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.

CMS Updates Infection Control Guidance for Home Health Agencies

CMS Updates Infection Control Guidance for Home Health Agencies

CMS last week (4/23/2020) updated its infection control guidance for home health agencies participating in Medicare and Medicaid and for religious non-medical health care institutions participating in Medicare. The home health updates include additional information...

April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day

April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day

Written by: Michelle Lauckner, RN, CADDCT, CDP, RAC-CT, IP-BC; Quality Improvement Advisor [Great Plains Quality Innovation Network] This day reminds us of the need to not only support our patients and nursing home residents in the formulating and following of Advance...

POLST Conversations and Implementation: Virtual Trainings Available

POLST Conversations and Implementation: Virtual Trainings Available

Join a free Zoom session to discuss implementing Physicians Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) into your organization. Sessions will be held once per month through September. Attendance will be limited to 10 people per session, so get registered right away!...

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.