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Rising Stroke Impact at Younger Ages: Blood Pressure Impacts Risk

Rising Stroke Impact at Younger Ages: Blood Pressure Impacts Risk

Strokes are happening at younger ages and statistics show increasing rates for the 45-64 age group. High blood pressure is one of the risk factors for stroke, along with high cholesterol, obesity and diabetes. Given the connection, National Stroke Awareness and...

15th Annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum – Register Today!

15th Annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum – Register Today!

Great Plains Quality Innovation Network - Nebraska invites you to attend the 15th annual Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum. [symple_button url="https://greatplainsqin.org/neqfregistration/" color="blue" size="default" border_radius="3px" target="self" rel=""...

CMS Finalizes Quality Payment Program Rule for Year 2

CMS Finalizes Quality Payment Program Rule for Year 2

Quality Payment Program Year 2 Policies are Gradually Preparing Clinicians for Full Implementation Increasing Flexibility and Reducing Burdens CMS recently finalized policies for Year 2 of the Quality Payment Program to further reduce your burden and offer more ways...

Balancing Patient-Centered Care with Healthcare Costs

Balancing Patient-Centered Care with Healthcare Costs

Healthcare professionals face the challenges of promoting prevention in an acute care and treatment culture, while also navigating the change to value-based payment. In addition, patient satisfaction and the resulting health outcomes impact the healthcare...

Unleashing the Power of Data:  Part II Next Steps

Unleashing the Power of Data: Part II Next Steps

Part II: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. CT Hosted by the National Learning & Action Network (LAN) The first National Learning & Action Network (LAN) event: Unleashing the Power of Data was held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015.  Thank you to those...

AHRQ Report Shows Coordinated Care Slowly Changing From Goal to Reality

Health providers are getting better at working with patients to make sure they get the care they need and understand their role in the process, according to AHRQ’s newly released Chartbook on Care Coordination. Progress was most significant (improved by more than 10...

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