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New Toolkits Available to Ensure Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes 

New Toolkits Available to Ensure Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes 

 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released two toolkits to help with safety and quality in nursing homes.    Developing a Restful Environment Action Manual (DREAM) Toolkit – Consists of several component, including a nurse handbook, leadership...

CDC WebEx Opportunity: Enhanced Barrier Precautions

CDC WebEx Opportunity: Enhanced Barrier Precautions

Preventing the Spread of Novel or Targeted Multidrug-resistant Organisms (MDROs) in Nursing Homes through Enhanced Barrier Precautions Thursday, October 24, 2019 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. CT The CDC has announced a webinar on Enhanced Barrier Precautions. This program provides...

Invitation – Dementia Care: Supporting Comfort and Resident Preferences

Ongoing Efforts to Combat C. diff in Long-Term Care Settings

Angel Davis [pictured] is a registered nurse and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ subject matter expert for the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program’s long-term care work. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing Quality Innovation...

Nursing Home Quality Measure Composite Score Honor Roll

Nursing Home Quality Measure Composite Score Honor Roll

We are pleased to announce the Nursing Home Quality Measure Composite Score Honor Roll Great Plains QIN wants to recognize nursing homes that have participated in the Great Plains Quality Care Collaborative efforts to improve care and applaud those who received this...

Upcoming Events

Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Webinar - Getting Started
Great Plains Quality Care Coalition Webinar – Getting Started [CANCELED] Please Join Us. Better together!     Learn more about Great Plains Quality Care Coalition (GPQCC). Our team of quality improvement experts will outline the[...]