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Great Plains QIN Webinar: Building Bridges and Enhancing Care Together: Leveraging Partnerships for Improved Services to Native American Patients | January 23, 2024 

January 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST


This presentation explored the unique aspects of healthcare delivery for patients receiving care through Indian Health Service and Tribal Healthcare organizations, including federal policy, referral mechanisms and reimbursement structures as well as legal and regulatory considerations. We will examine the potential for partnerships between private sector and Indian Health Service/Tribal Healthcare organizations and discuss how these partnerships can contribute to positive experiences and improved health outcomes for patients.

January 23, 2024 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. CT



As a result of attending, participants will be better able to:

  • Understand the distinctive aspects of healthcare delivery within Indian Health Service and Tribal Healthcare organizations.
  • Recognize opportunities for relationship building and collaboration to address healthcare gaps and improve outcomes for Native American patients

Webinar Speaker:

Tasha Peltier, MPH, CPH
Quality Health Associates of North Dakota
Great Plains Quality Innovation Network

Tasha PeltierTasha Peltier is Hunkpapa Lakota and a citizen of the Standing Rock Nation. In 2016 she received a Master’s degree in Public Health with a specialization in American Indian Public Health from North Dakota State University. She currently serves as a Quality Improvement Specialist with Quality Health Associates of North Dakota (QHA), which is part of the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network and has been working in Healthcare Quality Improvement since 2015, particularly focusing on reducing disparities in diabetes care, improving colorectal cancer screening rates, and improving the quality of care provided with Indian Health Service (IHS) Hospitals in ND.