Past Events

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Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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 communities will be shared about the[...]
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 seem[...]
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[...]
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
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 treatment guidelines[...]
Feb 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Presentation Handout Every two minutes someone dies from sepsis in the United States. Eighty percent of sepsis begins outside the hospital. The elderly, as well as patients with chronic conditions, are at significant risk[...]
Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Presentation handout 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[...]
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx Virtual Training
Transcript of Recording Presentation Handout Questions and Answers   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[...]
Feb 6 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
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 treatment guidelines[...]
Jan 30 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx Virtual Training
    Presentation Handout WebEx Q&A by Dr. Ashraf   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[...]
Jan 29 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
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 more. Target[...]
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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 modules on[...]
Jan 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm WebEx
  Download WebEx Recording Download PDF of slide handouts Sepsis Matters   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[...]
Jan 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Presentation Handout This is Part 1 of a 2 part series. View the second event here: Implementation of the Infection Prevention and Control Plan: Part 2 By attending this WebEx, participants will improve their knowledge[...]
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 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Access the presentation recording Access the presentation slides/handout Overview: Join us for this exciting webinar that will provide an overview of Patient and Family Engagement (PFE) strategies for engaging patients and families as part of[...]
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[...]