Great Plains Quality Care Coalition

Better Together.

As the Quality Innovation Network for North Dakota and South Dakota, we aspire to make healthcare in our region the best in the nation.

We are looking for committed nursing homes, hospitals, community leaders, health systems and anyone interested in improving care in your community to join the Great Plains Quality Care Coalition.

  • Partner with an experienced team of quality improvement experts
  • Access to tools, resources and education
  • Connect with healthcare partners in your community to share ideas and best practices
  • Learn how to utilize data to drive improvement

Don’t miss out on this FREE opportunity to be a change maker in YOUR community. Sign up details coming soon! 

Better Together. Great Plains Quality Care Coalition.

Nursing Home Quality News
Training Events
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Start WebEx Playback Health Literacy Month Health Literacy Month is a time for organizations and individuals to promote the importance of understandable health information. This annual, worldwide, awareness-raising event has been going strong ever since 1999 when[...]
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  Featuring Pam Dardess, PHP ~ Hosted by HealthInsight, the QIN-QIO for Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Utah. In partnership with the QIN-QIOs for Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North[...]
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Principles of Pain Assessment and Management in Older Nursing Home Patients Presented in conjunction with HealthInsights Start WebEx Playback Download Presentation Slides   Speaker Information Shaida Talebreza M.D. shaida.talebreza@hsc.utah.edu Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatrics, University[...]
Nov 20 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am
www.cancer.org Spread awareness about the Great American Smokeout and the importance of quitting smoking.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Nov 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
CardioLAN Monthly Meetings The Progressive Cardiovascular Learning & Action Network (CardioLAN) meets online at 2pm (ET) on the third Thursday of each month. These monthly events provide an interactive forum for sharing cardiovascular knowledge and[...]
Nov 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Start WebEx Playback   Download Presentation Slides Download Transcript Overview HHQI CardioLAN Kick-Off meeting. Presented by: HHQI – Home Health Quality improvement www.HomeHealthQuality.org     Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Visit the Nebraska Hospital Association Website to watch this recorded event.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Dec 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  Featuring Pam Dardess, PHP ~ Hosted by HealthInsight, the QIN-QIO for Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Utah. In partnership with the QIN-QIOs for Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North[...]
Dec 7 – Dec 13 all-day
December 7-13 is National Handwashing Awareness Week; a week dedicated to helping people remain healthy one handwash at a time. With a significant increase in preventable hospital-acquired infections (HAI) affecting individuals and their family members, this[...]
Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Start WebEx Playback   Download Presentation Slides Download Transcript Overview HHCAHPS and Cardiovascular Care in the Home Using Data to Improve Patient Experience of Care Objectives At the end of this session, each[...]
Jan 1 @ 2:00 am – 3:00 am
Start WebEx Playback Download Presentation Slides Overview Seasonal Influenza: Best Practices for Preventing and Controlling Influenza in Home Care Objectives At the end of the webinar, the participant will be able to: •Discuss the 2014-2015[...]
Jan 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Pierre Care Transitions Coalition
Meeting is in the 4th floor meeting room in the South building To participate via phone: 877/662-7634 – Passcode: 6315499 Coalition meeting contact information: Linda Penisten at linda.penisten@hcqis.org or call (605) 336-3505.  Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Jan 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Please Note: All events are listed in Central Standard Time Start WebEx Playback     HAI LAN January Meeting Agenda HAI LAN January 2015 SlidesShare this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm NE Council of Governments
To participate via phone: 877/662-7634 – Passcode: 6315499 Coalition meeting contact information: Linda Penisten at linda.penisten@hcqis.org or call (605) 336-3505.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm WebEx
Start WebEx Playback   Download Presentation Slides Learn from a Collaborative in Kentucky With Clostridium Difficile Infections (CDI) nursing home onset costing in excess of $2.2 billion and causing approximately 16,500 deaths annually, it’s no[...]
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Lutheran Social Services - Diamond Room
To participate via phone: 877/662-7634 – Passcode: 6315499 Coalition meeting contact information: Linda Penisten at linda.penisten@hcqis.org or call (605) 336-3505.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Nebraska webex event only
  Start WebEx Playback   WebEx Overview: CIMRO of Nebraska, as part of the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network, invites you to join us for our Learning and Action Network (LAN) WebEx. During this 30-minute[...]
Jan 29 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Brookings Health System - Conference Room D
Please Note: All events are listed in Central Standard Time To participate via phone: 877/662-7634 – Passcode: 6315499 Coalition meeting contact information: Linda Penisten at linda.penisten@hcqis.org or call (605) 336-3505.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Jan 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  Start WebEx Playback WebEx Overview: North Dakota nursing home staff are invited to participate in this 60-minute informative and interactive webinar to learn about the North Dakota Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative. Detailed information will[...]
Feb 1 all-day
        February is designated as National Cancer Prevention Month, which serves as a reminder to Americans to get preventive cancer screenings and learn about the importance of early detection. The month-long observance[...]
Feb 6 all-day
1 in 3 women die of heart disease and stroke each year. Celebrate National Wear Red Day with Go Red For Women on Friday, February 6, 2015 to help save women’s lives. Join the movement[...]
Feb 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Start WebEx Playback   Included below are the agenda and presentation slides for the February 11, 2015 Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Learning and Action Network. SD HAI LAN February 2015 Meeting Agenda SD HAI LAN[...]
Feb 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Start WebEx Playback   Learn from a Minnesota Community-Based Initiative Community Partners Working to Optimize Hospice Use – Handouts WebEx Overview Stratis Health, part of the Lake Superior Quality Innovation Network, led a one-year CMS[...]
Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx
Start WebEx Playback   What is PQRS? When do I report PQRS? Are my EP’s eligible to participate in PQRS? What reporting method should I select? How do I select PQRS measures to report? Join[...]
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  Start WebEx Playback Download Presentation Slides Download Transcript Overview The Health Impact of Tobacco Use & Cessation Presented By Karen S. Hudmon, DrPH, MS, RPh Professor of Public Health Pharmacy Purdue University College of[...]
Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Please Note: All events are listed in Central Standard Time Register Now   In support of American Heart Month join us for an Improving Cardiac Health and Reducing Cardiac Healthcare Disparities Webinar Presentations by: QIN-QIO National[...]
Mar 1 all-day
Colorectal cancer (commonly called colon cancer) is the third most common cancer in men and women in the United States, and the third leading cause of cancer death. But the death rate from this disease[...]
Mar 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Start WebEx Playback   Presenter: Cindy Sun, MSN, RN, COS-C, Lead Cardiovascular Project Coordinator, Home Health Quality Improvement Campaign (HHQI) Overview: Cindy Sun will present information regarding the Home Health Quality Improvement Campaign (HHQI) CardioLAN and cardiovascular registry, evidence-based[...]
Mar 8 – Mar 14 all-day
The theme for 2015 is “United in Safety.” Everyone in the healthcare process plays a role in delivering safe care and by uniting together and sharing that common goal, we can make a difference in[...]
Mar 10 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Please Note: All events are listed in Central Standard Time Description:  During this MLN Connects™ National Provider Call, CMS subject matter experts provide National Partnership updates and an overview of Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI),[...]
Mar 11 @ 8:30 am – 3:45 pm Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center
Please Note: All events are listed in Central Standard Time     Overview and Purpose: The purpose of this learning session is to identify methods to improve the culture of safety by defining “what this is”[...]
Mar 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  GPQCC QAPI 101 Presentation Slides WebEx Overview The Great Plains Quality Care Collaborative will utilize Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) as a data-driven, pro-active approach to provide a solid foundation for quality improvement efforts.[...]
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm Avera St. Mary's Hospital
Please Note: All events are listed in Central Standard Time To participate via phone:  877/662-7634, Passcode 6315499 Coalition meeting contact information:  Linda Penisten at linda.penisten@greatplainsqin.org or call 605/336-3505.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Mar 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am Webex
Start WebEx Playback   Download Presentation Slides Download Case Study Handout Webinar Overview Mechanically ventilated patients are at high risk for developing complications leading to longer duration of mechanical ventilation which increase length of stay,[...]
Mar 16 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Rapid City Regional Hospital, Trautman Room
Please Note: This Event is at 11:30 am, Mountain Standard Time   Call-in number: 1-877-662-7634 Passcode: 6315499 Coalition meeting contact information: Linda Penisten at linda.penisten@hcqis.org or call (605) 336-3505.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Mar 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Start WebEx Playback Overview and Purpose: QAPI is the merger of two approaches to quality—Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement.  When these efforts are blended together, the result can be significant improvements to important outcomes: residents can experience[...]
Mar 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Start WebEx Playback   Download Presentation Slides Overview Recognizing Women at Risk for Developing Coronary Heart Disease Presented By Jean McSweeney, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN Interim Dean, Associate Dean for Research College of[...]
Mar 24 all-day
      American Diabetes Alert Day serves as a “wake-up call” to inform the American public about the seriousness of diabetes. The American Diabetes Association encourages people to join the movement to Stop Diabetes®[...]
Apr 2 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 am
  Start WebEx Playback   Webinar Overview Join us for this 30-minute informational session outlining Quality Health Associates of North Dakota’s Population Health Collaborative. This webinar will focus on: Integrating collaborative components into your clinic’s[...]
Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm ManorCare Health Services
Please Note: All events are listed in Central Standard Time To participate via phone:  877/662-7634, Passcode 6315499 Coalition meeting contact information:  Linda Penisten at linda.penisten@greatplainsqin.org or call 605/336-3505.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Apr 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Start WebEx Playback Meeting Agenda 2015-04-08 NDSD HAI LAN 2015-04-08 Monthly meeting of the North Dakota/South Dakota Healthcare-Associated Infections Learning and Action Network held April 8, 2015.  Discussion on conferring rights within NHSN, reporting plans,[...]
Apr 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Start WebEx Playback Composite Score Calculator (find under “Related Documents”) WebEx Overview Quality Health Associates of North Dakota (QHA), in partnership with the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid[...]
Apr 16 all-day
Despite recent gains in public awareness of the need for advance care planning, studies indicate that most Americans have not exercised their right to make decisions about their healthcare in the event that they cannot[...]
Apr 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Start WebEx Playback   Download PowerPoint Presentation Severe Sepsis ICU Screening and Pathway 2012 Severe Sepsis Non-ICU Screening 2012 Severe Sepsis Screening Tool Audience Administrators, Directors of Nursing, MDS Coordinators, QAPI Team members Overview “Sepsis[...]
Apr 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Start WebEx Playback Session Materials Care Coordination: It Takes A Community Presentation Handouts WebEx Overview Care coordination is a key strategy to improve the effectiveness, safety and efficiency of healthcare delivery. This session will define[...]
Apr 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Start WebEx Playback – Audio Begins at 48s   Download Presentation Slides Follow Up Q&A Overview Learn more about the roles of PTs, OTs, and SLPs when caring for home health patients with[...]
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Lutheran Social Services
Please Note: All events are listed in Central Standard Time To participate via phone:  877/662-7634, Passcode 6315499 Coalition meeting contact information:  Linda Penisten at linda.penisten@greatplainsqin.org or call 605/336-3505.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Start WebEx Playback   PIP Guide 11SOW Presentation Slides CMS QAPI Goal Setting Overview This webinar will serve as the kickoff event and Learning Session 1 of the South Dakota Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative.  This[...]
May 1 – May 29 all-day
High blood pressure (hypertension) is one of the most important risk factors for heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and diabetes complications. Nearly one out of three American adults has high blood pressure. Yet out of[...]
May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Avera St. Mary's Hospital, Cafeteria Conference Room, Ground Floor of South Building
To participate via phone:  1-877-662-7634, passcode 6315499 Coalition meeting contact information:  Linda Penisten, linda.penisten@greatplainsqin.org or 605-336-3505  Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
May 14 all-day Embassy Suites
 TEST EDIT Visit the Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum website for event day details and presentation handouts. Overview CIMRO of Nebraska, part of the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network, held its twelfth annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum at[...]
May 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm WebEx
  Start WebEx Playback   To access a copy of the presentation handout, click here. Speaker Information: Kathie Nichols, BSN, RN, CRRN; Nursing Home Liaison – Stratis Health Kathie Nichols provides leadership for quality improvement[...]
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Start WebEx Playback   Download Presentation Slides Download Transcript Overview Home health agency leaders share their lessons learned while implementing progressive cardiovascular care interventions into their quality improvement strategies. Topics include: Best Practice[...]
May 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
If you have any questions or problems accessing the web portion of this meeting, please call the General Dynamics Information Technology WebEx Helpline at 540-347-7400 x390. Please Note: All events are listed in Central Standard[...]
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm WebEx
Please Note: All events are listed in Central Standard Time   Presentation Handout:  NCC VAE C. Gross 062015 Join the Quality Innovation Network National Coordinating Center (QIN NCC) as we host Centers for Disease Control[...]
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Start WebEx Playback Join Dr. Hae Mi Choe, from the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS), as she shares her experience, insight and the knowledge needed to navigate and lead collaboration among pharmacists, physicians and[...]
Jun 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Rapid City Regional Hospital, Trautman Room
Please Note: This event is listed as 11:30 a.m. Mountain Time   To participate via phone:  877/662-7634, Passcode 6315499  Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Jun 16 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Please Note: All events are listed in Central Standard Time National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care and QAPI Description: During this MLN Connects® National Provider Call, CMS subject matter experts provide updates for the National[...]
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
South Dakota Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative – What’s Your Composite Score Number? Start WebEx Playback Quality Milestones Program Introduction and Step Checklists South Dakota Milestones Success Story Template Milestones PDSA Cycle Template SD NHQCC[...]
Jun 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
To access the presentation slides/handouts, click here. Start WebEx Playback Overview: This presentation is directed to healthcare professionals in the long-term care setting. You are invited to attend to learn more about Nursing Home Quality[...]
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Smart Center
Please Note:  All events are listed in Central Time To participate via phone:  877-662-7634, Passcode 6315499        Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  Start WebEx Playback Promoting Mobility Access Ms. Lundgren’s Promoting Mobility Presentation We invite you to attend this webinar to learn more about the impact immobility/mobility has on the overall health of the elderly. This[...]
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  Start WebEx Playback   Presentation Handout Overview Join the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network (QIN), the Prevention Coordination national campaign and fellow Meaningful Use (MU) colleagues from Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota in[...]
Jul 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Start WebEx Playback Presentation Handout AD8 Dementia Screening Interview Behavior Log This program explores key elements in addressing the needs of individuals with dementia who are experiencing behavioral and affective challenges across the care continuum.[...]
Jul 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  Part 1 - Aspirin as Appropriate & Blood Pressure Control Start WebEx Playback   Download Presentation Slides Download Transcript Overview Next Steps in Progressive Cardiovascular Care – Aspirin as Appropriate & Blood Pressure Control Presented[...]
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Lutheran Social Services
Please Note: All events are listed in Central Standard Time   To participate via phone:  877/662-7634, Passcode 6315499Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Start WebEx Playback   Presentation Handout Overview Join the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network (QIN), the Prevention Coordination national campaign and fellow Meaningful Use (MU) colleagues from Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota in attending[...]
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Start WebEx Playback Presentation Handout WebEx Overview This event will provide an introduction to the care coordination and medication safety Learning and Action Network (LAN). Included will be the patient/family perspective, overview of[...]
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Start WebEx Playback   Presentation Handout   Overview Join the Great Plains Quality Innovation Network (QIN), the Prevention Coordination national campaign and fellow Meaningful Use (MU) colleagues from Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South[...]
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Start WebEx Playback   Overview To explain the results of your individualized TAP report based on your CAUTI TAP Survey Assessment. Please have your facilities’ CAUTI TAP report available during the program. (If you do[...]
Aug 1 all-day
August is National Immunization Awareness Month (#NIAM14). The purpose of this observance is to highlight the importance of immunizations, one of the top 10 public health accomplishments of the 20th Century, according to the Centers[...]
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Please Note: All events are listed in Central Standard Time The QIO Program in Action – National Benefits, Local Support  QIO Program National Learning Series Offers Virtual Training to Healthcare Providers The QIO Program is[...]
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Avera St. Mary's Hospital, 4th Floor Lecture Room
Please Note:  All events are listed in Central Time. To participate via phone:  1-877-662-7634, passcode 6315499Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Aug 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm WebEx
Start WebEx Playback WebEx Overview: The purpose of the presentation was to familiarize participants with the TeamSTEPPS program and some of the tools used to improve teamwork and communication. Objectives: Upon completion of this program,[...]
Aug 13 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Start WebEx Playback   Presentation Handout Purpose: Treating dementia does not warrant a “one size fits all” method. There are many types of dementia resulting in a myriad of behaviors. Dr. Fisher will explore non-pharmacological[...]
Aug 19 @ 8:00 am – 4:15 pm Ramada Plaza Suites
Presentations Medication Safety Healthcare Payment   Additional Information If you need additional information, feel free to contact Geneal Roth, Communications Coordinator, Quality Health Associates of North Dakota, at 701-852-4231.  Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Sep 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Start WebEx Playback Presentation Handouts Dr. Lisa O’Hara’s PowerPoint Presentation Comprehensive Therapy Specialists Behavioral Health Evaluation Overview CMS has issued a new challenge to reduce antipsychotic utilization in nursing homes by 25 percent by the[...]
Sep 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sepsis Handout/Presentation – Dr. Simpson Start WebEx Playback   Overview Sepsis happens, in hospitals, nursing homes and other settings. Understanding the fundamental principles of recognizing and treating sepsis is equally important across the continuum of[...]
Sep 14 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Rapid City Regional Hospital, Trautman Room
Please Note: This event is 11:30 a.m. Mountain Time or 12:30 Central Standard   To participate via phone:  877/662-7634, Passcode 6315499Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Sep 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Start WebEx Playback Dr. Palmer’s Presentation WebEx Objectives To provide updated knowledge related to diabetic patient management in primary care as they relate to the new Standards of Practice To provide a review of medical[...]
Sep 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Play YouTube Video Download Presentation Slides Overview Cardiovascular QI Program Integration Please join the HHQI team as we welcome Brenda Smith, Administrator of Southland Home Health in Phoenix, Arizona. Brenda will describe the[...]
Oct 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Start WebEx Playback Objectives Describe how the use of coaching techniques can enhance communication and strengthen relationships in the workplace Discuss strategies for using coaching tools Target Audience This presentation is directed to all healthcare settings[...]
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
EHR Incentive Programs Final Rule Presentation on CMS Website CMS has added the presentation and recording from the October 8th webinar titled, ”EHR Incentive Programs Final Rule Overview and What You Need to Know for 2015,”[...]
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In August, the national Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program launched a learning series focused on healthcare quality improvement. The series, titled “Sharing Knowledge, Improving Health Care,” features training sessions led by recognized experts and thought[...]
Nov 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  Meaningful Use Presentation Handout The NCC invited QIN-QIOs and participating providers to a discussion delving into the new rule on Meaningful Use of electronic health records recently released by the Centers for Medicare &[...]
Nov 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am WebEx
Start WebEx Playback   Presentation handout Overview Vaccination rates for children have steadily risen well over 90 percent the past few years, but the rates for older adults getting flu, pneumonia, tetanus or shingles shots[...]
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  Start WebEx Playback   Webinar Objectives This webinar will be a discussion on strategies to engage community-based programs to support advance care planning. Learn about the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) The Conversation Project[...]
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
All too often patients do not receive the care they wish for as they approach their last days or in medical emergencies. Having conversations about these situations is difficult, but it is critical that these[...]
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Start WebEx Playback Download Presentation Discuss the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) healthcare personnel vaccination entry, review measures CAH are reporting for MBQIP and/or for purposes of Hospital Compare, share tools/resources and have open discussion on other[...]
Dec 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Virtual Meeting
Meaningful Use Virtual Office Hour For Eligible Professionals and Eligible Hospitals Start WebEx Playback Presentation Handout Questions and Answers This is a recording of the Meaningful Use Virtual Office Hours webinar held on December 15,[...]
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In August, the national Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Program launched a learning series focused on healthcare quality improvement. The series, titled “Sharing Knowledge, Improving Health Care,” features training sessions led by recognized experts and thought[...]
Jan 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Hosted by Lynn Barr from the National Rural ACO. Webinar: Rural Practice Transformation: Getting Ready for Value-Based Payments_Hosted by Lynn Barr from National Rural ACO on Vimeo.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedIn
Jan 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Start WebEx Playback   Download Presentation Handouts Objectives: Review updates and best practices for SSI prevention from various guidelines Highlight practical recommendations from SHEA Compendium of Strategies to guide acute care hospitals in implementing and[...]
Jan 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Download Presentation Purpose: CMS and long-term care providers have never considered sleep as an integral part of the plan of care and services provided for the resident. This Restorative Sleep Vitality Program (RSVP) is a[...]
Jan 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network/Quality Health Associates of North Dakota invites you to attend the webinar “North Dakota Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative: Where Are We Now?” Start WebEx Playback   Webinar Description Join[...]
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Please Note: All events are listed in Central Standard Time   Register Now Medication Safety Campaign Virtual Event Is Patient Self-management a Key to Improved Patient Outcomes, Increased Medication Adherence and Reduced Adverse Drug Events?[...]
Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Please Note: All events are listed in Central Standard Time Join the next National Learning & Action Network (LAN) Call, Trends in Person and Family Engagement. This session in the Sharing Knowledge, Improving Health Care[...]
Feb 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Please Note: All events are listed in Central Standard Time   Dr. Wright will provide a brief overview of the Million Hearts® (MH) initiative as well as a progress report regarding the accomplishments to date.[...]
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm WebEx
Start WebEx Playback   The ability to develop, test and implement change is essential for any individual, group or organization that wants to improve.  One way to implement change is to utilize the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA)[...]
Feb 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm WebEx
Great Plains Quality Innovation Network CAUTI Collaborative Hot Topic Call Join your colleagues from across Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. This WebEx will spotlight how a Kansas hospital dramatically reduced their urinary catheter[...]
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