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Solutions for Super Utilizers Needed to Reduce Medical Cost Burden

Solutions for Super Utilizers Needed to Reduce Medical Cost Burden

As year-end approaches, employers and every individual approaching retirement age is carefully considering the impact of rising healthcare costs and insurance premiums. Decisions related to lifestyle, employment and even medication or recommended health treatment are...

Teach-Back: Implementation and Training Strategies [Upcoming WebEx]

Teach-Back: Implementation and Training Strategies [Upcoming WebEx]

The Great Plains QIN is hosting a virtual teach-back training for healthcare professionals who support patients and families throughout the care continuum. Though this training will have a primary care focus, teach-back as a communication technique is applicable to...

What’s on the GPQIN Calendar?

What’s on the GPQIN Calendar?

The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network offers several educational opportunities for healthcare partners. The topics are diverse; there is something for everyone! We hope you are able to join us.

An Estimated 5.7 Million Individuals Are Suffering

An Estimated 5.7 Million Individuals Are Suffering

  Currently there is an estimated 5.7 million individuals suffering from Alzheimer's or another form of dementia; according to the American Alzheimer's Association. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports the number of Americans living with...

CMS Announces 2019 Medicare Parts A and B Premiums and Deductibles

CMS Announces 2019 Medicare Parts A and B Premiums and Deductibles

  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced the 2019 premiums, deductibles and coinsurance amounts for Medicare Parts A and B. “CMS is committed to empowering beneficiaries with the information they need to make informed decisions about...

Community Health Workers Help Those That Need It Most

Community Health Workers Help Those That Need It Most

Community Health Workers (CHWs) are frontline public health workers who have a close understanding of the community they serve. Since CHWs typically reside in the community, they have the unique ability to bring information where it is needed most. They can reach...

Million Hearts Cardiac Rehab Change Packet – Now Available

Million Hearts Cardiac Rehab Change Packet – Now Available

The Million Hearts®/AACVPR Cardiac Rehabilitation Change Package is now live! This Change Package is a compilation of care processes and strategies to improve Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) referral, enrollment and participation and adherence. Strong evidence shows the...

What’s on the GPQIN Calendar?

What’s on the GPQIN Calendar?

The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network offers several educational opportunities for healthcare partners. The topics are diverse; there is something for everyone! We hope you are able to join us.

Upcoming Events

Nov 6 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx
Register Now Presentation materials will be posted prior to the event.   Join us as we discuss the community-wide involvement in antibiotic stewardship that is spreading throughout Huron, SD. Huron, with a population of just[...]
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register Now 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[...]
Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Participation Instructions: Pre-registration is not required. Please join 15 minutes prior to start. https://qualitynet.webex.com/ec Locate the event, click “Join” Enter your name and email Enter the password: ABS(If a dialogue box appears, click run. Set-up takes a[...]
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx
Register Now Presentation materials will be posted prior to the event. Overview and Purpose: The purpose of this WebEx is to help all healthcare providers learn to use teach-back support patients and families throughout the[...]