Past Events

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Jan 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
This event provided the opportunity for peer sharing, trouble shooting and support to improve dementia care in North Dakota.  Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Jan 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Following the DASH Eating Plan Following the DASH Eating Plan (Spanish version) New Year, new you! Get lean in 2017. Do you have a similar New Year’s resolution? Many of our patients may have the[...]
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Great Plains QIN Care Coordination Team held this third in a series of action-oriented learning events to help organizations build capacity for better, safer care and healthier people and communities. Medication Safety Presentation Handout Medication safety contributes to reducing[...]
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm WebEx
Access the Presentation Handout National mobility and alarms expert Sue Ann Guildermann is the speaker for this presentation on reducing falls in nursing homes. Participants will be able to discuss strategies and interventions to prevent[...]
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Presentation Slide Handout Program Description: According to the American Medical Association (AMA), over 36 million people in the United States live with uncontrolled high blood pressure.  During this webinar, representatives from the AMA will introduce[...]
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation Handout   Overview and Purpose: Determining high-impact quality improvement projects will be essential for moving forward with value-based payment programs.  Great Plains Quality Innovation Network staff recognized the need for a data dashboard and[...]
Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Home health agencies will learn how to utilize data sources to identify causes of acute care hospitalization and emergency room utilization as well as process improvement areas to reduce infections related to hospitalization and emergency[...]
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  WebEx Overview and Purpose: For decades, Stanford University has developed, evaluated, and translated into practice self-management programs for English and Spanish-speakers with chronic health problems, as well as for cancer survivors and caregivers. All[...]
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation handout   Nebraska State Immunization Information System (NESIIS) Join this event to learn more about the NESIIS system, which will include a short demo of functionality and identify the statutory authority, data sharing and[...]
Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm State Capitol Building Judicial Wing; Rooms 210 & 212
Co-hosted by the North Dakota Department of Health and Quality Health Associates of North Dakota March 9, 2017 1:00 – 3:30pm State Capitol Building Judicial Wing; Rooms 210 and 212 600 E Boulevard Ave Bismarck,[...]
Mar 14 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Webinar Playback   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[...]
Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation Handout   Overview and Purpose: Colorectal cancer is preventable.  Precancerous polyps must be found and removed completely during a colonoscopy to achieve cancer prevention.  During this Web Ex, Dale Bachwich, MD, will detail the[...]
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Presentation Handout WebEx Recording Overview and Purpose: Joyce Black, PhD, RN, will provide an update on the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel’s (NPUAP) changes in terminology and in the staging system. In addition, Dr. Black[...]
Mar 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Presentation Handout Value-based purchasing programs and their impact on home health agencies will be reviewed. Other topics will include interpreting CASPER data, the importance of accurate documentation of immunizations and steps to improving immunization outcomes.[...]
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network Care Coordination Team for the fourth in this series of action-oriented learning events. This WebEx session will help your organization build capacity for better, safer care and healthier[...]
Mar 28 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Webinar Playback 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. “Where do you rate?” is the second[...]
Apr 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Overview and Purpose: This webinar is a presentation of the MIPS Alternate Payment Models (APMs) and Advanced APMs Overview. This presentation will review what an APM is, the difference between the MIPS APM and an[...]
Apr 11 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
  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[...]
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Presentation Handout Promoting Urinary Continence in LTC 9 Myths of Incontinence in Older Adults Bowel & Bladder Log CNA Continence Quiz Continence Quiz Potential for Bowel & Bladder Training Tool Transient UI Protocol and Assessment[...]
Apr 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
ACH – Transfer Root Cause Analysis Tool Home health agencies will learn how to interpret CASPER data for adverse events, acute care hospitalization and emergency room visits. Additional topics will focus on the QAPI process[...]
Apr 25 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
  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[...]
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Teach-back is a communication method used to help patients understand and remember important information. Successful implementation of teach-back has demonstrated better recall and understanding of procedures by patients as well as improved patient satisfaction, medication[...]
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
During this WebEx, certified content expert, Andrew J. Gess, Director, Public Sector & CDC Sales with Pfizer Vaccines, discussed the importance of immunizations and how they fit within the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and[...]
Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Presentation Handout Overview and Purpose: This session explores competencies necessary for staff to create an optimum dining experience and addresses the advantages of learning new skills to improve communication between all stakeholders. It challenges participants[...]
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Presentation Handout   Overview and Purpose: With the re-baseline of the NHSN health care infections data, proper use of TAP reports is essential for identifying high-impact change areas. In addition, ensuring  correct mapping techniques is critical[...]
May 9 @ 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[...]
May 10 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Hyatt Regency Wichita
Download the Registration BrochureRegister Now The Kansas Foundation for Medical Care, Inc. (KFMC) and Kansas Healthcare Collaborative (KHC) jointly hosted the Ninth Annual Summit on Quality on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency[...]
May 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Care Coordination and Medication Safety Progress within the Great Plains QIN Region Join the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network Care Coordination Team for the fifth in this series of action-oriented learning events. This WebEx session will[...]
May 23 @ 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.[...]
May 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Presentation materials Overview and Purpose: Communication is the lifeline of a well-functioning team. The TeamSTEPPS® Long Term Care Communication Module provides strategies and tools to improve the effectiveness of communication and promote sharing of information.[...]
Jun 6 @ 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.[...]
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Overview: This event provides an opportunity for all Quality Payment Program practices and providers participating in the MIPS program to join our open discussion with any questions or concerns you may have.  Featured Presenters: Great[...]
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm WebEx
WebEx: Sleep Hygiene/Falls – Part II Thursday, June 8, 2017 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. CT 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. MT Presentation Handout Restorative Sleep Vitality Program Checklist Empira’s Reference List for Restorative Sleep Vitality A[...]
Jun 20 @ 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.[...]
Jun 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Presentation Handout Overview and Purpose: Heart failure is a top diagnosis linked to readmissions throughout the seven states that comprise the Great Plains and Lake Superior Quality Innovation Networks. This webinar is the first in a series [...]
Jun 27 @ 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[...]
Jun 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation Handout Medicare has recently instituted an incentive/penalty which makes hospitals accountable for every dollar spent outside of their walls. Hospitals will be evaluating Post-Acute providers even more with expectations of not only decreased readmissions,[...]
Jun 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presentation Handout We will add the WebEx recording when available. This WebEx offers real world experience of success in the Million Hearts® Initiative. The Avera St. Benedict’s clinic staff from Parkston, SD provided insight into[...]
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[...]
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 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 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 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[...]
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 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[...]