpose: The purpose of[...]
Oct 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join us as we explore how healthcare providers in a rural Kansas county work together to ensure that the population is vaccinated for influenza each year.  Presenters will discuss the role the local hospital, primary[...]
Sep 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  Presentation Handout Discharge Timeout Checklist In June 2016, Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, SD, launched a new method of quality improvement that puts frontline staff in the driver’s seat for healthcare reform.[...]
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation Handout Only 20% of people with opioid use disorder receive treatment. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Roadmap to Address the Opioid Epidemic lists expanding access to treatment as a key area[...]
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation Materials As reimbursement transitions to new payment models, many healthcare providers are left wondering how is value-based care different, what programs are available, and which model is right for my practice? This month’s QPP[...]
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation handout WebEx Q&A Learn how a large system practice and rural clinic practice are using Chronic Care Management Programs to better coordinate care, increase communication to providers, reduce unnecessary hospitalizations and ED visits, empower[...]
Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  Presentation Slide Handout   Annually thousands of Americans are hospitalized and even die due to vaccine-preventable diseases.  Healthcare workers care for people at high risk for influenza-related complications so it is especially important for[...]
Aug 29 @ 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[...]
Aug 23 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center
Click here to download the brochure Overview and Purpose: Health and quality of life rely on many community systems and factors, not simply on a well-functioning health and medical care system. Making changes can effectively[...]
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  Presentation Slide Handout   By attending this event, participants will gain additional knowledge about the IMPACT Act and realize how it will help Long-Term Care (LTC) and Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) improve quality of[...]
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  Presentation slide handout Overview and Purpose: Join Peg Gilbert as she reviews the list of top ten common areas for infection prevention improvement and the evidence-based best practices for addressing them.  Participants will be[...]
Aug 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Presentation slide handout During this Great 8 WebEx, staff members from three separate nursing homes in Wisconsin, Iowa and Oregon will share their best practices for pain management and prevention of readmissions. Pre-registration is not[...]
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation/slides Handout Overview and Purpose: During this WebEx recognized international expert and chairman of the Institute on Global Drug Policy, Dr. Eric Voth, will discuss the nationwide opioid epidemic, appropriate prescribing, alternative modalities and Opioid[...]
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation Handout Under the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), there are 4 performance categories that affect future Medicare payments. Each performance category is scored by itself and has a specific weight that is part of[...]
Jul 25 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Presentation Handout Improving care for people with multiple chronic conditions that are often complicated by patients’ limited ability to care for themselves independently and by their complex social needs will help improve the performance of[...]
Jul 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Presentation handout Overview and Purpose: Speakers will share insights and knowledge on trauma-informed care in nursing homes. Along with providing information and resources, approaches to care for individuals with a history of trauma will be explained.[...]
Jul 24 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
  Presentation/Slides Handout Join us as we welcome Johnathan Reeves from the Great Plains QIN, for a cross setting webinar focused on using your quality improvement program to fully utilize antibiotic stewardship efforts.   Target[...]
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Presentation Handout Advance Care Planning Resources This webinar will feature a review of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) framework for improving end-of-life care which includes five “bite-sized” practical principles. Stories from several organizations and[...]
Jul 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Presentation Slides Handout By attending this WebEx, you will learn the epidemiology of C. difficile, Norovirus and MRSA, gain knowledge of diagnostic strategies for these infections and understand how to prevent transition of these infections. Target Audience:   Nurses, caregivers[...]
Jul 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation Slides Handout The CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain recommend tapering opioids when benefits do not outweigh harms of continued therapy. Tapering opioids can be challenging and a difficult process for patients.[...]
Jun 27 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Presentation Handout Improving care for people with multiple chronic conditions that are often complicated by patients’ limited ability to care for themselves independently and by their complex social needs will help improve the performance of[...]
Jun 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  Presentation/Slides Handout To view the recorded event, please complete the following form.  Additionally, if you would like assistance with the Quality Payment Program, please visit our QPP Service Center. Notice: JavaScript is required for this[...]
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Presentation/Slides Handout Access the WebEx Recording Overview and Purpose: Join us as we welcome Dr. Sarah Kabbani from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for this timely webinar focused on antibiotic stewardship programs[...]
Jun 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:40 pm Embassy Suites Hotel & Convention Center - LaVista
Thank you for attending the 15th annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum. The key to healthcare success is for individuals and organizations within a community to recognize the need and value in working together to solve[...]
May 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Presentation/Slide Handout Resident interview questions for continence shared by Kendra Roloff: Are you having problems with your bladder Do you ever lose urine when you don’t want to Do you ever leak urine when you[...]
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  Presentation/Slides Handout Learn the recommended techniques for taking blood pressure (BP) Evaluation of blood pressure is essential in assessing cardiovascular health. As a standard part of many physicians’ office workflows, measuring blood pressure may[...]
May 24 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation/Slide Handout   Naloxone is a safe medication that can prevent opioid deaths. This webinar will improve participants’ understanding of the role of naloxone in preventing opioid overdose related death, identification of individuals who may[...]
May 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Under the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), there are 4 performance categories that affect future Medicare payments. Each performance category is scored by itself and has a specific weight that is part of the MIPS[...]
May 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Presentation/Slides Handout Participation Instructions: Pre-registration is not required. Please join 15 minutes prior to start. https://qualitynet.webex.com Locate the event, click “Join” Enter your name and email Enter the password: QAPI(If a dialogue box appears, click run. Set-up[...]
May 4 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Hyatt Regency Wichita
Download the Registration Brochure The Kansas Foundation for Medical Care, Inc., and The Kansas Healthcare Collaborative jointly hosted the Tenth Annual Summit on Qualityon Friday, May 4 at the Hyatt Regency Wichita. The program was[...]
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Presentation/Slides Handout Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Department of Defense (DoD) have developed TeamSTEPPS, a teamwork system that offers a powerful solution to improving collaboration and communication. Teamwork has been found[...]
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Presentation/Slide Handouts Recordings and Presentations Provided by Telligen Overview and Purpose: Please join us for this national webinar on the Immunization Champions, Advocates & Mentors Program (ICAMP) presented by The Gerontological Society of America (GSA).[...]
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
All Quality Payment Program (QPP) practices and providers participating in the MIPS program were invited to join our Power Hour webinar. Great Plains QIN QPP Power Hour is an open discussion format for participants to[...]
Apr 24 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation Slide Handout Antibiograms are important tools for healthcare professionals to classify types of bacteria found in cultures, to identify patterns of antibiotic susceptibility in those bacteria, and to track changes in antibiotic susceptibility over[...]
Apr 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Presentation Handout PDF This is Part 2 of a 2 part series. View the first event here: Developing An Infection Control Plan in the Home Environment This program relayed the next step in implementation of an infection[...]
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Presentation/Slide Handout Early Recognition and Management of Sepis for Post-acute Settings (MPRO) Sepsis is one of the top diagnoses involved with readmissions throughout the Great Plains and Lake Superior Quality Innovation Networks. This webinar is[...]
Apr 10 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
This webinar will review acute pain and chronic pain guidance and will discuss how to use a pain guidance document in practice. Differentiation of pain treatment recommendations as they relate to patient populations will be[...]
Mar 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation/Slide Handout   On January 1, Nebraska became the first state to require pharmacists and pharmacies to report all dispensed prescriptions daily to the state’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), not just controlled substances. PDMPs are a[...]
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx
Access the recording and presentation for this WebEx here. Every day, more than 90 Americans die after overdosing on opioids. The misuse of and addiction to opioids is an ongoing and rapidly evolving public health[...]
Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Due to technical difficulties the video of this training event is unavailable.  You can listen to the audio and download the presentation below. https://greatplainsqin.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/NETO-3-21-18-1.mp3   Presentation/Slides Handout NETO 3-21-18 Transcript The Nebraska Emergency Treatment Orders[...]
Mar 13 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
This webinar highlighted the development of a Pain Guidance Task Force in Nebraska. Presenters discussed composition of the task force and utilization of CDC’s guidelines on opioid prescribing to compile the Nebraska Pain Guidance Document[...]
Mar 7 @ 8:30 am – 3:45 pm Holiday Inn Conference Center
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. CT Holiday Inn Conference Center, Kearney, NE Attend this free event to learn more about the ever-changing landscape of the healthcare environment; we will look ahead at[...]