Great Plains Quality Innovation Network

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Quality Experts

Our team of subject matter experts offers technical assistance, tailored education, best practices, tools and resources for healthcare organizations and Medicare consumers. We look forward to serving as your quality improvement expert, partner and resource in the journey towards improvement.

Our Commitment

We aim to achieve better health care, improved health, safer care and lower healthcare costs. Our team works in conjunction with state partners, while pooling resources and common elements into an organization that can best serve the needs of healthcare providers and Medicare consumers across the region.

FDA Recommendation: Naloxone Discussions When Prescribing Opioids

FDA Recommendation: Naloxone Discussions When Prescribing Opioids

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration  (FDA) recommends healthcare professionals discuss naloxone with all patients when prescribing opioid pain relievers or medicines to treat opioid use disorder For all patients who are prescribed opioid pain relievers, healthcare...

Healthcare Professionals Play a Key Role In Vaccination Education

Healthcare Professionals Play a Key Role In Vaccination Education

Healthcare professionals play a key role in educating our communities about the importance of vaccination. National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is right around the corner. NIAM month [August] provides the opportunity to raise awareness and encourage everyone...

CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls – July 2020

CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls – July 2020

CMS hosts varied recurring stakeholder engagement sessions to share information related to the agency’s response to COVID-19. These sessions are open to members of the healthcare community and are intended to provide updates, share best practices among peers, and...

DePrescribing in the Elderly Webinar – Materials Available

DePrescribing in the Elderly Webinar – Materials Available

Want to test your knowledge about medications that are potentially inappropriate in older adults and learn more about polypharmacy and associated risks. You can access the July 8 DePrescribing in the Elderly Webinar presentation and recording on our Web site. Access...

Webinar Invite: De-Prescribing in the Elderly [July 8, 2020]

Webinar Invite: De-Prescribing in the Elderly [July 8, 2020]

Did you know? According to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the LOWN Institute; every day, 750 individuals [65+) in the United States are hospitalized due to serious side effects from one or more medications. Over the last decade, older people sought...

Quality Care Coalition

Join our mission to make healthcare in your organization and community better. We are looking for committed nursing homes, community leaders and healthcare organizations to partner with us. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to be change makers. Join the Great Plains Quality Care Coalition today.